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View Resource Accounts in Outlook for Android


We recommend that you use Microsoft's Outlook App for Android or Win Mobile rather than the native app. See Microsoft's Outlook App for Android Mobile support page or Microsoft's Win Mobile App support page for download and setup instructions. In addition to the steps listed there, you will also see Cornell's NetID login screen.
We strongly recommend that, when it comes to your calendar, you only use your mobile device for viewing, not accepting or declining meetings. 

Use Outlook on your computer or Outlook on the web to accept or decline meetings.

Add a Resource Account Mailbox

  1. Open Outlook and tap the menu icon.
  2. Tap the settings icon.
  3. Under Accounts, tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Add Email Account.
  5. Enter the email address of the Resource Account and tap Add Account.
    For example, limnology-staff@cornell.edu.
  6. When the CUWeblogin page opens, hit the back button on your device.
  7. On the Account Type page, tap IMAP.
  8. Tap Use Advanced Settings then enter the following:
    Email address: the address for the Resource Account (the same thing you entered in step 5 above)
    Display Name: the name of the Resource Account (the text label you want to see in your Outlook app)

    Under IMAP Incoming Mail Server,
    IMAP Host Name: outlook.office365.com:993
    IMAP Username: YOUR email address, then a slash, then the name of the Resource account (which is the part of the email address before the "@" symbol).
    For example, pqs665@cornell.edu/limnology-staff
    IMAP Password: Enter YOUR NetID password.

    Under SMTP Outgoing Mail Server
    SMTP Hostname: smtp.office365.com:587
    SMTP Username: Enter YOUR email address.
    SMTP Password: Enter YOUR NetID password.
     
  9. Tap Next.
  10. When asked about another account, choose the option that makes sense for you.

Add a Resource Account Calendar

  1. In Outlook for Android, tap the calendar icon in the lower right.
  2. Tap the hamburger on the upper left.
  3. At the upper left, tap the Add Account icon (plus sign).
  4. Tap Add a shared calendar.
  5. Start typing the Resource Account's email address, then select the desired account by clicking the plus sign to its right.
  6. Return to your calendar view by tapping to the right of the list of calendars.

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