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Configure iOS for Campus Email

Read your UC San Diego email on your iPhone or iPad.

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 iOS

Open the Settings application, then go to Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Select Add Account → Google.


3. Sign in with your Google Account

  • Email: Your UC San Diego email address
  • Password: Your password

Sign in with your Google Account

acsmail.ucsd.edu

1. Add Account to iOS

Open the Settings application, then go to Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Select Add Account → Other → Add Mail Account.


2. New Account

  • Name: How your name will display
  • Email: Your UC San Diego email address
  • Password: Your password
  • Description: What you would like to name your mailbox

New Account


3. Configure Account

Select IMAP from the two account types.

Incoming Mail Server

  • Host Name: acsmail.ucsd.edu
  • User Name: If your email is jsmith@ucsd.edu, your username is "jsmith"
  • Password: Your password

Outgoing Mail Server

  • Host Name: smtp.ucsd.edu
  • User Name: If your email is jsmith@ucsd.edu, your username is "jsmith"
  • Password: Your password

Configure Account

mail.ucsd.edu or ad.ucsd.edu

Your mail is delivered through the campus Exchange server. Learn how to set up Exchange on your iPhone or iPad.


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