Outlook: Adding your USNH Email Account to an Android Device


This article provides instructions on how to add your USNH email account to Outlook app on an Android mobile device.



Task: To add your USNH email account to your Outlook application.



Step 1 - Download and open the Outlook for Android application. The Outlook application is available for free from the Google Play Store 

Step 2 - Tap Get Started if it's your first time. Otherwise, open the Menu and tap Settings.

Outlook Android Menu







Step 3 - Tap Add Account > Add Email Account.

Outlook Android Account Page






Step 4 - For your email address, enter your username@usnh.edu (fully qualified username, example: jbd2519@usnh.edu) and tap Continue

Outlook Android Add Account Page











Step 5 - You will be passed over to the University System of New Hampshire password page.  Enter your Password and tap Submit

Step 6 - If MFA is requested, verify yourself using the method you set up.

Outlook Android 2-Step Authentication










Step 7 - Tap Activate. Outlook may also request permission to access your calendar, contacts, etc. Tap Yes or Allow.

Android Outlook Device Policy

















Your USNH email account displays in your Outlook application. It may take a few minutes for your email to sync to the Outlook app on your mobile device. This is expected behaviour. You can now send and receive email, and create and accept calendar invitations all in one convenient Outlook app.  

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Task: To add your USNH email account to your built-in email application.

ET&S recommends using the Outlook App for the best experience. Using the built-in email application may not work. 

If you would like to try, Microsoft provides instructions on how to setup various standard email applications on Android 

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Further Readings

Outlook: Adding your USNH Email Account to an iOS Device

Outlook: Accessing your USNH Email in a Web Browser

Set up email in the Outlook for Android App - Microsoft Support 

Set Up Email in built-in Android email apps - Microsoft Support 

Setting up Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) for M365  


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Visit the Technology Help Desk Support page to locate your local campus contact information or to submit an online technology support request.  For password issues you must call or visit the Help Desk in person.  

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Article ID: 1650
Fri 7/19/19 6:15 PM
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Applicable Institution(s):
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
USNH System Office