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Configure UMail for Android

As of Fall 2013, undergraduates use Apps at UMass Amherst for their UMass Amherst email.

Use these instructions to access UMail on Android mobile devices.

Note: UMass Amherst IT currently offers limited support for mobile devices. 

  1. From the Home screen, press Email icon. The Email menu will open.
  2. Enter the information for your UMail account in the Email Address and Password fields. Press Next
  3. Next, you will be prompted to choose the type of account. Select IMAP. The Incoming Server Settings screen will open. 
  4. In the User Name field, enter your NetID. Your password should already be filled in, but enter it if the field is empty. In the IMAP server field, enter mail-*.oit.umass.edu, where * is the first letter of your NetID. In the Port field, enter 993. Select SSL from the Security type drop-down. Click Next.  The Outgoing Server Settings screen will appear. 
  5. In the Security type field, select SSL. In the SMTP server field, enter mail-auth.oit.umass.edu. In the Port number field, enter 465. Select Require sign-in. Make sure that the username and password fields are filled out. Press Next. The Account Options screen will open. 
  6. Select your desired options on this screen and press Next. The Set up email screen will open.
  7. Enter a name for the account and enter the name that you wish to appear on outgoing messages (optional). Press Done