Ohio state email account

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    I set up my OSU account for the moto droid when i had it. Now that i have the incredible I'm trying to setup my email and i cant get it to work. I want to set it up as an IMAP account as it was a POP on the moto and became annoying with the multiple messages. It is an outlook account. anyway, here is the settings.

    username: entered
    pass: entered
    STMP server: It's trying to put in buckeyemail.osu.edu but I'm trying to follow this setup for the blackberry from my school's website Configuring a BlackBerry To Sync With Buckeye Mail and it's telling me to enter pod51000@outlook
    security type: SSL
    port: 443

    any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks!
     
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    try using the server as outlook.com

    worked for me :)
     
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    did you use IMAP or POP? I tried it as outlook.com, pod51000@outlook.com and buckeyemail.osu.edu

    did you use the SSL security or none at all?

    thanks :)
     
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    it keeps telling me the server isn't responding but I know the email server is up as i just tested it if that's the server its referring to.

    ok well it's a little different on the Incredible. You have to set it up through the the exchange sync account as opposed to the pop/imap option.
     
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    i have mine on the exchange server on the droid

    use SSL
    accept all SSL certificates
     
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    Maybe it won't work because its OSU? Go Blue! :icon_ banana: LOL!!!
     
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    I could really use a walk through on this as well. I have a state of Georgia email account that i need to set up, but I dont have a clue as to how to do it. any help would be appreciated.
     
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    For my Florida account, we use imap.ufl.edu with outgoing as smtp.ufl.edu.

    Maybe you should try imap.osu.edu and see if that works and on initial set up, use "other (POP3/IMAP)" and then set your IMAP or POP server as imap.osu.edu or pop.osu.edu.
     
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    Amen to that!!
     
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    no osu just went to outlook for their email so its best to do it as an exchange server
     
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    2355 ...In case you were wondering, thats how many days its been since that group of bodies you guys consider a team has beaten The Ohio State University in football. ;)
     
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    Buckeyemail for Android Walkthrough

    So 8help doesn't have a good write-up for how to go about setting up Buckeyemail successfully on any Android system, but after emailing them about it, and doing a hodgepodge of a few other tutorials I came up with this system that actually works.

    Open up Mail and hit New Account, then "Other (POP3/IMAP)".

    Put in your email address (lastname.#@buckeyemail.osu.edu) and your email password and press Next to make sure you typed it all in correctly.

    Protocal: IMAP
    Email Address: (should already be filled, but make sure it's still) lastname.#@buckeyemail.osu.edu
    Username: (same as email address) lastname.#@buckeyemail.osu.edu
    Password: (should already be filled, but again, make sure it's there)
    IMAP Server: outlook.com
    Security Type: SSL
    Server Port: 993

    Press Next to make sure that all works, then you'll get the outgoing server settings screen. Make sure the Login Required checkbox is checked and that your username and password are still filled out and correct.

    SMTP Server: pod51000.outlook.com
    Security Type: TLS
    Server Port: 25

    Hit Next and then fill in the account name you want to give it and the name you want to put down as your accountholder name, then press Finish Setup and you're good.

    Reference: - Instructions for Checking Buckeye Mail

    Sorry to the Georgia and UF posters, I don't know your email system. And to those great guys from m*ch*g@n, how were those past two years at home for the holidays? Probably chilly...
     
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    Hey jjbinks11

    I will leave both posts up for now, if you think you need to, delete one of them. I have no problem letting you leave the two of them up if necessary.

    Nice write up !
     
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    I have to get in on this conversation. All i can say to OSU is BTFU! Boiler up baby! haha good football game this season, I was there on the field. but for the email, i would assume that Purdue's is similar.
    Protocol: IMAP
    Username: entered
    Password: entered
    IMAP server: username.mail.purdue.edu
    Security Type: SSL
    Server port: 993
    Hopefully this will help you man, and good luck recovering from losing evan turner in basketball next season.
     
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    Thanks for the write up binks! I went ahead and used the exchange (I think thats what its called) option at the beginning instead of going into the other IMAP/POP option and it set up pretty easily...


    O-H!
     
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