How to setup your Samsung Galaxy S2 for E-Mail and Exchange ActiveSync

How to setup an Exchange Account on Samsung Galaxy S2

With your phone unlocked find and click on Applications icon
Find and click on the Settings icon

Scroll down and click on Accounts and Sync
Samsung Galaxy Setup

Click Add Account
Click Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync below More accounts

Samsung Galaxy Setup

On the Exchange server settings provide the following :
Email address : Your full email address
Password : Your email password
Domain :username : \ Your full email address, ie \android@server-admins.net
Exchange server : The mail server which hosts your email (Refer to the instructions below on how to obtain the mail server name which hosts your email)
Click Next
Samsung Galaxy Setup

At the Remote Security Administration Prompt, click Ok to allow the mail server to have remote control. This feature allows you to perform remote wipes in the event of a stolen cell phone and more
Samsung Galaxy Setup

On the Account options page select the schedules for pushing emails, the size of mail to be retrieved and the period to sync calendar items, and click Next
Samsung Galaxy Setup

At the Set up email screen provide a name for your new Exchange account and click Done.
Samsung Galaxy Setup

How to establish the mail server name for the server that hosts your email
Log into the control panel using your Clientcode and control panel password.
Click on the Domains Icon
On the Domains page select the domain for which you are creating an email account on your phone.
On the Domain Menu Page click the Email Accounts (POP3) icon
Select the appropriate email account
Copy the Email Server IP

On your windows computer / laptop keyboard simaltaniously click the CTRL and R keys to open the Run Command box
Within the Run command prompt, type cmd and press ok
At the DOS command type nslookup followed with a space and then the mail server IP which we copied above and press Enter / return on your keyboard
The dos command returns the following

C:\>nslookup 41.86.104.156
Server:  UnKnown
Address:  10.0.0.2

Name:    mail2.zadns.co.za
Address:  41.86.104.156

The mail server name is listed to the right of name, ie for this example the mail server name is mail2.zadns.co.za NSLookup

Article ID: 140, Created On: 9/3/2012, Modified: 2/20/2014

Feedback (0)