Android Activation


  1. Once  ActiveSync services have been activated by an administrator, you may  activate the Android device.
  2. Turn  the Android ON.
  3. From  the main screen, select the menu button  on the device. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap  Accounts or Accounts  & sync.
  5. Choose  Exchange ActiveSync,  Microsoft Exchange  or Corporate Account  as the type of account.
  6. Enter  an e-mail address and password, and then tap the Next  button to get to the advanced settings.
  7. The  advanced settings screen will vary depending on the device manufacturer.  Some have the domain name in a separate field, while others have  it as part of the user name, i.e., domain\userID. (Note:  For  some Samsung devices, use the user's e-mail address instead of the  ActiveSync ID.) Depending  on which you have, do the following: 
    • Separate  domain name: Enter  the domain name as shown under the user’s ActiveSync settings  (i.e., exg7.exghost.local).
    • Combined  domain name & user name field: Enter  the domain name and user name (email address), separated with  a backslash.  For example, exg7.exghost.local\
  8. Enter  their e-mail password, server name (, and select  the Use  Secure Connection/SSL check  box. Tap the Next button.
  9. For  account options, the default settings are sufficient, but the customer  may adjust the options to their preferred use. Tap the Next  button.
  10. Name the account. Again, this is the  customer's option. Tap the Done button.
  11. Setup is complete. This will also configure  the synchronization of the calendar and contacts.
  12. Customer may go into the e-mail  application, select the menu key, and then tap  Account Settings  to create a signature and configure notifications.
  13. On most devices, the inbox and subfolders  will update automatically.  On some devices, a subfolder will  need to be configured by the user to update automatically.  If  this option is not available, the subfolder will update once it is  opened in the email app.