To get started, choose a section from the options above.

Forward Zmail to another address.

Instructions

  • Login to https://zmail.utdallas.edu.
  • Click Preferences along the top row of tabs.
  • Select Mail on the left side pane.
  • Scroll down to the Receiving Messages section
  • Enter a valid email address in the Forward a copy to field.
  • Optional: Check Don’t keep a local copy of messages.
  • Click Save.

Outlook

Step 1

  • Go to the Start Menu.
  • Click Control Panel.

Step 2

  • Switch View by to Large or Small Icons.
  • Click Mail.

Step 3

  • Click E-mail Accounts.

Step 4

  • Click the New… button.

Step 5

  • Select Manually configure server settings….
  • Click Next.

Step 6

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Your Name: Your Name
    • E-mail Address: NetID@utdallas.edu
    • Account Type: IMAP
    • Incoming mail server: zmail.utdallas.edu
    • Outgoing mail server: smtpauth.utdallas.edu
    • User Name: NetID
    • Password: Your account password
    • Check the box for Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)
  • Click More Settings.

Step 7

  • Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Select Use the same settings…

Step 8

  • Click the Advanced tab.
  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Choose SSL from the Incoming server (IMAP) drop-down menu
    • Choose TLS from the Outgoing Server (SMTP) drop-down menu
    • Incoming server (IMAP): 993
    • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587

Step 9

  • Click Next.
  • Click Finish.

Mac Mail

Step 1

  • Click on Mail in the Menu Bar.
  • Click Preferences.
  • Choose Accounts.

Step 2

  • Under Accounts click on the “+” to add an account.

Step 3

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Full Name: Your Name
    • Email Address: netid@utdallas.edu
    • Password: Your NetID password
  • Click Continue.

Step 4

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Account Type: IMAP
    • Description: Your choice
    • Incoming Mail Server: zmail.utdallas.edu
    • User Name: NetID
    • Password: Your NetID password
  • Click Continue.

Step 5

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Description: Your choice
    • Outgoing Mail Server: smtpauth.utdallas.edu
    • Check the Use Authentication box.
    • User Name: NetID
    • Password: Your NetID password
  • Click Continue.

Step 6

  • Verify the settings
  • Make sure SSL in on.
  • Click Create.

Outlook for Mac

Step 1

  • Click on Outlook in the Menu Bar.
  • Click Preferences.
  • Choose Accounts.

Step 2

  • Under Accounts click on E-mail Account.
  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Email Address: netid@utdallas.edu
    • Password: Your NetID password
  • Click Add Account.

Step 3

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Email Address: netid@utdallas.edu
    • Password: Your NetID password
    • User Name: NetID
    • Type: IMAP
    • Incoming Server: zmail.utdallas.edu : 993
    • Outgoing Server: smtpauth.utdallas.edu : 587
    • Check the Override default port and Use SSL boxes for both.
  • Click Continue.

Step 4

  • Verify the settings
  • Click More Options… under Outgoing Server.
  • Choose Use Incoming Server Info for the Authentication drop-down.
  • Click OK.

IMAP Settings

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • User Name: NetID
    • Password: Your NetID password
    • Incoming:
      • Server: zmail.utdallas.edu
      • Port: 993
      • Security: SSL/TLS
    • Outgoing:
      • Server: smtpauth.utdallas.edu
      • Port: 587
      • Security: STARTTLS

iOS Option 1 – As an Exchange Account

Step 1

  • Tap Settings on your Home Screen.

Step 2

  • Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Step 3

  • Tap Add Account…

Step 4

  • Tap Microsoft Exchange.

Step 5

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Email Address: NetID@utdallas.edu
    • Domain: Optional (may be left blank)
    • User Name: NetID
    • Password: Your account password
  • Tap Next.

Step 6

  • Fill out the field as follows:
    • Server: zmail.utdallas.edu
  • Tap Save.

Step 7

  • When prompted about synchronizing, turn Mail ON.
  • Contacts and Calendars are the user’s choice.
  • Tap Save.

iOS Option 2 – As an IMAP Account

Step 1

  • Tap Settings.

Step 2

  • Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars..

Step 3

  • Tap Add Account.

Step 4

  • Tap Other.

Step 5

  • Tap Add Mail Account.

Step 6

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Name: Your name
    • Email: netid@utdallas.edu
    • Password: Your account password
  • Tap Next.

Step 7

  • Make sure IMAP is selected.
  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Incoming Mail Server:
      • Host name: zmail.utdallas.edu
      • User name: Your NetID
      • Password: Your account password (already auto-filled)
    • Outgoing Mail Server:
      • Host name: smtpauth.utdallas.edu
      • User name: Your NetID
      • Password: Your NetID password
  • Tap Next.
  • Make sure Mail is ON.
  • Tap Save.

Android Option 1 – As an Exchange Account

Step 1

  • Tap Settings on your Home Screen.
  • Select Add account.

Step 2

  • Tap Email.

Step 3

  • Choose Manual Setup.

Step 4

  • Tap Exchange.

Step 5

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Domain/Username: Your NetID
    • Password: Your account password
    • Server: zmail.utdallas.edu
    • Tick both Use secure connection (SSL) and Accept all SSL certificates.
  • Tap Next.

Step 6

  • Set Automatic for the first two fields.
  • Tick every box EXCEPT Send email from this account by default.
  • Tap Next.

Step 7

  • Tap Next to complete setup.

Android Option 2 – As an IMAP Account

If you have an Android smart phone and want to access your Zmail folders, instead of setting up Zmail as an IMAP Account, you will probably have better results if you set up Zmail as a Corporate Account. The Corporate Account uses the same ActiveSync protocol that Exchange uses. This will not only allow you to access your Zmail mail on your phone, send mail, but also sync your Zmail calendar to your phone.

Step 1

  • Tap Settings on your Home Screen.
  • Select Add account.

Step 2

  • Tap Email.

Step 3

  • Choose Manual Setup.

Step 4

  • Tap IMAP.

Step 5

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • Username: Your NetID
    • Password: Your account password
    • IMAP server: zmail.utdallas.edu
    • Port: 993
    • Security type: SSL/TLS
  • Tap Next.

Step 6

  • Fill out the Settings as follows:
    • SMTP server: smtpauth.utdallas.edu
    • Port: 587
    • Security type: STARTTLS (accept all certificates)
    • Check Require sign-in.
    • Username: Your NetID
    • Password: Your account password
  • Tap Next.

Step 6

  • Tick every box EXCEPT Send email from this account by default.
  • Tap Next.

Step 7

  • Tap Next to complete setup.