Syncing Work Email to Personal Phone

Here's how to set up your work email in:

1. Go to your iPhone or iPad's Settings > scroll down and tap Passwords & Accounts.

Note: If you're on iOS 10, go to Mail > Accounts >Add Account.

Tap Add Account.

2. Select Exchange.

3. Enter your @siskiyous.edu email address and a description of your account, such as COS. Tap Next.

Tap Sign In.

4. Enter the password associated with your email account. Tap Sign in or Next.

5. The Mail app may request certain permissions. If so, tap Accept.

Tap Allow if prompted to give permission.

6. Choose the services you want to sync with your iOS device and tap Save

7. Click on the new COS account in your accounts list. Make sure that Mail Days to Sync is set to either No Limit or 1 Month, depending on your phone's storage capacity. 
Anything older than the limit set will not show up on your phone. This is to keep the amount of information taking up space on your phone to a minimum.

1. Swipe down from the top of your screen to tap on settings.

2. Select accounts.

3. Select accounts again.

4. Select Add account.

5. Select Microsoft Exchange Active Sync.

6. Input your @siskiyous.edu email address and password, select “set as default email,” then sign in.

7. Click Apply on the security settings pop-up. 
8. Set Email sync period to either All time or 1 Month, and your Calendar sync period to either 6 months or Always stay synced, depending on your phone's storage capacity. Anything older than the limit set will not show up on your phone. This is to keep the amount of information taking up space on your phone to a minimum.
9. Select Activate.
10. Set the account name to a description of your account, such as COS. Select done.
11. Open the built-in Android Email app and verify that you have your emails.


Be aware that there are many types of mobile devices with software versions that are updated and changed regularly. Due to these constant changes, these instructions may not be entirely accurate for your device. If you are unable to sync your phone using these instructions, call x5222.

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