Android: Email On Default Apps

These instructions will set up your NHD email account on your Android smartphone or tablet.
You will use your Android’s built-in Mail, Calendar, and Contacts apps respectively.

WE RECOMMEND YOU REMOVE YOUR GOOGLE ACCOUNT FIRST


STEP 1:
Update your Gmail app to the latest version:

  • Open the Google Play Store app on your phone.
  • Type “Gmail” into the search bar and then select Update.

NOTE: If the update option is not available, you’re already on the latest version.

After the update is installed, tap the Gmail app icon to open it.

STEP 2:
Tap the menu icon in the upper left corner > Settings > Add account > Exchange and Office 365.

IMPORTANT:Do NOT choose “Outlook, Hotmail, and Live”

STEP 3:
Enter your full email address and tap Next.

Enter your password and tap Next.


STEP 4:
Follow any prompts you may get, including security permissions. You may also be asked to set your sync settings and a display name.

If you use Office 365 for business, you may also be asked to give additional security control. In this case, choose Activate.

STEP 5:
Go to your inbox. If you see a message from with a subject that says “Action Required to Sync,” follow these steps:

NOTE: If you don’t see this message, skip this step.

  • Tap the email message to open it.
  • Tap the Use another Mail app instead link to enable sync with the Gmail app.

STEP 6:
Pull down the Android notification bar by swiping down from the top of your screen.

If you see a notification that reads “Unable to sync calendar and contacts,” tap it. Then tap Allow to give access.

NOTE: If you don’t see a sync error notification, you’re good to go!

You’re done!


ISSUES OR QUESTIONS

You can reach out to:
Gabriel Castro, Marketing and IT Director
Email: gcastro@nhdistrict.org
Phone: 509-881-1295 (Text is preferred)