Instructions for how to setup GPS email on the Mail app for iPad or iPhone

  1. Open Settings > tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars > tap Add Account > tap Exchange (not Outlook).IMG_3284__1_
  2. Type in your GPS email address including the @gps.edu, GPS password, and change the description from Exchange to GPS (or whatever you would like to call your email account). Click Next, then Done.
  3. If you are asked for other information such as a server name, you have entered the email address or password incorrectly. Repeat steps 1 and 2.
  4. Tap the iPhone/iPad home button and go to your Mail app to check your mail. Set notifications (see instructions below) to turn on the “number of messages” indicator.

Other mail settings: Signature, default email account, and notifications

Signature

  • To change your email signature, go to Settings, tap Mail > swipe down and tap Signatures. Enter your signature and tap the Mail back arrow to return to Mail.
  • Type your full name and remember this signature will be used on emails to your teachers.

Default email account

  • If you print using your iPad or iPhone, the email to print@gps.edu must come from GPS.
  • To set GPS email as the default account, go to Settings, tap Mail > swipe down and tap Default Account > then tap the name of your preferred default email account to add a checkmark.

Notifications

  • To show the number of new messages next to your mail icon, tap Settings > Notifications > Mail > switch Allow Notifications to on (green).
  • Next, click the arrow next to your GPS email to turn the Badge App Icon to on (green). Turn the icon on for other accounts, such as Gmail, if desired.

Please note: the Mail app on the iPhone and iPad keeps messages for a limited number of days. To access all your email messages, use GPS email on the web (Office 365). Click this link for how-to: How to use GPS email online (Office 365)

If you have any questions, please send us a helpdesk request by emailing helpdesk@gps.edu or submitting a help request with the link at the top of your screen.

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