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Synchronising mail and calendar

You can synchronise your work mail and calendar with your own laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone. This allows you to access your email easily when you are away from your physical workplace.

You can access your work email and calendar on your own laptop or desktop at home or on your tablet or smartphone. You can do this using the default email client on your device. Synchronisation using Microsoft’s Outlook app is not permitted. If you synchronise your email and/or your calendar, you must make sure your device  secured properly.

Mobile devices

To synchronise your work email and calendar on your mobile phone or tablet, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings and select Accounts
  2. If your device offers you a choice between Exchange mail, POP3 and IMAP, select Exchange mail
  3. Enter the information below:
Email address
[The email address of your work email]
Server
mobile.campus.leidenuniv.nl
Domain
VUW
Username
[Your ULCN username]
Password
[Your ULCN password]
Description (optional)
[For example: University]

Having difficulties synchronising your work email and calendar on your mobile device? Take a look at the instruction manual on the helpdesk portal

Instruction manuals

The helpdesk portal explains how you can synchronise your work email and calendar on various types of devices using Outlook, Outlook for Mac, Apple Mail and Calendar, and Thunderbird.

Mobile and tablet
iOs, Android, Windows 10
Laptop and desktop
Outlook for Windows
Outlook for Mac
Apple mail and calendar for Mac
Thunderbird for Linux

uMail

It is also possible to synchronise your uMail on your device. You can find the manual on the helpdesk portal.

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