For Students

Made available by the Information Technology Department and provided through the Student Tech Fee.

iPhone, iPod touch, iPad Settings

• Mail Setup [IOS 5]

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Step 1

Open the Settings
 

Open the Settings

Step 2

Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars

Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars

Step 3

Select ‘Microsoft Exchange’
 

Select ‘Microsoft Exchange’

     
Step 4

Enter your email, information, and for the Domain type hostos.cuny.edu. Click ‘Next’

Enter your email, information, and for the Domain type hostos.cuny.edu. Click ‘Next’

Step 5

Enter Server: webmail.hostos. cuny .edu. Press ‘Next’

 

Enter Server: webmail.hostos. cuny .edu. Press ‘Next’

Step 6

Use SSL must be turned ‘ON’ . Press ‘Done’


 

Use SSL must be turned ‘ON’ . Press ‘Done’

   
Step 7

Press ‘Save’

 

 

Press ‘Save’

Step 8

To ensure the delivery of your Hostos email when creating a new message please change the ‘From’ to your Hostos account.


To ensure the delivery of your Hostos email when creating a new message please change the ‘From’ to your Hostos account.

 

• Mail Setup [IOS 6]

Setting up Hostos email on an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad requires an unlock password.

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Step 1

Open the settings and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars

Open the Settings

Step 2

Select ‘Add Account...’

Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars

Step 3

Select ‘Microsoft Exchange’

Select ‘Microsoft Exchange’

     
Step 4

Enter your Hostos email and password. Provide a description then tap ‘Next’

Enter your email, information, and for the Domain type hostos.cuny.edu. Click ‘Next’

Step 5

Server: webmail.hostos. cuny .edu. Tap ‘Next’

Enter Server: webmail.hostos. cuny .edu. Press ‘Next’

Step 6

Select items to sync. Tap ‘Save’

Use SSL must be turned ‘ON’ . Press ‘Done’

   
Step 7

You will be prompted to enter a passcode

Note: If a passcode is not entered, the mail setup will not work.

Press ‘Save’

Step 8

Enter a ‘New passcode’ then tap ‘Save’. You will then receive another screen to confirm the passcode. Your Hostos email will begin loading shortly.

To ensure the delivery of your Hostos email when creating a new message please change the ‘From’ to your Hostos account.

 

• Synchronizing Contacts and Calendars

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Synchronizing Contacts

Note the message “What would you like to do with the existing local contacts on your iPhone

  1. Keep on my iPhone
  2. Delete

Synchronizing Contacts

Synchronizing Calendars

Note the message “What would you like to do with the existing local calendars on your iPhone

  1. Keep on my iPhone
  2. Delete

Synchronizing Calendars

 

 

 

• Recover Deleted Items

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Step 1

Open your mail app

Step 2

Under ‘Accounts’ Select YOUR Hostos account

Step 3

Select ‘Trash’

     
Step 4

Select the message to be restored and select the ‘move’ icon

Step 5

Select the folder you want to put the message in.  in this case it will be the ‘Inbox’

 

Android Settings

• Mail Setup

Screens below are based on ICS 4.0 and may vary on different devices and versions. Older versions are also compatible. If you need further assistance, please visit the IT Help Desk.

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Step 1

Open the ‘Mail’ app on your Android phone

Step 2

Select ‘Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync’

Step 3

Enter your Hostos email address and password. Press ‘Next’

     
Step 4

Ensure that all settings match the screenshot. Then press ‘Next’

Step 5

Ensure that all settings match the screenshot. Then press ‘Next’

Step 6

Select the Data to synchronize

     
Step 7

Enter a name for this account. You can name it anything you choose  Press ‘Finish Setup’ once you are done

Step 8

Press ‘OK’ to accept the Security Policy

 

Step 9

Select ‘Activate’. By selecting this option you will be agreeing to the terms listed

     
Step 10

To access Hostos email on your mobile device you will be required to have a phone unlock password if you don’t already have one

 

Note: This password will become your device password and will be needed to unlock your device.

Whenever your password changes, you must update the password used in the device as well. This can be done by tapping ‘Menu’ -> ‘Settings’ -> Account Settings.