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Configure Mail on iOS for student email

Further information

  • Pheme

To access your UWA Student Email through Mail on iOS, you will need IMAP enabled.

Check IMAP is enabled

  1. Sign in to your UWA Student Email via the webmail.
  2. Click on the cog icon at the top right corner of the mailbox and choose 'Settings' from the drop down menu.
  3. Click 'Forwarding and POP/IMAP'.
    IMAP is enabled
  4. Select 'Enable IMAP'.
  5. Select 'Save Changes'.
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Configuring Mail on iOS

Please note, this guide is for the standard Mail app on iOS. This functionality is not available through the Gmail app.

Step one

Open 'Settings' by tapping on the cog icon.

A cog icon indicating the settings application 

Scroll down and select 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars'.

Settings titled 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars' 

Tap on 'Add Account'

A button reading 'Add account' 

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Step two

Select 'Google' as the account type.

The google logo on a white background 

On the next page, enter your student email address, eg

A white page titled "Gmail" with student email entered

Tap 'Next'.

Step three

You will be taken to the UWA Single Sign-On page. Enter your Student Number and Pheme password.

UWA single sign on window with student number and password entered 

Tap 'Login'.

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Step three

Once your account has been verified you will be prompted to choose which features you would like to enable.

Green sliders next to icons for 'Mail', 'Contacts', and 'Calendars' 

Make sure 'Mail' is set to 'On'. We recommend you also set 'Calendars' to 'On' so you can use Student Calendaring.

You can come back and change these settings later if you wish. 

Tap 'Save'.

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You are done!

You will be notified that your account has been added successfully and returned to the 'Mail, Contacts, Calendars' page, which will now display your UWA Student Email account. 

If required, you can edit your account information and settings by tapping on the account name.

To access your email, open the 'Mail' app.

An envelope symbol indicating the Mail app 

Select 'UWA Student Email' from under the 'Accounts' heading.

The heading 'Mailbox' and a student email adress  

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