Configuring Email on Mobile Devices

Set up and configuring Email on iOS & Android devices.

This will explain how to configure your iPhone, iPad, or other iOS Device for your UNC e-mail account.

Please note that these instructions are for devices running iOS 9.0.
  • Start by opening the Settings App.
iOS 9 Settings Icon

  • Navigate and Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
iOS Settings
  • Tap Add Account.. and then select Exchange.
iOS Email Options
  • Enter in your Credentials.
    • Email Address - onyen@ad.unc.edu
    • Onyen Password
iOS Email Account Information
  • Tap Next to Continue.
  • Enter in the following information then tap Done.
    • Email Address - onyen@ad.unc.edu
    • Server - outlook.unc.edu
    • Username - onyen@ad.unc.edu
    • Onyen Password
iOS Email Account Details
  • Tap Save.
This will explain how to configure your Android Device for your UNC e-mail account.

Please note that these instructions are for devices running Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Navigate and Tap on Setting
  • Tap on Accounts
Android Settings
  • Tap on Exchange ActiveSync
Android ExchangeSync
  • Enter in your credentials
    • Email Address - onyen@ad.unc.edu
    • Onyen Password
Android ExchangeSync Account Information
  • Enter in the following items and tap Next to continue.
    • Email Address - onyen@ad.unc.edu
    • Onyen Password
    • Domain\Username - ad\onyen
    • Exchange Server - outlook.unc.edu
Android Exchange Server Settings
  • Tap on Next
Android Exchange Account Options
  • You will be prompted to Activate phone administrator, This is a requirement in order to get e-mail sent directly to your mobile device. Tap Activate to continue.
Android Activate Phone Administrator
  • Give the Account a name if you like, this step is optional. Tap on Next to complete the set-up.
Android Activate Phone Administrator