Set up your Microsoft 365 Exchange Online mailbox for Gmail on an Android device


  • Applies to: User
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time needed: Setting up email takes about five minutes. Propagation of email inside the Gmail® application
    depends on the size of the mailbox as well as the internet speed.
  • Tools required: Licensed user, Android® device with the Gmail application.

Configure your mailbox

Use the following steps to set up your Office 365® Exchange® Mailbox:

  1. Click Gmail.

  2. Click on the menu icon in the top-left corner of the screen.

  3. Click Settings.

  4. Click Add Account.

  5. Select Exchange and Microsoft 365.

  6. Enter an Office 365 email address.

  7. Click Next.

  8. Enter your password and click Next.

  9. If the Redirect request screen displays, you see the follow message:

    To configure your account, Gmail is being asked to send account info to is this ok?

  10. Click OK.

  11. When you see the Remote security administration and approve additional security measures, click OK to finalize the setup.

Basic instruction

Now that you have configured the exchange mailbox, here are a few basic functions within the Apple® mail application on the device:

Composing a new message

  1. In the Mail app, tap the New Message pen inside a square icon at the bottom-right side of the screen.

  2. Compose the message.

  3. Tap the paper airplane (send icon) in the upper-right corner of the screen.

Reply to or forward an email

  1. Tap the message that you want to reply to or forward.

  2. Choose if you want to Reply, Reply All ,or Forward the email.

    • Reply: Sends your response to only the person that sent the message.
    • Reply All: Sends your response to everyone the message was sent to, including the CC field recipients.
    • Forward: Sends your response to sends the message to another person or group.
  3. After you compose your message, tap the paper airplane (send icon).