Mobile Setup
Here's how to get Google Apps on your phone.
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These instructions are provided for those who wish to use their iOS device (including iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices) with their Saint Mary's Google Apps account. ResNet, the Helpdesk, and Information Technology provide limited support for iOS devices, including assistance with connecting to Google Apps.

iOS 10 - iOS Mobile Device (iPhone, iPad) Setup Instructions (PDF)

iOS 8 & 9 - iOS Mobile Device (iPhone, iPad) Setup Instructions (PDF)




Options for access
Use Apple's Mail, Contacts, and Calendars apps on your iOS device iOS 10 - iOS Mobile Device (iPhone, iPad) Setup Instructions (PDF)

iOS 8 & 9 - iOS Mobile Device (iPhone, iPad) Setup Instructions (PDF)
Download Gmail for iOS Access Google Mail using the Gmail app for iOS, which combines features from Google's mobile browser and iOS. It's available for free from Apple's App Store. Learn more
Use your phone's mobile browser Access other apps such as Docs and Tasks from your iOS device's browser app. Just point the browser to m.google.com, touch the app you want to use, and sign in to your Google Apps account. 
Google apps overview
Google offers several free apps for mobile devices (phones and tablets) that you may find helpful, and are available from the App Store:
Google - Search for anything with the app instead of going to google.com in a web browser

Gmail
 - Send and receive e-mail

Google Calendar - 
View and add calendar events.

Google Chrome
- A web browser for your mobile device

Google Maps - Find out how to get where you need to go

Hangouts
- Keep in touch with people using text, audio, and video

Google Drive
 - Online storage for your files, accessible from anywhere

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides - Create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations



Quick Fixes:

To set up the Mail and Calendar apps on an iOS device (running iOS 10) with your Saint Mary's Google Apps account:

  1. On your iOS device, go to Settings, then select Mail.

  2. Select Accounts.

  3. Select Add Account.

  4. Select Google.

  5. Enter your Saint Mary's e-mail address (i.e. msmith01@saintmarys.edu) in the Enter your email field, then tap Next.

  6. Enter your Saint Mary's password in the Enter your password field, then tap Next.

  7. Make sure that Mail, Contacts, and Calendars are all turned on. (You may also enable Notes if you wish to use that feature.) This will give you access to your Saint Mary’s Mail, Contacts, and Calendars from your iOS device. Tap Save.

  8. You may be prompted about syncing your Contacts and Calendars. In most cases, you will want to select the Keep on my iPhone (or iPad or iPod Touch) option when prompted.

  9. You can now access your Saint Mary’s e-mail via the Mail app, your Saint Mary’s calendar via the Calendar app, and your Saint Mary’s contacts via the Contacts app on your iOS device.

To have new calendar items you create on your iOS device automatically appear on your Saint Mary’s Google Apps calendar, go to Settings and then select Calendar. Select Default Calendar. Select the calendar with your Saint Mary’s e-mail address.