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Set Up ISU Exchange on Mobile Devices

These instructions contain general information for faculty and staff to configure their mobile devices to work with ISU's Exchange email server. Students can find information about setting up CyMail on their mobile devices on the CyMail service page.

For information specific to your device, see your owner's manual. Before you can set up your device to work with Exchange, you will need to register your wireless device to access the ISU network.

  1. Select Settings.
  2. Select Accounts & Sync.
  3. Select Add Account.
  4. Select Exchange ActiveSync or Corporate.
  5. Enter
    • Email Address: net-id@iastate.edu
    • Server Address: exchange.iastate.edu
    • Domain: iastate.edu
    • Username: net-id
    • Password: Your Net-ID password
  6. Check both Use SSL and Accept all SSL Certificates.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Configure optional settings
    • How frequent you wish the device to check your email
    • Amount of mail to synchronize
    • Calendar items to synchronize
    • Contacts to synchronize
  9. Click Save or Finish and your device will begin synchronizing with the ISU Exchange server.

Ensure that the device has been activated through your wireless provider and that the wireless connection is enabled on the device.

  1. Select ActiveSync or Settings.
  2. Select Menus.
  3. Select Configure Server.
  4. Enter
    • Server Address: exchange.iastate.edu
    • Email Address: netid@iastate.edu
    • Username: netid
    • Password: Your Net-ID password
    • Domain: iastate
  5. If prompted, choose to use and accept all SSL certificates.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Check Save password.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Select the desired items to sync (E-Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks).
  10. Click Finish and your device will begin synchronizing with the ISU Exchange server.
  1. Select Settings.
  2. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Select Add Account.
  4. Select Microsoft Exchange.
  5. Enter
    • Email Address: netid@iastate.edu
    • Domain: iastate
    • Username: netid
    • Password: Your Net-ID password
  6. Click Next.
  7. A Server Address field will appear. Enter: exchange.iastate.edu
  8. Click Next.
  9. Choose what you want to sync: Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  10. Click Save and your device will begin synchronizing with the ISU Exchange server.
  1. Press Start.
  2. Select ActiveSync or Settings.
  3. Select Menus.
  4. Select Configure Server.
  5. Enter
    • Server Address: exchange.iastate.edu
    • Email Address: netid@iastate.edu
    • Username: netid
    • Password: Your Net-ID password
    • Domain: iastate
  6. If prompted, choose to use and accept all SSL certificates.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Check Save password.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Select the desired items to sync (E-Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks).
  11. Click Finish and your device will begin synchronizing with the ISU Exchange server.