Microsoft Outlook: How to Set Up Outlook on an Android Mobile Device

Outlook can be configured on an Android device in two ways--through the device’s Settings or by downloading the Microsoft Outlook mobile application (app).

You can also access your PGCC email account through any browser by typing mail.pgcc.edu and signing in to your account.  

Note: Before setting up Microsoft Outlook on your device, you will need to submit a Mobile Device Usage Consent form to link your device to your PGCC email account.  You can also locate this form from the Owl Link web part in the myPGCC portal under Faculty Staff>User Account.

This knowledge article demonstrates how to set up Outlook on an Android device.

Step 1

Open Settings on your device.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Settings/Accounts

Step 2

Tap Email.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Account options

Step 3

Tap Settings.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Email/Settings

Step 4

Tap + to add an account.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Manage Accounts/Add an Account

Step 5

Type your PGCC email address, your PGCC password and then tap Next.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Email Accounts/Sign In Details

Step 6

Tap Microsoft Exchange Activesync.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Add Email/Account/Type of Account

Step 7

Tap OK.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Remote Security Administration

Step 8

Make adjustments to account options if necessary, and then tap Next.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Settings

Step 9

Tap Done.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Email Accounts Setup Complete

Step 10

Tap Activate twice.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Activate Device Administrator

Setting Up Outlook through the Microsoft Outlook App

Step 1

From Google Play, search for Outlook and then tap Install.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Google Play/Microsoft Outlook

Step 2

Tap Accept.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Google Play/Accept Button

Step 3

Tap Open.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Google Play/Open button

Step 4

Tap Get Started.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Outlook App/Get Started Button

Step 5

Type in your PGCC email address, and then tap Continue.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Add Account/Continue Button

Step 6

Type your PGCC password, and then tap Sign in.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of PGCC Email Account Sign In

Step 7

Tap Skip to go to the next step.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Skip Button

Step 8

Tap Skip to go to your Inbox OR tap the arrow to take a tour of the Outlook app.

Title: Android Device Description: Image of Outlook App Focused Inbox/Skip and Arrow Buttons

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