Return to Google Apps Menu
o Before you can access Gmail for the first time, you will need to change your password.  For detailed instructions, please click here
o Using Gmail with screen readers
  Gmail Overview:
Gmail is the email service for the institution. Gmail offers the flexibility to view email on your desktop (via Microsoft Outlook) or through a web client. Your email address will end “@wvup.edu“ NOT gmail.com.

FAQs

1. What will my new email address be?
Your email address structure will be based on the type of user
  • Faculty/Staff Example:   Jane.Doe@wvup.edu
  •    
  • Student Example:   jdoe27@wvup.edu (Same as the student's current email address)
2. Faculty/Staff: Why do I have two email addresses?
3. What method will be used to access my email?
  o Adjunct Faculty, Students and Offsite Access: Email Web Client
     
  o Full-Time Faculty and Staff: Microsoft Outlook
     
  o Remote access with Non-WVU Parkersburg Computer:
   ( Personal / Home Computer )
Email Web Client
     
4. Faculty: How do I send an email to my entire class?
  o Adjunct Faculty, Students and Offsite Access: Class Lists in Web Client
     
  o Full-Time Faculty and Staff: Class Lists in Outlook
     
  o Remote access with Non-WVU Parkersburg Computer:
   ( Personal / Home Computer )
Class Lists in Web Client
     
5. Can I forward my WVUP email to another email account?
     Yes, you have the ability to forward your WVUP email to another account. For detailed instructions, please click here.


6. Is there a difference between Microsoft Outlook and Gmail Web Client?
Differences between Microsoft Outlook and Gmail Web Client Navigation

7. How do I set up my email on a smartphone or mobile device?

o Android :

  Option #1: Install Gmail for Android

  Option #2:
  To configure the 'Email' app on an Android device for access to Gmail, just follow the steps:
  1. Enable IMAP in your Gmail settings. On your phone, press < Home >
  2. Then open the Email application.
  3. On the 'Your accounts' page, select Next to get started with setup.
  4. Enter your full Gmail address and password, then select Next.

    Example:
    Username: jdoe12@wvup.edu
    Password: *********
           

  5. On the next screen, you can give the account a nickname and choose the name to display on your outgoing messages.
  6. Tap Done. And you're done.
  7. You can verify your settings from the Inbox view by tapping < Menu > > Account settings.
        Incoming settings
        IMAP server: imap.gmail.com
        Port: 993
        Security type: SSL (always)

        Outgoing settings
        SMTP server: smtp.gmail.com
        Port: 465
        Security type: SSL (always)

o Blackberry:

   Setup Instructions

o iPhone,iPad or iPod Touch :

  Option #1: Install Gmail App

  Option #2:
  To configure the 'Mail' app on an Apple device for access to Gmail, just follow these steps:
  1. Make sure you've enabled IMAP in your main Gmail settings

  2. Open the Settings app on your device

  3. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars

  4. Tap Add Account...
  5. Tap Gmail
  6. Enter your account information
  7.                     Example:
                        Username: jdoe12@wvup.edu
                        Password: *********
  8. Tap Next
  9. Tap Save

 
Important Information for Adjunct Faculty with GroupWise Accounts
Please read through the following tutorials

o Transfer GroupWise Email to Google Apps

o Setting up Email Forwarding and Auto-Reply in GroupWise



Using Your Email with the Web Client o Gmail Navigation
o Creating and Sending an Email
Didn't find what you were looking for?
                 o For more information on Gmail, please see Google Gmail Online Support available here.


Using Your Email with Microsoft Outlook 2010
o Outlook Navigation
  • Create an Auto-Reply Notice for Incoming Email
    This will need to be done in the web interface at  http://webmail.wvup.edu . For directions, please see the link here.

o Creating and Sending an Email


User Support
  • If you do not know your WVUP Email Password or need email assistance, please submit a ticket to the IT Help Desk
 
 

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