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iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch Quick Start Set Up

Recommended Setup - GMail connection

We recommend using the mail and calendar applications created by Google. Please note: this configuration does not support push notifications. Note: Before following the instructions below, you may need to change your settings per Allowing less secure apps to access your account

  1. From the Home Screen Tap Settings
  2. Choose Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Tap Add Account
  4. Choose Google (iOS7) or Gmail (pre-iOS7)
    • Name should be your name the way you want it to display when sending mail
    • Email should be your U-M email address (uniqname@umich.edu).
    • Password will be your UMICH Password.
    • Description is optional but “M+Google Email” is suggested.
    • Tap Next.
  5. Make sure Mail and Calendars are turned on.
    • Warning:  If you are using notes with another account (Personal Gmail, iCloud, etc…) do not turn notes on as it could remove existing notes from the device.
  6. Tap Save

If you also want to sync your University of Michigan contacts complete the steps below.

  1. In Mail, Contacts and Calendars tap Add Account.
  2. Choose Other
  3. Choose Add CardDAV Account.
    • Server should be google.com
    • User Name will be your email address (uniqname@umich.edu).
    • Password will be your UMICH Password.
    • Description is options but M+Google Contacts is recommended.
    • Tap Next.
  4. You are now finished setting up Mail, Contacts and Calendar for M+Google on your iOS device.