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How to Connect to Wireless

Connect to wireless on Apple OSX Version 10 (Yosemite)

  1. Click the wireless icon in the status bar at the top of the screen. It should be the third icon left of the day and time.
  2. In the drop down menu, ensure Wi-Fi is enabled.
  3. From the drop down menu, select the network named “eduroam”.
  4. Enter your UMW email address and the associated password, click ok.

Connect to Wireless on Windows 7 or Later

  1. Click on the Wireless Icon in the lower right corner of the desktop near the clock.
  2. Select “eduroam” from the list of available networks and click “CONNECT”
    *BE SURE TO USE eduroam, NOT UMW-GUEST. NETWORK SPEEDS DIFFER DRAMATICALLY*
  3. Click “CONNECT” on security alert if prompted.
  4. When prompted, enter your UMW email address and password.
    *If you see another security warning, click “CONNECT” or “OK”*
  5. You’re now connected to the eduroam network.

 

How to Connect to Email

Connect an Android Device to UMW E-mail

  1. From the Applications menu, select Email. This application may be named Mail on some versions of Android.
  2. Type your full email address (firstname.lastname@umwestern.edu) and your password, and then select Next.
  3. Select Exchange account. This option may be named Exchange ActiveSync on some versions of Android.
  4. Enter the following account information and select Next.
  • Domain/Username: Type your full email address in this box. If Domain and Username are separate text boxes in your version of Android, leave the Domain box empty and type your full email address in the Username box.

Note: On some Android versions you must use the domain\username format. If this is the case for you use umwestern.edu as the domain and your email address (umw/firstname.lastname)

  • Password: Use the password that you use to access your account.
  • Exchange Server: Use the address of our server, outlook.office365.com.
  1. As soon as your phone verifies the server settings, the Account Options screen displays. The options available depend on the version of Android on your device. The options may include the following:
  • Email checking frequency: The default value is Automatic (push). When you select this option, email messages will be sent to your phone as they arrive. We recommend only selecting this option if you have an unlimited data plan.
  • Amount to synchronize: This is the amount of mail you want to keep on your mobile phone. You can choose from several length options, including One day, Three days, and One week.
  • Notify me when email arrives: If you select this option, your mobile phone will notify you when you receive a new email message.
  • Sync contacts from this account: If you select this option, your contacts will be synchronized between your phone and your account.
  1. Select Next and then type a name for this account and the name you want displayed when you send email to others.
  2. Select Done to complete the setup and start using your account.

Connect an IOS Device to UMW Email

You can connect to your Office 365 or other Exchange-based email using the email app that is installed on your Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. When you connect to your account using the Microsoft Exchange method, you’ll be able to access and synchronize your email, calendar, and contacts.

  1. Select your Settings
  2. Scroll down and select the Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Select Add Account.
  4. Choose Exchange for the account type.
  5. Enter the value for the required fields and select Next:
    • Email: Your UMW email address (firstname.lastname@umwestern.edu). 
    • Password: Use the password that you use to access your account.
    • Description: The name your iOS device will display for this configured account
  6. Your device will try to configure the rest of the setup automatically.
    • If your device does not automatically configure you will need to enter in the Server as office365.com and choose Save.
  7. Select the tools you would like to sync to your phone by sliding the switch to each green/right for on or white/left for off.
  8. Select Save to complete the setup and start using your account.

Turn Clutter on or off

You need to turn on Clutter in Outlook Web App, so that you can use it both in Outlook Web App and Outlook.

Sign in to Outlook Web App. For help, see Sign in to Outlook Web App.

  1. NOTE You can’t turn Clutter on in the light version of Outlook Web App. You can switch to the full version by navigating to Options > Outlook Web App version and clear the Use the light version of Outlook Web App checkbox.
  2. At the top left corner of the page, select the App launcher icon, and then select Mail.
  3. On the top right corner of the page, go to Settings > Options > Mail > Automatic processing > Clutter.
  4. Choose Separate items identified as Clutter, then Save .

 

You can turn Clutter off anytime by selecting Don’t separate items identified as Clutter.

NOTE The Clutter folder remains in Outlook after you turn off the Clutter feature.