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Student and Alumni Email and Calendar

Configuring the Default Email Application on a Samsung Device


  • Backup your device; and,
  • Update your device's operating system to the most recent, compatible version.

Follow the instructions below to configure your Sheridan Office 365 account for use with the default Email application on your Android device.

  1. Launch the Settings application.

  2. Select Add Account.
    Add Account

  3. Select Email
    add account - Email

  4. Enter your Sheridan email address (must be in the format of and password. Tap Manual setup when done.
    account details screen

  5. Choose MICROSOFT EXCHANGE ACTIVESYNC as the account type.
    Account type screen

  6. Enter your account details as illustrated below. Tap NEXT when done.
    • Domain\user name: \
    • Password: your Sheridan password
    • Tap the check box beside Use secure connection (SSL)

    Account Configuration details

  7. Depending on your device, you may see an activation warning. Tap OK.
    activation warning

  8. You will see a Remote security administration message asking you to allow outlook.office365 to remotely control some security features for your device. Tap OK.
    Remote security admin

  9. Configure your account options and select NEXT.
    account options

  10. You will be prompted to activate device administrator. Review the details on screen and tap ACTIVATE to continue.
  11. remote admin warning

  12. Give your account a name (optional) and choose DONE to complete the setup.
    account setup complete

  13. You can now launch the Email app to access your Sheridan Office 365 email account.
    email launch
    inbox example

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