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Title:
Email at Princeton: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Synopsis:
Email at Princeton: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Solution:

  1. How can I tell what type of email I will be using at Princeton?
  2. What email clients can I use with my Exchange e-mail account?
  3. What email clients can I use with my Princeton Gmail account?
  4. What are the settings for my email application?
  5. How should I read my email while traveling or away from my office computer?
  6. How do I set a vacation message? Forward my mail? Check my e-mail quota?


How can I tell if I use Princeton Gmail or Exchange email?
If you are uncertain what type of email account you have, contact the OIT Help Desk (258-HELP).


What are the settings for my email application?
For instructions on configuring recommended email applications, see Email: Configuration settings for Princeton recommended e-mail applications.


How should I read my email while traveling or away from my office computer?
WebMail can be accessed at: www.princeton.edu/webmail or click on the Email link at the top right corner of the Princeton home page.


How do I set a vacation message? Forward my mail? Check my email quota?


What email clients can I use with my Princeton Gmail account?
  • Using a web browser
    No software is necessary to use WebMail other than a web browser like Safari or Chrome. To access Princeton Gmail, go to: www.princeton.edu/webmail and select the Gmail link.


What email clients can I use with my Exchange email account?
  • Exchange WebMail (OWA)
    WebMail (OWA) is an email reader which allows you to access your Princeton e-mail via the web. No software is necessary to use WebMail other than a web browser like Internet Explorer, Safari or Firefox. WebMail allows you to send and receive your Princeton email from anywhere in the world. It was implemented for Princeton users to facilitate email use while traveling. To access Exchange WebMail, go to https://owa.princeton.edu/exchange.



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Last Updated:
October 15, 2013

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