Setting up Office 365 in Android phones and tablets

By: Emiley J Printer Friendly Format    

In a recent Office 365 migration from On-premise exchange to Office 365, everything was fine except for the Android Activesync setup. In fact, we were trying all sorts of different settings and finally found this one which worked in all the android devices.

  1. Go to Settings / Accounts & Sync
  2. Click on "Add Account", select "Corporate"
  3. You can enter your email and password
  4. For the "Domain\Username" you need to enter the full email address with a "\" in front (eg. \[email protected])
  5. Next, you need to change the server to m.outlook.com
  6. Click Next and you should be almost all set.
  7. You will get a new window popup warning about allowing permissions to the device administrator. Basically, an Office 365 admin can remotely wipe your phone, but you won’t be able to sync your calendars if you don’t accept this.
  8. Thats it. You are done.





Most Viewed Articles (in Office365 )

Email limits and message limitations in Office 365

365 office login (office 365 login)

How to configure Outlook in a staged migration of Office 365

Configure Outlook Manually for Office 365

Comparison: SharePoint Online Plan 1 vs SharePoint Online Plan 2

On-premise Exchange and Lync Online integration

What is Office 365 Small Business Premium?

Making your Alias email as 'Send As' in Office 365

An Outlook Live mailbox wasn't found for the user.

Outlook Live couldn't connect to the IMAP server.

Error: "the current user is required to be a builtin\administrator directory sync - Office 365 Directory Sync

Configure IIS as SMTP relay server for Office 365

Setting up Office 365 in Android phones and tablets

Adding and deleting new users in Active Directory when DirSync is running - Office 365

Directory Synchronization tool in Office 365

Latest Articles (in Office365)

Comment on this tutorial