Setting up Apple iOS Mail for Outlook


  1. While configuring your devices, some screens may look different from the examples. If you need assistance, call the IT Help Desk, (616) 331-2101.
  2. Here’s what you will need: Exchange email: username@gvsu.edu (this document is dissettj-test@gvsu.edu) Server: mail.exchange.gvsu.edu Domain: office.ads.gvsu.edu Username: username (this document uses dissettj-test)

configuring your devices


3. Select (tap) Mail, Contacts, Calendars and tap Add Account

Here’s what you will need: Exchange email: username@gvsu.edu (this document is dissettj-test@gvsu.edu) Server: mail.exchange.gvsu.edu Domain: office.ads.gvsu.edu Username: username (this document uses dissettj-test)


4. Choose Microsoft Exchange

Choose Microsoft Exchange


5. On this screen (below), you will need to add: 1. your email address 2. Domain (office.ads.gvsu.edu) 3. your username (everything before the @ in your email address) 4. your email password 5. a description of the account (example: GVSU Outlook)

On this screen (below), you will need to add:


6. Tap Next Page 3 of 5 The mail program may detect and add the server, but if not:add mail.exchange.gvsu.edu to the server (below was detected

The mail program may detect and add the server, but if not:add mail.exchange.gvsu.edu to the server (below was detected)


7. Tap Next Review the configuration. Tap Done. You now have some options of what you want to sync. For Outlook contacts you will need to tap the Contacts to ON. (screens below show the default OFF and the iPhone/iPod Touch has been tapped ON)

The iPad has now had the contacts selected to be ON and the messages below ask the user to decide if they want to keep their local contacts or s y n c t o t h e i r O u t l o o k Account.

The result of keeping all contacts is illustrated on the grouping of the address books (right).


8. If you choose to keep all contacts, they will be organized by groups in your Contacts list and will include the GVSU Outlook Global Address List. The iPad view (example right) of contacts will vary depending on how many contact lists you have maintained on your device. These choices are common for all iOS devices. The result of keeping all contacts is illustrated on the grouping of the address books (right)

The result of keeping all contacts is illustrated on the grouping of the address books (right).