Cell Phone Email Setup – Faculty/Staff

The Help Desk does not provide cell phone support.

However, the following information is provided for your convenience. Please contact your service provider for support.


  1. Go to the main screen of the BlackBerry.
  2. Select Setup.
  3. Select E-mail settings.
  4. Select “Add an existing email account.”
  5. Select “Other.”
  6. Type in e-mail address and password (Milligan network password).
  7. You will receive an error about being unable to set up account – Choose “I will provide the settings…”
  8. Choose that it is a personal e-mail account (not Outlook or Outlook Express).
  9. Choose “I will provide the settings…”
  10. Type in account information – Milligan network logon (“Milligan” is not required).  You password should already be filled in from the previous steps.
  11. For server, specify imap.milligan.edu
  12. You should receive a message stating that the account was created successfully.
  13. You will have a new icon for you Milligan email on the BlackBerry’s main page.
  14. Going there, you should see a message from BlackBerry stating that you should start receiving your email from your Milligan account within about 20 minutes.

IPhone, IPad or IPod touch

  1. Press the Home button.
  2. Press Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Accounts… > Microsoft Exchange.
  3. Enter your email address in the Email field. Your email address is YourUserName@Milligan.edu
  4. Enter Milligan.edu into the Domain field.
  5. Enter your username in the Username field.
  6. Enter your password in the Password field.
  7. Enter a something that you can recognize the e-mail account with, then press Next.
  8. You will receive the message, “Unable to Verify Certificate.” (This is normal.)
  9. Press Accept.
  10. A field labeled Server will appear below Email.
  11. Enter owa.milligan.edu into the Server field.
  12. Press Next.
  13. You will receive the message, “Unable to Verify Certificate,” a second time. (This is normal.)
  14. Press Accept.
  15. You will now be asked what information you would like to synchronize between your iPhone and Exchange. Refer to the information labeled, “Synchronization Choices,” above. We recommend synchronizing calendar and mail.
  16. You will receive another message stating “Unable to Verify Certificate”. This is OK, press Accept.

Android Operating System Phones

  1. Open Applications and select My Accounts.
  2. Select Add Account an then select Corporate Sync.
  3. In the Domain nameuser name field, enter MilliganYourUserName.
  4. In the Password field, enter your password. Use secure server should be checked.
  5. Check Use Secure connection.
  6. In the Email address field, enter your email address. Your email address is in this format: YourUserName@milligan.edu.
  7. In the Exchange Server Address field, enter owa.milligan.edu.
  8. Click Next and then click Done.
  9. We recommend synchronizing calendar and mail – Make sure Calendar and Email are checked. On your phone, make sure that you scroll down the screen so can you finish filling in all of the fields.
  10. Create an Account name, such as “Milligan Email,” in the field provided.
  11. Make sure Use Secure Connection and Verify Certificate is checked.
  12. Click OK.