University Email & Calendar on Android 4.x

You can set your android device to connect to the university email, which will then sync your email and calendar to your device.
To do so you will need to follow these instructions:


1. Load up the Mail app.

Load the mail app

2. You will be prompted to create a new Exchange (Active sync) account.
Enter your Email address and University email password then click 'Manual setup':

Account setup - email account

3. Fill in the following:

Account setup - server settings

4. For Domain\Username enter your student number 123456


5. Your password is your email/wireless/blackboard password.


7. The server is mobile.swansea.ac.uk.


8. Ensure the Use SSL and Accept all SSL certificates tick boxes are ticked.


9. Click Next.

Remote security admin Android 4

10. You will be asked to accept security settings and to allow the exchange administrator control of some settings on android.
If you are unhappy with these settings, then mail/calendar will not work.


11. Leave all the default settings on Account Options and click Next.

Account options - Android 4x

12. Click Next to complete setup.

Account is set up Android 4x

13. You may be asked to update the security settings again. Click OK.

Security update Android 4x

14. You need to accept and activate the device administration to continue setup.

Activate device administrator - Android 4x

15. Setup is now complete and University email will appear in the Mail app.
If you click the Calendar app you should see your student calendar has sync to your device.

Calendar icon - Android 4x