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Set up my Android for Email

NOTE: The steps below are just an example of how to configure Bowdoin email on Android devices. Each Android device may be different but the settings will be similar.

Select Email from the Main Menu

main screen

On the Set up email screen:

  • Enter your Bowdoin email address in the first field. 
  • Enter your Bowdoin email password in the second field. 
  • Click Next.
set up email screen

On the Exchange server settings screen:

  • Select Exchange account for type of account
  • in the Domain\Username field, enter  bowdoincollege\"username" - where "username" is your username (e.g., bowdoincollege\ngrant)
  • In the Password field, enter your password.
  • In the Exchange Server field, enter webmail.bowdoin.edu
  • Select Use secure connection (SSL)
  • Click Next.
exchange screen

On the Account options screen:

  • Select Automatic (Push) in the Email checking frequency field.
  • Select One week in the Amount to synchronize field.
  • Check Send email from this account by default, Notify me when email arrives, and Sync contacts from this account.
  • Click Next
account settings screen

On the Set up email screen:

  • Enter a name for the account (example: Bowdoin Email) in the Give this account a name (optional) field.
  • Enter your name in the next field.
  • Click Done.
email set up screen

Note: It may take a few minutes to fully sync all your messages to your inbox.

Document author:
jpellet2
Last modified:
Jan 20, 2012