Access your University email on your phone or tablet

You can use the Microsoft Outlook app to access your University email and calendar from your iPhone, iPad or Android phone or tablet.

Install the Microsoft Outlook app

The Microsoft Outlook app is available to install on Apple iOS and Android devices:

Apple iOS

  1. On your phone or device Download Microsoft Outlook from the iOS App Store and then open it
  2. If it's your first time using Outlook for iOS, enter your full University email address and password: then tap Add Account
    Students username@student.le.ac.uk
    Staff and Postgraduate Researchers username@leicester.ac.uk
    If not, open the Menu > tap Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account
  3. Enter your University IT account password and tap Sign In
  4. Accept any prompts for permission you may receive. Swipe through the features and you're now ready to use Microsoft Outlook for iOS!

Android

  1. Install the Outlook for Android app from the Google Play Store and then open it
  2. Tap Get Started if this is your first time. Otherwise, to add another email account, open the Menu > Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account
  3. Enter your full University email address, then tap Continue
    Students username@student.le.ac.uk
    Staff and Postgraduate Researchers username@leicester.ac.uk
  4. Enter your University IT account password and tap Sign In or Next

What do I need to know?

  • Your University data will be held in an encrypted area of your device
  • Only the encrypted University data can be erased from your device, rather than resetting your entire device. This is in exceptional cases (to prevent loss of University information where a serious investigation involving fraud or misconduct)

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