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Q: Accessing the MIT Exchange server via the IMAP protocol

These are not the standard native exchange instructions for connecting your device to MIT Exchange email. These are a workaround for users who need IMAP protocol functionality not provided by the native Exchange environment. If you are looking for the native MIT Exchange instructions, see: MIT Email Setup Landing

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Generic Configuration Info

The generic information for configuring any IMAP-capable client to connect to the Exchange server is as follows (note that some clients may not require you to explicitly select all these settings).

IMAP Server imap.exchange.mit.edu
Port 993
Security Type SSL
Authentication Password
Outgoing Server outgoing.mit.edu
Port 465 or 587
Security Type SSL
Authentication Password

Platform-specific instructions

Android:
[archive:Set up MIT Exchange (via IMAP) on Android]

iOS:
Set up MIT Exchange via IMAP on your iOS device

Pine/Alpine:
How can I configure Pine or Alpine to use the Exchange IMAP server?

Windows Mobile:
[archive:How do I set up my Windows Mobile phone to retrieve MIT Exchange email using IMAP?]

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Last Modified:

August 04, 2016

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