Android

These instructions might vary slightly across devices and versions, but are expected to be helpful to all users of the Android OS. If you do not use Exchange as your BU email service, please see the instructions for BU Google Mail.

  1. Open Mail.
  2. Select Add Account.
  3. Enter your complete e-mail address, which is login@bu.edu (where login is your BU login name.)
  4. Enter your password (which is your Kerberos password if you are on AD and your AD2 password if you are on AD2).
  5. Click Next.
  6. For Account type choose Exchange.
  7. If prompted enter xmail.bu.edu for the server address.
  8. If prompted check Use Secure Connection and Accept All SSL Certificates.
  9. Set your Account options such as Days To Sync, Notifications, Sync Contacts, Sync Calendar.
  10. Click Next.
  11. Name the account to distinguish between multiple accounts.
  12. Click Next.