Webmail by Google email Setup Instructions for Android


Note: Before you can set up your mobile device for use with Webmail by Google, you must first:

1. Enable IMAP in Webmail by Google

2. Set your Webmail by Google IMAP/POP password


There are two options for setting up Webmail by Google on an Android device:

Webmail by Google email Setup Instructions for Android GMAIL (Google Mail) Application

These instructions are for Android devices running Android 2.2 (Froyo) and higher. Although these instructions may work on devices running an older version of Android, such devices are not supported.

  1. Ensure you have an active network connection
    1. If using NJIT’s wireless network, ensure you have authenticated with your UCID
  2. Open Settings on your device
  3. Select Accounts & sync
  4. Select Add Account
  5. Select Google
  6. Sign in with your UCID and IMAP Password (Different than your UCID password)
  7. Select the items you wish to keep synced to your device
    1. For your email, select Gmail
    2. For your address book, select Contacts
    3. For your calendar, select Calendar

You can now access your NJIT email through the Gmail app.
You can now access your NJIT calendar through the Calendar app.
You can now access your NJIT address book through the Contacts or People app, depending on your device’s configuration.

Webmail by Google email Setup Instructions for Android MAIL Application

Simple:

  1. Note: Some Android phone email set-ups are more automated than others. These are instructions for automated set-ups. The detailed instructions are below, if needed.
  2. On your phone, press Home, then open the Email application.
  3. On the Your accounts page, select Next to get started with setup.
  4. Enter your full Webmail by Google (Gmail) address and password, then select Next.
  5. On the next screen, you can give the account a nickname and choose the display name on your outgoing messages. Select Done.
  6. You're done. You can verify your settings from the Inbox view by tapping Menu > Account settings.

Detailed:

Note: Some Android phone email set-ups are more automated than others. Your phone may have some of these settings built in. These are general detailed instructions.

  1. On your phone, press Home, then open the Email application.
  2. On the Your accounts page, select Next or Add Account to get started with setup.
  3. Enter your full Webmail by Google email address (UCID@njit.edu) and password, then select Next.
  4. Select IMAP account and then select Next.

On the 'Incoming server settings' page, some fields may be pre-populated. Make sure to change the following:

  1. For Username, enter your full Webmail by Google (UCID@njit.edu) email address
  2. For IMAP server, enter 'imap.gmail.com'
  3. For Port, enter '993'
  4. For Security type, select 'SSL (always)'
  5. Select Next

On the Outgoing server settings page, some fields may be pre-populated. Make sure to change the following:

  1. For SMTP3 server, enter 'smtp.gmail.com'
  2. For Port, enter '465'
  3. For Security type, select 'SSL (always)'
  4. Select Next and continue through the setup options.

You can verify your settings from the Inbox view by tapping Menu > Account settings.

  1. Incoming settings
  2. IMAP server: 'imap.gmail.com'
  3. Port: '993'
  4. Security type: 'SSL (always)'

Outgoing settings

  1. SMTP server: 'smtp.gmail.com'
  2. Port: '465'
  3. Security type: 'SSL (always)'
  4. Now that your account is set up, learn how actions in your client sync with Webmail by Google (Gmail).
Last Updated: June 29, 2017