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Configuring the Gmail App on an Android Device

Follow the instructions below to configure your Sheridan email account for use with the Gmail app on your Android device.

  1. Launch the Settings app.

  2. Tap GENERAL at the top of the window and then select Accounts. Choose Add Account.
    add account screen

  3. Choose Exchange from the list of account types.
    email account options

  4. Enter your Sheridan email address. It should be in the format: username@sheridancollege.ca. Tap NEXT when done.
    enter email address

  5. Enter your Sheridan password at the prompt. Tap NEXT.
    enter password


  6. The next screen will display some additional server settings. Make the following changes:
    • For Domain\Username change it from your email address to: shernet\username
    • Change the server address to: mail.sheridancollege.ca
    • Tap NEXT when done

    example of server settings

  7. The Remote security administration warning will appear. Tap OK.
    remote security alert

  8. The device administrator alert will appear next. Tap ACTIVATE.
    device admin alert

  9. Your account configuration should now be complete. You can give the account a name if you wish. If not, your email address will be used as an account identifier.
    setup complete

  10. You can now launch the Gmail app to access your Sheridan, Office 365 email account. Note that it can take several minutes for your account settings to synchronize and your email to appear.
  11. gmail launch example
    gmail inbox example

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