How To: Setting up Student Office 365 email account on iOS

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Need to set up your OKWUstudents email account on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad? Here’s how to do it.
(Note: The following steps were tested on Apple’s IOS 7.0.2)

  1. Go to ‘Settings
  2. Scroll down and find: ‘Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Click ‘Add Account
  4. Select ‘Exchange
  5. Fill in the fields shown as follows:
    1. Email: Your full email address (ex.
    2. Password: Your account password
    3. Description: What you would like this account to show up as in your list of email accounts (ex OKWU Students Email)
  6. Click ‘Next
  7. If you receive a warning that says “Cannot Verify Server Identity” select ‘Continue
  8. Chose which services you would like to sync, then click ‘Save’.
  9. You can now access your Email using the ‘Mail’ app.


Tip: By default your IOS device will only sync and store 1 week of email. If you want to quickly search for messages that are more then a week old you can store up to 1 month of emails on your device (storage space permitting). To store up to 1 month of emails go into ‘Settings’  > ‘Mail, Contacts, Calendars’ > and chose your account. Next select ‘Mail Days to Sync’, and chose how far back you would like to sync mail.