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Android Devices

  1. From the Applications menu, select Email. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android.
  2. Type your full NDSU email username (typicall and the your N.D. University System ID password, and then select Next.
  3. Select Corporate. This option may be named Exchange ActiveSync on some versions of Android.
  4. Enter your NDSU email username (typicall
  5. Enter your N.D. University System ID password.
  6. Click Next
  7. Click Continue on the warning
  8. Verify the username and password in the domain/username and password fields
  9. In the server field, type
  10. Verify port is 443 and Security Type is SSL/TLS
  11. Click Next.
  12. As soon as your phone verifies the server settings, the Account Options screen displays. The options available depend on the version of Android on your device. The options may include the following:

    1. Email checking frequency   The default value is Automatic (push). When you select this option, e-mail messages will be sent to your phone as they arrive. We recommend only selecting this option if you have an unlimited data plan.
    2. Amount to synchronize   This is the amount of mail you want to keep on your mobile phone. You can choose from several length options, including One day, Three days, and One week.
    3. Notify me when email arrives   If you select this option, your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new e-mail message.
    4. Sync contacts from this account   If you select this option, your contacts will be synchronized between your phone and your account.

  13. Select Next and then type a name for this account and the name you want displayed when you send e-mail to others. Select Done to complete the e-mail setup and start using your account.

Note: You may need to wait ten-to-fifteen minutes after you set up your account before you can send or receive e-mail.

iOS Devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod)

  1. Tap Settings
  2. Tap Mail from the Settings menu
  3. Tap Accounts and Add Account
  4. Tap Exchange.
  5. Enter your NDSU email username (typically and N.D. University System ID password.
  6. Enter a Description for the account, such as NDSU email
  7. Tap Next on the upper-right corner of the screen.
  8. Choose the type of information you want to synchronize between your account and your device, and then touch Save.

Note: If you're prompted to create a passcode, tap Continue and enter a numeric passcode. If you don’t set up a passcode, you can’t view your e-mail account on your iOS device. You can set up a passcode later in Settings.

Windows Phone

  1. On Start, flick left to the App list, tap Settings and then tap email + accounts.
  2. Tap add an account > Outlook.
  3. Enter your NDSU email username and N.D. University System ID password.
  4. Tap sign in. Windows Phone will set up your e-mail account automatically.
  5. Press OK if Exchange ActiveSync asks you to enforce policies or set a password.



Contact the IT Help Desk:

  1. Request a FREE BlackBerry Office 365 license
  2. You will receive a password (needed for activation on the device).

On your BlackBerry:

  1. Go to Options
  2. Go to Advanced Options ** on the new Blackberry's, simply press "E" in the search field.
  3. Go to Enterprise Activation

    • If you do not have an Enterprise Activation

      • Verify that you have the Enterprise Service data plan from your cellular provider
      • You may already be associated to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server

  4. Enter your NDSU email username (typically
  5. Enter your activation password obtained through the IT Help Desk
  6. Select Activate

The activation process will take several minutes; progress will be displayed on the screen.

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North Dakota State University
IT Help Desk Phone: +1 (701) 231-8685
Administrative Calls Only: +1 (701) 231-7961 / Fax: (701) 231-8541
Campus address: Quentin Burdick Building 206
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Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 4510 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:39:00 AM
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