You can easily set up your Verizon Droid phone to use your MAPI email account. MAPI is the email protocol used by Microsoft Exchange Server, which is used by businesses to set up corporate email accounts on servers owned by the corporation. Your company may have security software designed to prevent unauthorized access to company emails, so you'll likely need authorization from your firm's IT department to set up your company email account on your phone.
Contact your firm's IT department. For security reasons, your company's IT department needs to authorize your account for mobile access. Ask your IT department for the mail server address, domain name, whether or not the company uses SSL encryption, and your username and password.
Open the "Applications Tray" from the home screen on your phone, and select "Email."
Enter your email address and password in the text fields. Touch the check box if you want to set this as your default email account. When you're done, click "Next."
Select "Exchange account" from the list of account types.
Enter the server information you got from your IT department. If your IT department said the server uses SSL encryption, you need to check the box for "Accept all SSL certificates." Otherwise, do not select it. Touch the "Next" button when you're done, and your phone will attempt to communicate with your Exchange server.
The "Account Options" screen will appear if you entered the Exchange server information correctly. This screen allows you to set personal preferences for how you want to view your email. Click "Next" when you're done.
Enter your name in the text field. This is the name that will be displayed on outgoing messages.
- If your company is small and doesn't have a dedicated IT department, your Exchange server may have been set up by a third-party IT company. Talk to whoever set up the server and get the required information.
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