Setting up your @u.northwestern.edu (or other Google G Suite) account on Windows Phone

You can easily configure your Google G Suite account onto your Windows Phone. This article is applicable to G Suite accounts, including @u.northwestern.edu, @nlaw.northwestern.edu, @alum.northwestern.edu, @kelloggalumni.northwestern.edu, and @fsm.northwestern.edu accounts.

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  1. Swipe left on the Start screen to open the Apps list.
  2. Touch Settings > Email + accounts > Add an account > Google
  3. If you are prompted to authorize Windows Phone to access your account, tap Connect to continue.
  4. Enter your full @u.northwestern.edu and email account password at the sign-in window, then tap Sign in.
  5. Press Accept if prompted for "Windows would like to:" permissions.

Note that only Windows Phone version 8.1 and newer supports Google Calendar. However, if you have an older version, you can move the Google calendars onto outlook.com, which can be integrated into the Windows Phone with instructions here.

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For additional assistance please contact the IT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP), via chat at http://www.it.northwestern.edu/chat or via email at consultant@northwestern.edu.




Keywords:Gmail @u @nlaw @fsm @alum @kelloggalumni   Doc ID:62072
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