Configuring Smart Phones to Sync with Your GoogleApps@UMaryland Email Account

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Google Sync offers two-way synchronization between GoogleApps@UMaryland and the mail, calendar, and contacts apps on Android phones, the iPhone & iPad, Blackberry, Windows Mobile devices, and other Java-enabled phones.

For an introductory video, click here.  For a brief summary of the features and benefits of Google Apps for Mobile, click here.

There are 3 steps necessary to configure your phone to access your GoogleApps@UMaryland account:

  1. Verify/set an Apps password. Click here for the instructions.
  2. If you want to sync with a Shared Calendar:
        a.  Login to your GoogleApps@UMaryland email account -
        b.  Click on New Tab button.
        c.  Go to
        d.  Under "Shared Calendars" check the calendar you want to sync.
        e.  Click on the "Save" button.
        f.   Sign out of Google Calendar.
        g.  Sign out of your GoogleApps@UMaryland email account.
  3. Configure your phone:
        a.  iPhone / iPad
        b.  Android (Be sure to select "Google" when prompted for Type of Account, instead of "Corporate.")
        c.  Blackberry (Click here for email.  Click here for Contacts and Calendar.)
        d.  Windows Mobile
        e.  Other Java-enabled phones

For questions about Configuring Other Smart Phones, call the IT Help Desk at 410-706-HELP (4357) or send an e-mail to:

Last Updated: 08/12/2013 at 12:49:30 PM