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Configure an iOS (iPhone or iPad) Mobile Device to Work with UW's Office 365 Email System


This guide was made using an iPhone on iOS 6. The screenshots will look slightly different for iPad/iPhone users with earlier versions of iOS.


  1. If this is the first email account you are setting up, on your iOS mobile device (iPhone, iPad) tap Mail. Otherwise, tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, and Calendars.
  2. If you are configuring your UW email account on your device for the first time, tap Add Account…
    If your UW Exchange email account is already configured on your device and the account has been migrated to Office 365, tap on Exchange and then Account. Update your account settings as shown in step 6 below.
  3. Tap Microsoft Exchange as the account type.
  4. When asked for more information, you will need to enter your UW email and password. The Description can be one of your choosing. Tap Next. Your mail program will try to find the settings it needs to set up your account.
  5. The Option Page will inform you it has successfully connected. Tap Save in order save the account information.
  6. If you encounter any difficulties with this process, you can check the setup information for the account and verify it has the correct information.

    Domain: uwyo
    Password: Uwyo account password
    Use SSL: On

Reviewed: 0615 By: MV

Additional help with the installation and configuration of
UW-supported software is available:
Contact the IT Help Desk at 766-HELP (4357), option 1
Contact the IT Help Desk at 766-HELP (4357), option 1
Come to the student computer lab in the lobby of the
Information Technology Center.

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