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Phone Sync

Syncing your Cell Phone with your OU Email / Calendar / Docs:

Computer Portion

* NOTE: for this to work, your password must be 8 characters long or longer*

To Change your password visit https://netid.oakland.edu/profile/authOUCAChange.php

1. go to https://netid.oakland.edu/gmailsync/ and enter your un/pw
2. go to https://www.google.com/a/oakland.edu/UnlockCaptcha enter your un/pw and captcha
3. go to your email: webmail.oakland.edu then click on the gear looking icon in the top right corner followed by “mail settings”
4. click on the tab “forwarding and POP/IMAP”
5. make sure POP is Disabled and IMAP IS ENABLED - click “save settings”


Cell Phone Portion

ANDROID:
1. On the homescreen click on the ‘Menu’ button, and select ‘Settings’
2. Go to accounts and sync (possibly just ‘Account’)
3. Click on ‘Add Account’
4. Click on ‘Google Account’
5. Enter your OU Username followed by @oakland.edu (<- EXTREMELY IMPORTANT)
6. Enter your password
7. Once the sync page comes up, check which things you would like to have synced with that acct. (ex. calendar/gmail/docs)
8. Go to the Market and download “Google Docs”
9. You’re all set. Now that you can take your work with you, go somewhere and have a coffee

iPHONE:
1. Go to "Settings"
2. Click on “Mail, Contacts, Calendar”
3. Click on “Add Account”
4. Click on “Gmail”
5. Enter your name
6. For your address put your OU username followed by @oakland.edu (<- EXTREMELY IMPORTANT)
7. Enter your email’s password
8. Click next
9. Select the options that you would like to sync, and click save in the top right corner
10. You’re all set. Now that you can take your work with you, go somewhere and have a coffee

BLACKBERRY:
1. Go to ‘Setup’ Folder
2. Click “E-Mail Settings”
3. Click “Add”
4. Click “Gmail”
5. In the E-Mail Field delete the “@gmail.com” and enter your username with @oakland.edu (<- EXTREMELY IMPORTANT)
6. Enter your password
7. Check the fields that you would like to sync (Gmail / Calendar.... etc)
8. Click Finish
9. Go get a Coffee