To set up an email account in Outlook for Android: 

Exchange or OWA-only mailbox
POP/IMAP mailbox

Exchange or OWA-only mailbox

  1. Enable ActiveSync on the mailbox.
    Read the Knowledge Base article on How Do I Activate ActiveSync Service For A User? for instructions.
    Read the Knowledge Base article on ActiveSync For OWA-Only Mailboxes for more information.
  2. Open Outlook, enter your full email address and click Continue.
  3. Select Exchange as your account type.
    Automatic

  4. Enter credentials and tap Check to use automatic configuration.


  5. Enter all the settings manually if automatic configuration fails.
    To specify server settings manually, click Show advanced settings.
    • Server name: your Exchange Proxy server name. You can find the server name in HostPilot® Control Panel under Services > Mailboxes > Mobile > ActiveSync page or in My Services > ActiveSync. 
      There are two sets of settings that can be used for Domain and Username fields:
    • Domain: Leave it blank
      Username: specify the full email address
    • ActiveSync domain and username that can be found in HostPilot® Control Panel under Services > Mailboxes > Mobile > ActiveSync page or in My Services > ActiveSync.

Note: OWA-only mailbox cannot be connected to Outlook app via IMAP protocol.

POP/IMAP mailbox

  1. Open Outlook, enter your full email address and click Continue.
  2. Select IMAP as your account type.

  3. Enter credentials and tap Check to use automatic configuration.

  4. Enter all the settings manually and tap Check if automatic configuration fails.
    • To specify server settings manually, click Show advanced settings.
      IMAP Incoming Mail Server: you can find the incoming mail server in HostPilot® Control Panel under Services > Mailboxes > POP/IMAP Email > View Instructions 
    • IMAP Username: your full email address
    • IMAP Password: your mailbox password
    • SMTP Outgoing Mail Server: you can find the incoming mail server in HostPilot® Control Panel under Services > Mailboxes > POP/IMAP Email > View Instructions 
    • SMTP Username: your full email address
    • SMTP Password: your mailbox password

Note: Outlook app does not support shared folders.

If you need to use shared folders or shared calendars on the mobile device use OWA app instead. Read Knowledge Base article on How To View A Shared Exchange Calendar On Mobile Device for instructions.