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
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.
Tap the menu icon in the upper left corner > Settings > Add account > Exchange and Office 365.
IMPORTANT:Do NOT choose “Outlook, Hotmail, and Live”
Enter your full email address and tap Next.
Enter your password and tap Next.
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.
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.
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!
ISSUES OR QUESTIONS
You can reach out to:
Gabriel Castro, Marketing and IT Director
Phone: 509-881-1295 (Text is preferred)