Email Tips & Tricks

How to access my Brooklyn College Email address?

  • Click on the hyper link outlook.com

  • Enter your student email address uses the following format: Your CUNYfirst username followed by @bcmail.cuny.edu (e.g., your.username01@bcmail.cuny.edu).

  • Enter your CUNYfirst password

  • Enjoy

Optional: Download the Outlook app on your on Android or iOS

Full Guide can be found here

How to configure your email with Exchange?

iPhone

  • Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account

  • Select Microsoft Exchange

  • Enter your student email address (username@bcmail.cuny.edu and password)

  • Put in your Description if desired. Press Next.

  • Enter the following:

    • Email: username@bcmail.cuny.edu

    • Server: outlook.office365.com

    • Username: username@bcmail.cuny.edu

    • Password: Enter the password for your email

    • Press Done.

All the information should be verified and configured on your iPhone/iPad.

Android

  • Configure your email with Exchange Go to System Settings> Accounts & Sync/Email > Add Account

  • Choose Exchange/Microsoft Exchange

  • Domain/Username: your student email address and password Server/Sever Address: outlook.office365.com

  • Use secure connection (SSL) and Accept all SSL certificates, then select Next.

Select the services you wish to sync with the Exchange server and when to sync. Press Done. All the information should be verified and configured on your device.

How to configure your email with IMAP?

Go to System Settings

  • Accounts & Sync/Email > Add Account > Other

  • Enter your email (i.e. username@bcmail.cuny.edu and password) then select Manual Setup.

  • Choose IMAP:

Incoming Server Settings

    • Username: Enter your student email address (username@bcmail.cuny.edu, and password)

    • IMAP server: outlook.office365.com

    • Security type: SSL (Accept all certificates)

    • Port: 993

Click Next

Outgoing Server Settings

  • SMTP server: outlook.office365.com

  • Security type: TLS (Accept all certificates)

  • Port: 587

  • Require sign-in: Make sure this is checked

  • Username: Enter your student email address (username@bcmail.cuny.edu, and password)

Click Next, and then Done.

How to forward Brooklyn College Emails to my Google account?

  • Log into your Gmail through Desktop (Through a PC/Laptop/Mac) - This is crucial as in mobile you wont be able to access the settings.

  • In the top right, click Settings (icon) > See all settings > accounts.

  • Look under "Check mail from other accounts" and click add mail account.

  • Enter your email address (****@bcmail.cuny.edu). Next.

  • Import emails from my other account (POP3). Next.

  • Enter username: (Aharon.Grama92@bcmail.cuny.edu)
    Password: your CUNY first password
    POP Server: outlook.office365.com
    Port: 995
    Check "Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail"
    Optional: Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server (Just to be safe).

  • Done (Follow the next question to send through gmail as your BC address

How to use Gmail to send from your other BC email address?

  • Log into your Gmail through Desktop (Through a PC/Laptop/Mac) - This is crucial as in mobile you wont be able to access the settings.

  • In the top right, click Settings (icon) > See all settings > accounts.

  • Look under "Send mail as:" and click add another email address.

  • Enter name and full email address and click next. (recommended to check treat as an alias)

  • SMTP Server: smtp.office365.com
    Port 587
    Username: ****@bcmail.cuny.edu
    Password: your CUNY first password
    Secured connection using TLS/SSL

  • Insert one time verification code

  • Done.

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