NAU faculty and staff can synchronize Exchange e-mail, calendars, contacts, and tasks to their Android phones over the air via the ActiveSync protocol. Note that ITS only fully supports the “Touchdown” application that is available through the Android Market. This program costs $19.99, but has a free 30-day trial so you can determine whether or not this program is something you would like to purchase for continued use.
Before you begin using Exchange for mobile devices you will first need to agree to NAU's Mobile Device policies at: https://iris.nau.edu/homepage/mobile/
Select the 'Touchdown for SmartPhones' icon from your Android App menu.
Upon launching 'TouchDown for SmartPhones' for the first time you will be prompted with a 'License Agreement', at the bottom of the agreement select 'I Accept'.
After accepting initial 'License Agreement' you will be prompted to confirm the 'End User License Agreement' by selecting 'I Accept' once again.
After you have accepted the licensing agreements you will be brought to the 'TouchDown' Home Screen. On this screen you will want to select 'Configure your Account'.
On the 'Configure your Account' screen, click the button at the bottom for 'Manual' configuration.
On the 'Connection Details' screen you will want to enter the following information:
User ID = NAU User ID
Domain = NAU
Email Address = First.Last@nau.edu
Password = NAU User Password
Server = iris.nau.edu
Then click 'Next' at the bottom of the screen.
Information on the 'Security Settings' screen may be left as is. No alterations are needed for connection to the NAU email system. Click 'Next' at the bottom.
On the 'Protocols to check for' verify that 'ActiveSync (Preferred)' is selected. Then select 'Next' at the bottom.
On the 'Start Configuration' screen click 'Next' at the bottom.
On the 'Configuration Progress' screen you should see a result of 'Success: Configured in ActiveSync mode' if you receive a result of 'Automatic Configuration failed, please see error details below' verify your connection information on the previous screens by using the 'Back' button.
After receiving a successful result click 'Next'
On the 'Options' screen select the items that you would like to sync with your device, and then select 'Close' at the bottom.
After you have closed the 'Options' screen you will be prompted for a 4 digit Pin. This pin is unique to 'TouchDown' and will be used to access the application.
Congratulation you have now successfully configured 'TouchDown' to connect to your NAU Email account.