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Using Your Mobile Device with UBmail (Central Email)

Learn how to use a smartphone in conjunction with UBmail (Central Email).

Configuring iOS Devices to Read UBmail (Central Email)

Use your phone's built-in email client to read email after you configure it for UBmail (Central Email).

You can configure any iOS device, including iPhones and iPads, to read your UBMail Powered by Google email.

Settings.

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1. Tap Settings.

mail, contacts, calendars

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2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

add account

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3. Tap Add Account.

Add other account.

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4. Tap Other.

Add mail account

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5. Tap Add Mail Account.

Enter your name, UBITName, password.

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6. Enter the following:

  • Your first and last name in the Name field
  • Your UBITName@buffalo.edu email address in the Address field
  • Your UBIT password in the Password field
  • A name for the connection, such as UBMail, in the Description field
imap.buffalo.edu, UBITName and password

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7. Scroll down. In Incoming Mail Server:

  • Enter imap.buffalo.edu for the Incoming Mail Server Host Name.
  • Enter your UBITName in the Username field.
  • Enter your UBIT password in the Password field.
smtp.buffalo.edu, UBITName and password

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8. Scroll down. In Outgoing Mail Server:

  • Enter smtp.buffalo.edu for Outgoing Mail Server SMTP.
  • Enter your UBITName in the Username field.
  • Enter your UBIT password in the Password field.

9. Tap Save.

tap account name

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10. Tap Settings. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap UBmail or whatever name you gave your UBmail connection.

Account

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11. Tap Account.

tap smtp

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12. Tap SMTP.

tap smtp.buffalo.edu

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13. Tap smtp.buffalo.edu as the primary server.

verify port

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14. Verify that the Server Port is set to 465. If not, change it.

15. Click Done.

Configure Kindle Fire to Read UBMail (Central Email)

  1. Make sure your Kindle is connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap Apps, Email, Start, Other.
  3. In the Email address field, enter your UBITName followed by @buffalo.edu (e.g., jdoe@buffalo.edu).
  4. In the Password field, enter your UBIT password.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Tap IMAP.
  7. Enter the following:
    • In the Email field, enter your UBITName (Do NOT enter your @buffalo.edu email address, just your UBITName.)
    • In the Password field, enter your UBIT password.
    • In the IMAP server field, enter imap.buffalo.edu
    • For Secuirity type, select SSL (always)
    • For Authentication type, select PLAIN
    • For Port, select 993
    • Leave IMAP path prefix blank - it will say (Automatic using NAMESPACE if available)
  8. Tap Next
  9. Enter the following:
    • For SMTP server, enter smtp.buffalo.edu
    • For Security type, select SSL (always)
    • For Port, enter 465
    • Leave Require sign-in checked.
  10. Tap Next.
  11. Select how frequently you want messages checked: Every 15 minutes, every 30 minutes, hourly or manually.
  12. Tap Next.
  13. Enter your first and last name in the Type your name (displays on outgoing messages) field.
  14. Enter UB Email in the Give this account a name (optional) field.
  15. Tap View your INBOX.

Using Native Smartphone Clients

To read UBmail (Central Email) with your smartphone’s built-in email client, configure your phone's email client to use UB’s IMAP and SMTP settings:

Incoming (IMAP)

server: imap.buffalo.edu

port: 993

client setting: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer protocol)

Incoming (POP)

server: pop.buffalo.edu

port: 995

client setting: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer protocol)

Outgoing (SMTP)

server: smtp.buffalo.edu

port: 465

client setting: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer protocol)

Directory (LDAP)

ldap.buffalo.edu

Search Base/Root: o=University at Buffalo, c=us

Accessing the UBmail (Central Email) Mobile Interface

To read UBmail (Central Email) through your smartphone’s Web browser, log into Mobile UBmail at https://ubmail.buffalo.edu.

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