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Outlook App Setup (Faculty/Staff)

This is the process to setup Outlook on your phone device.

For iPhone iOS

  1. If you haven't already, install the Outlook for iOS app from the iOS App Store or enter your phone number and receive a download link.
  2. Open the Outlook for iOS app and tap Get Started if it's your first time. Otherwise, open the menu in the upper left corner.
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  3. Tap Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account.
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  4. Enter your York College email address, then tap Add Account.
  5. Tap Exchange.
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  6. Enter your York College email address and password to automatically configure your account. Tap Sign In.
    Notes: If automatic configuration fails, tap Continue, then enter the following settings manually:
    • Server name: owa.york.cuny.edu
    • Domain: yorkcollege.local
    • Username: York College login ID
    • Password: This is the password for your company email account.
  7. Tap Next when finished and swipe through the features.

You're now ready to start using Outlook for iOS!

For Android device

  1. If you haven't already, install the Outlook for Android app from the Google Play Store or enter your phone number and receive a download link
  2. Open Outlook for Android. If this is the first time, tap Get Started and Skip if you're prompted to add any detected accounts. Otherwise, open the Menu > Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account.
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  3. Enter your York College email address, then tap Continue.
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  4. Tap Exchange.
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  5. Enter your York College email address and password to automatically configure your account. Tap Sign In.
    Notes: If automatic configuration fails, tap Continue, then enter the following settings manually:
    • Server name: owa.york.cuny.edu
    • Domain & Username: yorkcollege.local\York College login ID 
    • Password: This is the password for your York College email account.
  6. Tap Next when finished and swipe through the features.

You're now ready to start using Outlook for Android!

Please be aware that while our IT department has tested these instructions each personal device is different and we cannot predict how they will behave.