Office365 - Configure Office 365 Account - Android

This document provides an overview for setting up an Office 365 account on an Android device.

Because Android devices from different carriers and manufacturers have differing user interfaces and features, we are unable to provide detailed step-by-step instructions. The basic information below should get you connected.

Once you start the configuration process (select Exchange/Active Sync/Office 365/Corporate account type), use the basic information below to configure your account.

Important: If you receive an error during the configuration process and are unable to connect to your Office 365 account, return to the initial account setup screen and click on the "Manual" button and enter the required settings.

  1. Open Settings. Select Add Account.

    android add account

  2. Select Exchange account.

    android account type

  3. Enter your Email address and Password.

    android account setup

  4. Enter the following information in each field.

    Account Settings

    • e-ID password

    Incoming Server (Exchange Server)

    Security Type
    • SSL/TLS (Accept All Certificates)

    Select Next.

    android account setup

  5. If prompted with a Remote security administration notification, Select OK.

    android remote security administration

  6. If prompted with Activate device administrator screen select Activate.

    android activate device

  7. If prompted with an Account settings Sync menu. Select desired settings and select DONE.

    android account settings

IMAP4/POP3/SMTP Configuration Parameters

If setting up your account to use IMAP4/POP3/SMTP (manual setup must be selected), use the following settings (Note: POP3 is not recommended):

Server Name


Encryption Method


Keywords:office 365, configure, Android, setup, phone, mobile, email, email setup   Doc ID:51568
Owner:Jeff P.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2015-05-20 15:48 CDTUpdated:2021-06-07 09:40 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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