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Synchronising Live@Edu with an Android Device

Important Note:

All devices, whether University-owned or not, must meet the minimal device security standards in order to connect to the University email system or other sensitive systems. Please review these and ensure your device will be compliant. There is more information and advice on device security on the ITS website.

To run activesync you need to give the application admin rights to your phone, some Android phones will ask if you wish to grant this access. Unless you agree it will not continue with the setup.

Settings Select Settings (click on any image to see a larger version)
Accounts and sync Scroll to Accounts & Sync
add account Select Add account
exchange Select Exchange ActiveSync
manual setup Select Manual setup
all email settings Enter the following information Email address: Server address: Domain: leave blank Username: (Your IT services username) Password: your IT Services password Tick "This server requires an encrypted SSL connection" On some phones (e.g. Samsung) it is necessary to put the username in the following format, this is indicated in the phone's setup wizard:\

sync When you select Next you will be asked what you wish to sync, and how often
processing You will then be asked what to call the account (this is only used to identify the account on your phone) When it has completed the setup select Finish setup
email icon Select the email icon to see your email



Additional features

 phone To select which folders from your email account synchronise with the phone When you are in the email program select the menu button (number 7 on the diagram)
 email menu Select More 
 email setttings Select Settings
 email sent and receive Select Send and Receive
 folder to sync Select Folder to sync
 folder sync Select the folders you wish to sync with the phone, by default Inbox is the only selected folder

Private calendar entries when pushed to a mobile phone retain their privacy however once edited on a mobile phone will revert to a non private event. Private Calendar entries cannot currently be created from this mobile phone.