Set Up Outlook Email on Android Devices

This article guides you on how to install Outlook for Android mobile devices.

Applies to Outlook 2016, Office 2016 Office, and Office 365

Email and Calendar Management with Outlook on Android

We recommend that you have first installed the latest OS updates for your mobile device. To check for software updates on an Android or iOS follow these steps. (Note: Steps may vary per device).

For Android:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Scroll down to About phone or About device
  3. Towards the top, tap System Update or Software Update
  4. Tap Scan for new updates
  5. Download and install any necessary updates

Download and Update the Outlook App

Applies to: Outlook 2016, Office 2016 Office for business

  1. Go to the Play Store on your Android device.
  2. Type "outlook" into the search bar and then select Install.
  3. If you already have the app then update your Outlook app to the latest version.
    Microsoft Outlook App in Android Play Store
    Note: If the update option is not available, you're already have the latest version.

Configure Android Phone for Outlook App

  1. Go to your app drawer and tap the Outlook app icon in to open it.
    Microsoft Outlook App Icon on Android App Drawer
  2. Click the Get Started button.
    Get Started Page on Microsoft Outlook App
  3. Select Add account and enter your University of Chicago email address.
    Add Email Account Page on Microsoft Outlook App
  4. You will be prompted to sign into Shibboleth.
  5. Enter your CNetID and email password.
    Shibboleth Login Screen Redirected from Microsoft Outlook Page
  6. Confirm Shibboleth Login
    Shibboleth Login Confirmation Page
  7. Once logged into Shibboleth you have successfully added your University of Chicago account.
  8. You will get a confirmation screen and have the option to add another account. Click Maybe Later.
    Add Another Account Option on Microsoft Outlook App
  9. Outlook is ready for use. Click Skip.
    Microsoft Outlook App Start Page with Focused Inbox Option
  10. Outlook redirects you to your Inbox.
    You can see your Calendar or People (contacts) by clicking at the bottom of the application screen.
    User Email Inbox on Microsoft Outlook App
  11. Start using your Outlook app on Android.

Keywords:xmail, mobile, office365, o365   Doc ID:70732
Owner:Bob C.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2017-02-16 11:52 CDTUpdated:2017-06-19 06:39 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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