Posted By Tommy

Edu account email on Android

I’ve got a Nexus One, and I want to receive my Microsoft Live@Edu account on my phone.

It should be easy to do and it is except that there’s some information that is required to do this.
The main thing is the server address. It is listed at:

Mobile Device URLs
Your mobile device URL is determined by the storage location of your Microsoft Online Services data. To connect to Microsoft Exchange Online, your cellular service plan must support Windows Mobile.

Asia Pacific (APAC)
Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)
North America

Select the correct server. For Australia, that’s then

You also need your domain\username, where domain is nothing (“”), and username is your email. So you should get something like: \
Notice that backslash. You need it. On my phone on-screen keyboard, I needed to press the numbers button to bring up the numbers on-screen keyboard, and then press the symbols button to bring up the symbols on-screen keyboard.

So open up the Email Application, open the menu with the menu button, then fill in your email address and password. The easiest thing to do is select “Manual setup” where you can then select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. Now it’s time to enter the details we worked out above.

Domain\Username: \
Password: ***********

That’s it! Press Next, and iff you’re lucky, you’re now the proud owner of a Microsoft Exchange Sync account that pushes to your mobile phone. In my experience the push delivers the mail almost instantly after it’s sent, but it doesn’t drain the battery like the Twitter push.

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  1. Tom Anderson says:

    These procedures may be different if the account is not on the Live@Edu network

    For example my email account I entered the following:

    Password: **********

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