Android Configuration

This guide shows you how to configure an Android device for Hosted Exchange.

To use ActiveSync with Android, you will require at least v 2.2 of the Android OS. As there is a such a wide range of Android phone providers with their own version of Android, OntheNet cannot support all of them. This guide describes the process for configuring Android OS 2.3.5 on a Samsung Galaxy S II but should be similar enough to other Android devices to allow a successful configuration.

1. Go to Application then Email and tap on Add Account

2. Enter your full Email address and Password. Scroll down and tap Manual Setup.

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3. You will then be asked if you want to configure POP3, IMAP, or ActiveSync. Choose ActiveSync.

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4. You will then be presented with a page to fill in more information. Fill in the following details and then tap Next.

  • Domain username: Enter your full email address. Remove any leading ‘/’ character.
  • Password:  Enter your password.
  • Exchange Server: exchange.the.net.au
  • Tick both SSL options.

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5. Once it has connected successfully, you will see the following. Click OK to continue

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6. From here, you can configure your sync settings. Normally, the defaults are fine. Click Next.

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7. Give the new Account a name. Tap Done and setup is complete. Please allow up to two minutes for it to begin working correctly.