Iphone — Setup Exchange Active Sync Email Account

To set up Exchange:

Step 1:

On the iPhone, tap the Settings icon


Step 2:

Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars option. Tap Add Account then Microsoft Exchange

Step 3:

The Exchange setup screen will open. Enter the following information:

  • Email—Enter your entire email address (e.g., myname@mydomain.com), using all lowercase letters.
  • Domain—Enter the Domain addressfrom the Setting Up ActiveSync 
  • Username—Enter the User name(e.g., myname_mydomain.com) from the Setting Up ActiveSync  The User name is different from the email address.
  • Password—Enter the password for your email account.
  • Description—Enter a descriptive name for your account (e.g., My Work Account). This description will be visible only to you.

Step 4:

Tap the Next button and the device will attempt to verify the account. You may receive an “Unable to Verify Certificate message.” Tap the Accept

Step 5:

The device will continue verifying the account. Once complete, tap the Server field, and enter the Server address from the Setting Up ActiveSync 

Step 6:

Tap the Next button and the device will try to create a secure (SSL) connection to your Exchange server. If it cannot do this, it will try a non-SSL connection. If it asks for confirmation, tap Yes to continue

Step 7:

Tap the ON/OFF buttons to select the information types to synchronize with Exchange and Tap the Done

Note: In order for contacts to sync from the device to the server you will have to change the default account for settings to “Exchange” rather than “On my iPhone.”

Settings > Mail, Calendar, Contacts > Select the Exchange Account > Scroll down to contacts > Default Account  > Change to Exchange.

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