Set up Exchange ActiveSync on your iPhone or iPad

When you add your Exchange ActiveSync account, you can sync your Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders and Notes with your iOS device.

Add your Exchange account

Tap Settings > Mail > Add Account > Microsoft Exchange.

If you're adding another account, tap Accounts > Add Account.


Enter your email address

Enter your email address, then tap Next. You can also enter an account description.

Add Exchange account in Settings

Connect to your Exchange Server

After you've entered your email address, choose Sign In or Configure Manually.

Tap Sign In to automatically discover your Exchange account information. If your account uses modern authentication, you'll be guided through a custom authentication workflow. 

Tap Configure Manually to set up your account with Basic authentication. Enter the password for your email address, then tap Next. You may also be prompted to enter additional server information, which you can get from your Exchange Server administrator.

Exchange account details screen in settings

Sync your content

You can sync Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders and Notes. When you've finished, tap Save.

Exchange account configuration screen in settings

Edit your Exchange settings

Tap Settings > Mail > Accounts, then select your Exchange account. You can also set up automatic out-of-office replies and change how often you want Mail to sync. To change advanced settings, tap your account name to change settings, such as SSL and S/MIME.

Learn more

Find out more about iOS deployment.

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