Configuring Lafayette Email on Smartphones

Lafayette's email and calendaring system, Zimbra, provides real-time synchronization of email, contacts, and calendar information between the Zimbra server and any smartphone with ActiveSync technology.

If you plan on having your smartphone vendor configure your device for you, please print this page and bring it with you to the phone store.

To configure your Lafayette email on most smartphones:

  1. On your smartphone, find the mail configuration settings. On many devices you need to select Exchange Server to access these settings.
  2. Enter your account information:
    • Set "Email" to your full Lafayette Email address.
    • Domain: leave blank (Windows Mobile devices may require you to enter lafayette.edu)
    • Username: your Lafayette NetID
    • Password: your Lafayette password
    • Description: This field is optional, but you can put something like "Lafayette Email."
    • Exchange Server information: Enter the appropriate server:
      • Employees: facstaff-mail.lafayette.edu
      • Students: students-mail.lafayette.edu

To configure your Lafayette email on an iOS device (e.g., iPhone, iPad):

  1. From the iOS device home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap "Mail, Contacts, Calendars," then tap Add Account.
  3. Tap account type "Exchange".
  4. Enter your account information:
    • Set "Email" to your full Lafayette Email address.
    • Domain: leave blank
    • Username: your Lafayette NetID
    • Password: your Lafayette password
    • Description: This field is optional, but you can put something like "Lafayette Email."
    • Server: enter the appropriate server:
      • Employees: facstaff-mail.lafayette.edu
      • Students: students-mail.lafayette.edu
  5. Tap the items you want to use on your iOS device (e.g., mail, contacts, calendars).

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