Sync E-mail on a Windows Phone


Shippensburg University supports the use of Windows Phone for sending and receiving university e-mail. In order to set up a Windows Phone with our Exchange mail server, you will need to use the following settings after selecting Exchange for the account type.

Account type: Exchange
Email: Your Ship e-mail address (i.e. ab1234@ship.edu)
Password: Your Ship password
Mail Server: mail.ship.edu

Windows Phone e-mail setup walk-through

Follow these steps to set up your Ship e-mail account on your Windows Phone:

**Note that the selections and screenshots below represent Windows Phone 8.1.

  1. From the apps list, tap on Settings and then on email + accounts.

    Windows Phone settings
  2. Choose add an account.

    Windows Phone add account
  3. Select Exchange from the list of account types.

    Windows Phone account types
  4. Enter your Ship e-mail address and password in the designated fields. Tap on sign in when finished. Your account will be verified.

    Windows Phone account details
  5. Your account will be added and will automatically begin to synchronize. Tap on done.

    Windows Phone account added

Your account will now synchronize with your Windows Phone, which will take several minutes. Within a few minutes, you should be able to see e-mail messages in your Inbox by opening the Outlook app from the home screen.

If there are any items you do not wish to sync (like your contacts or calendars), return to the email+accounts section of Settings and deselect these from your account.

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