Configure Gmail on an Android Device

Issues/Questions
  • How do I get my ISU email on my phone?
  • How do I use Gmail on my android?
  • Can I see my ISU email on my phone?
Environment
  • Platforms
    • Gmail
  • Audience Affected
    • ​​​​​​​Students
    • Staff 
    • Faculty
Resolution

Configuring Gmail on a normal Android device, steps for different devices may vary. 

Configuration Instructions
  1. Open the App Drawer
    • Note: Depending on your version of Android, this can be done by swiping up from the dock, or tapping the App Drawer icon.
  2. Tap ​​​​​​​Settings
  3. Select Accounts
  4. Select Add account
  5. Select ​​​​​​​Google
  6. Enter Password, fingerprint, or pattern if prompted
  7. Enter your Gmail address (username@isu.edu) on the Add your account prompt
  8. Tap ​​​​​​​Next
  9. Enter ​​​​​​​your ISU Password
  10. Tap ​​​​​​​Next
  11. Select ​​​​​​​Agree on the Terms of Service page
  12. Click ​​​​​​​add your credit card if you want to add a payment method
  13. Select​​​​​​​ No thanks to not add a payment method
  14. Tap Google to see the accounts that you have added, or to delete any.

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services - Client Experience & Solutions Group at (208) 282-4357 or through chat

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Article ID: 95006
Created
Sun 12/29/19 12:11 PM
Modified
Thu 9/23/21 10:42 AM