Set up Exchange ActiveSync on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

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

Add your Exchange account

Tap Settings > Accounts and Passwords > Add Account > Exchange.


Enter your address

Enter your email address. You can also enter an account description.

Connect to the Exchange Server

Your iOS device automatically searches for your Exchange Server, which hosts your email account. By default, your iOS device sends your email address to Microsoft to discover your Exchange account information, and to check if your account uses multi-factor authentication. To bypass this, select Configure Manually.

If your account uses multi-factor authentication, you will be guided through a custom authentication workflow. Otherwise, enter your password. You might be prompted to enter additional server information.

If you need help, contact your Exchange Server administrator.

Sync your content

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

Edit your Exchange settings

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

Learn more

Learn more about iOS deployment.

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Published Date: 2017-09-19