Smartphone and Mobile Device Setup

Due to the lack of standards, rapidly changing models, operating systems, and services provided by cell phone service providers, NMU support of personal mobile devices is restricted to providing WiFi network access and the key email account information needed to access accounts on this page.

NOTE: It is best to connect to the NMU WiFi Network before setting up access to NMU Email.

  • NMU Email Account Settings

  • MES Account Settings

  • iPhone, iPad, iPod Setup

  • Android Phone and Tablet Setup

  • Kindle Fire Setup

AnchorNMU Email Account Settings

Below are the detailed settings you may have to enter in your smartphone's mail application to get your NMU email to send and deliver from your phone. Most apps are simpler, with some of the basic ways listed below.

NOTE: It is best to connect to the NMU WiFi Network before setting up access to NMU Email.

Account Type: IMAP

Your Name: User’s Name

E-Mail Address: YourID@nmu.edu

User Name: Your NMU Email

Password: *****

Remember Password: Checked

Incoming mail server: imap.gmail.com

Incoming mail server encryption: SSL

Incoming mail server port: 995

Outgoing mail server: smtp.gmail.com

My outgoing server(SMTP) requires authentication: Checked

Use same settings as my incoming mail server: Checked

Outgoing mail server encryption: TLS

Outgoing server (SMTP) port: 587

If only have option for SSL encryption:

Outgoing mail server encryption: SSL

Outgoing server (SMTP) port: 465

 

AnchorMicrosoft Exchange Account (MES) Settings
(to be discontinued in December, 2017)

Note: NMU Faculty/Staff can get an MES account by request only. Not all faculty/staff have MES accounts. The exchange.nmu.edu server also supports POP and IMAP. Accept or allow any prompts for security certificates. NMU currently issues its own security certificates which can be installed on your device from our SSL Certificate downloads page.

Your Name: User’s Given Name

E-Mail Address: YourID@mes.nmu.edu

Server Name: exchange.nmu.edu

Domain: ads

User Name: Your NMU Email ID

Password: *****

Use SSL: On

Web access: https://exchange.nmu.edu/owa

 


 

iPhone, iPad, iPod Setup

Registering on the Network

Connecting with the VPN server

Setting up NMU email

Setting up MES email

 

The following notes are provided but the process and menu choices may be different on your device.

 

AnchorConnecting with the VPN Server

The Cisco Anyconnect client is preinstalled on NMU computers. The Cisco Anyconnect client is available for Windows, MacOS, Android, and iOS operating systems.

  • Description: NMU VPN

  • Client: Cisco Anyconnect

  • Server: nmuvpn5520.nmu.edu

  • Account: YourID

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Setting up an NMU G Suite email account

  1. Download the GMail app from the App Store (you will need an Apple ID and may need a credit card on file with Apple, but the Gmail App is free.

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  3. Tap “Sign In”

  4. (If already have the gmail app setup with a personal account, go to: Add another email account to the Gmail app and click Add an account and then follow the steps there.)

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  6. Enter your nmu email address and tap "Next"

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  8. Enter your NMU password and tap "Next."

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  10. Your account should be set or you may have to provide verification like above if you have 2-Step Verification enabled.

 

If want to use the built in Mail app on the iPhone, you can try the following:

  1. Open your iPhone's Settings app.

  2. Tap Mail > Accounts > Add Account > Google.

  3. Follow the prompts to add your email and password.

 

Accessing MES Server Mail, Contacts and Calendar

You can enter these settings under "Settings," then "Mail," "Contacts," "Calendars," then "Add Account."

Email: Yourid@mes.nmu.edu

Server: ex01.ads.nmu.edu

Domain: ads

Username: Yourid

Password: *****

Description: yourid@nmu.edu

Use SSL: On

You may be prompted one or more times to allow a security certificate after setup. Click "Allow."

 

AnchorAndroid Phone and Tablet Setup

Registering on the Network

Setting up NMU email

Setting up MES mail

Connecting with the VPN Server

Syncronize with Outlook

 

To access your gmail, follow the steps under iPhone for Setting up an NMU G Suite email account using the GMail app.

 

AnchorAccessing MES Server Mail

Email: Yourid@mes.nmu.edu

Server: ex01.ads.nmu.edu

Domain: ads

Username: Yourid

Password: *****

Description: yourid@nmu.edu

Use SSL: On

You may be prompted one or more times to allow a security certificate after setup. Click "Allow."

 

AnchorConnecting with the VPN Server

The Cisco Anyconnect client is preinstalled on NMU computers. The Cisco Anyconnect client is available for Windows, MacOS, Android, and iOS operating systems.

  • Description: NMU VPN

  • Client: Cisco Anyconnect

  • Server: nmuvpn5520.nmu.edu

  • Account: YourID

AnchorSynchronize with Microsoft Office Outlook

The Google Play Store has a Microsoft Outlook application you can download and use with your NMU MES account as opposed to the built-in email application.

 


 

Kindle Fire

  • You can setup the default Kindle mail app to access your gmail or you can download the Google Play store and then download the GMail app.

Either way, you set them up similarly to the steps under iPhone for Setting up an NMU G Suite email account using the GMail app.

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