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Configure Android for Campus Email

Read your UC San Diego email on Android.

First, find where your mail lives

Find where mail sent to your @ucsd.edu email address is delivered with the Account Lookup Tool.

Next, follow the instructions below for your account type

UCSD Gmail account

1. Enable IMAP

Sign into UC San Diego Gmail at gmail.ucsd.edu.

  • Select your UC San Diego email or click Add Account.

Click the gear icon and select Settings.

Under the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab, select Enable IMAP.

Click Save Changes.


2. Add Account to Your Mail App

Open your preferred mail application to add your account. If your mail app allows you to log in with a Gmail account, log in.

Log into Gmail

If your mail application doesn't let you log in with Gmail, select Add Account → Other (POP3/IMAP).

  • Account Name: What you would like to name your mailbox
  • Your Name: How your name will display

Next, press Manual Setup.


3. Incoming settings

  • Protocol: IMAP
  • Email Address: Your UC San Diego email address
  • Username: Your UC San Diego email address
  • Password: Your password
  • IMAP Server: imap.gmail.com
  • Security Type: SSL
  • Server Port: 993

Incoming settings


4. Outgoing server settings

  • Login required: Yes
  • Username: Your UC San Diego email address
  • Password: Your password
  • SMTP Server: smtp.gmail.com
  • Security Type: SSL
  • Server Port: 465

Outgoing server settings

acsmail.ucsd.edu

1. Add Account

Open the Mail application and click the dropdown menu in the top-right. Select Add Account → Other (POP3/IMAP).

  • Account Name: What you would like to name your mailbox
  • Your Name: How your name will display

Next, press Manual Setup.


2. Incoming settings

  • Protocol: IMAP
  • Email Address: Your UC San Diego email address
  • Username: If your email is jsmith@ucsd.edu, your username is "jsmith"
  • Password: Your password
  • IMAP Server: acsmail.ucsd.edu
  • Security Type: SSL
  • Server Port: 993

Incoming settings


3. Outgoing server settings

  • Login required: Yes
  • Username: If your email is jsmith@ucsd.edu, your username is "jsmith"
  • Password: Your password
  • SMTP Server: smtp.ucsd.edu
  • Security Type: SSL
  • Server Port: 465

Outgoing server settings

mail.ucsd.edu or ad.ucsd.edu

Your mail is delivered through the campus Exchange server.


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