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Setting up BCIT Email on an Android Device

Before you begin:

  • There are many different Android operating systems so these instructions may look different depending on the device you are using.
  • If applicable, remove your existing BCIT mail profile from your device prior to enrolling your device.
Do not use the Outlook app


Please use the default mail application on your device. You cannot use the Microsoft Outlook app.

On your Android device:

  1. Tap the App Drawer icon.App Drawer icon
  2. Tap the Email icon.Email icon
  3. On the Set up email screen tap on Other
    a android device menu titled Set up Email
  4. Enter your email address and tap Manual setupan adroid device screen with the option to select manual setup
  5. Fill in the required fields as follows:
    • Domain\username: Your email address
    • Password: Your BCIT password
    • Exchange server: mail.bcit.caan andoid device screen titled exchange server settings
  6. Tap Sign in.
  7. Tap Activate on the device admin app screen.
    • Note: Due to BCIT’s security protocols, your phone must meet the minimum security requirements. You will be required to encrypt and set a PIN on your device. You will not be able to access your mail without allowing these security updates.An android device screen titles activate the device admin app
  8. Tap Done.