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iPhone, iPod touch, iPad Settings

Mail Setup [IOS 10]
Setting up Hostos email (Exchange ActiveSync) on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
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Step 1:

Tap 'Settings' app on the home screen

Tap 'Settings' app on the home screen

Step 2:

Tap 'Mail'

Tap 'Mail'

Step 3:

Tap 'Accounts'

Tap 'Accounts'

Step 4:

Tap 'Add Account'

Tap 'Add Account'

Step 5:

Tap 'Exchange'

Tap 'Exchange'

Step 6:

Enter your Hostos email address and password. Provide a description then tap 'Next'

Enter your Hostos email address and password. Provide a description then tap 'Next'

Step 7:

Enter the following, then tap 'Next' and wait for Mail to verify your account

Server:
webmail.hostos.cuny.edu

Domain:
hostos.cuny.edu

Username: Your Hostos user name

Enter 'Server', 'Domain' and 'Username'

Step 8:

Choose the content you want to sync then tap 'Save'

Choose the content you want to sync then tap 'Save'

Step 9:

You will be prompted to enter iPhone unlock passcode. If a passcode is not set, the mail setup will not work. Tap 'Continue'

Tap 'Continue'

Step 10:

Enter a 'New passcode' then tap 'Continue'

Enter a 'New passcode' then tap 'Continue'

You will receive another screen to confirm the passcode. Re-enter the passcode then tap 'Save'

Step 11:

Your Hostos email account now appears in the Mail, Contacts, Calendars section. To Adjust the Mail days to sync (Optional) Select 'Hostos email' account

To Adjust the Mail days to sync (Optional) Select 'Hostos email' account

Step 12:

Tap 'Mail Days to Sync'. Adjust the Mail days to sync according to your preferences then tap 'Mail …' The Initial sync will take approximately 5-10 minutes

Tap 'Mail Days to Sync'

To access the emails, go to 'Mail' app on the home screen and tap 'Hostos email'.

Note: Remember to update the password in the 'Hostos email' account settings each time the password is reset for the Hostos email.

Android Settings

Mail Setup [Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow]
Screens below may vary on different devices and versions. If you need further assistance, please visit the IT Service Desk, room A-226.
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Step 1:

Tap 'Settings'app on the home screen

Tap 'Settings'app on the home screen

Step 2:

Navigate to Personal and tap 'Accounts'

Navigate to Personal and tap 'Accounts'

Step 3:

Tap 'Add Account'

Tap 'Add Account'

Step 4:

Tap 'Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync'

Tap 'Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync'

Step 5:

Enter your Hostos email address and password. Then tap 'SIGN IN'

Enter your Hostos email address and password. Then tap 'SIGN IN'

Step 6:

Enter the domain and exchange server.

Domain\Username:
hostoscc\username

Exchange Server:
webmail.hostos.cuny.edu

Then tap 'SIGN IN' and wait for Mail to verify your account

Enter the domain and exchange server

Step 7:

Tap 'CONTINUE'

Tap 'CONTINUE'

Step 8:

Tap 'OK' to accept the Security Policy

Tap 'OK' to accept the Security Policy

Step 9:

Choose the content you want to sync and tap 'SIGN IN'

Choose the content you want to sync and tap 'SIGN IN'

Step 10:

Tap 'Activate'. By selecting this option you will be agreeing to the terms listed

Tap 'Activate'

Step 11:

Enter a name for this account. You can name it anything you choose, when finished tap 'DONE'

Enter a name for this account

Step 12:

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 pin or password will become your device password and will be needed to unlock your device.

Enter unlock password

Step 13:

Please select the option you wish and tap 'DONE'

Please select the option you wish and tap 'DONE'

Step 14:

To turn on fingerprint lock and use fingerprints to unlock the phone as well as your PIN tap 'USE'. Otherwise tap 'LATER'. Once completed, it will take you back to your 'Account' menu. Exit out of your settings.

Turn on fingerprint lock

Note: Remember to update the password in the 'Hostos email' account settings each time the password is reset for the Hostos email.