Mobile Device Settings

The Outlook email, Calendar and Contacts that you access by logging in to Office 365 can also be accessed through mobile device clients.

If you use a personal device to connect to the College network and handle College data, you are personally responsible for ensuring the security of your device. The College's Exchange ActiveSync Mailbox Policy requires that mobile devices use a PIN or Passcode. Pattern unlock on your device is not supported. The SC Division of Information Security (DIS) mandates in the Information Security Policy – Mobile Security that state agencies shall protect all mobile devices with a password or Personal Identification Number (PIN). (See

  • If you are configuring your device settings for the first time (as with a new account or new device) please follow the instructions below.

Apple iOS Devices with Office 365

The settings outlined on this page may vary slightly across devices and versions, but these instructions should be generally applicable to all users of the iOS.

1. Tap Settings.

2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

image of the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option in iOS

3. Tap Add Account.

image of Add Account option in iOS

4. Tap Microsoft Exchange.

image of Exchange option in iOS

5. Fill in the following information, then tap Next.

Email is your complete email address, which is

Password is your Cougars password

Description is the name your Exchange account will have on your device, and will be displayed in a list if you have more than one email account configured. Use the name Office 365.

6. Make sure the switches for MailContacts, Calendars, and Reminders are switched ON or OFF, depending on your preference.

image of iOS Exchange services

7. Tap SaveYour device will connect and synchronize your device and the Exchange server.

Android Phone or Tablet on Office 365

NOTE: Android mail apps may look different across different devices, and the directions given may not exactly match the options that you see. 

Learn how to set up your email using Outlook for Android or the built-in Android mail app by visiting