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Outlook App (Android)

Outlook App (Android)



Be aware

The version( 4.2252.0 (42252809)) is not compatible to our mailserver. Only M365 profiles are supported. The IT Center provides it's own exchange mailserver though.

Youcan download the Microsoft Outlook App in the Google Play Store.

For setting up an RWTH e-mail account open the settings, select “Accounts and synchronization” and click on “Add an account”.

Choose “Outlook” and proceed as follows:


1. ChooseAdd Account or Get Started

Outlook setup 1


2. Enter your e-mail address.  Click onContinue

Outlook setup 2

If you are redirected to an Office 365 interface with a message that your username may be incorrect, you can try the following workaround: Restart the setup process and use your username in the form as your e-mail address in the second step.


(Additional step for Android 12) You will be prompted to choose between IMAP and POP3. Select IMAP. Click the question mark Question mark icon in Andoid 12 at the top right of the next screen and choose Change account provider. Choose Exchange.


3. Enter the following settings:

Server address: (for example or

(Domain): If there is a separate domain field, this must be left empty!

Password: your password for your RWTH-E-Mail account

Description: any name of your choice

Click on the check mark to finish the setting.

Now the account is set. You can check its settings by clicking on “Outlook” listed in your accounts.

Note: The type of e-mail client can be set under the question mark. "Exchange" should be selected here.


last changed on 10/12/2023

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