How to set up Exchange on a mobile device

How to set up Exchange on a mobile device


Connection information for setting up Exchange on a mobile device can vary depending on the Exchange account being used.


A Microsoft Exchange account and mobile device.


To setup Exchange (Active Sync), you will need the following information, setting values are provided as examples:

A note for Android users: if the Server does not work, try Proxy Server.

https proxy server:
Proxy principle certificate:
Your 365 username
Your 365 password

Other connection options in case you don’t want to use exchange (exchange is the recommended option, and multiple exchange accounts can be setup in outlook 2007 or later ):

POP setting

Server name:
Port: 995
Encryption method: SSL

IMAP setting

Server name:
Port: 993
Encryption method: SSL

SMTP setting

Server name:
Port: 587
Encryption method: TLS

iPhone users should use the same settings, though they may need a separate server, such as:

Server :

Note: You will still have access to your old exchange server and google accounts so that you can compare your mailboxes. It takes time to propagate the DNS change to office365 (72 hours at most). So some e-mails will still be delivered to your old mailboxes. All emails sent to your old mailboxes will be replicated every 24 hours.