Importing Mail Into Rutgers Connect

The following instructions can be used to import an existing email account into Office365 at Rutgers University

Log into your Rutgers Connect Account

 

Go to http://connect.rutgers.edu .

 
 

Enter the following:

Click Sign In

.

 
 

Click on Mail

 

Go To Options

 

Click on the Gear Icon and select Options

 
 

In Options, go to Accounts and select Connected Accounts

 

Import your email account

Import your email account

 

 

Click on the + symbol

 

 

Enter the Email Address and Password for the account that is to be Imported. Click OK.

 
 

If given the email address and password, the system is able to detect the setting for the account, your email will be imported. Click OK

 
 

If given the email address and password, the system is NOT able to detect the setting for the account, you will need to manually add the settings. Click Skip

 

 

To Import all Emails and Folders from the account choose IMAP and click OK.

If you are trying to import mail from a ScarletMail Account or a personal Gmail Account choose POP

 

Manually Entering Email Settings

 

Fill out the following fields:

Account Information:

  • Display Name - The way you want your name to be displayed in the From Address of emails you send
  • Email Address - The email address all messages sent from this account should come from

The information for the next few fields depends on the system mail is being imported from:

RCI Account: (IMAP)

  • User name - Rutgers NetID
  • Password - Rutgers NetID Password
  • Incoming Server - rci.rutgers.edu
  • Authentication - Basic
  • Encryption - SSL
  • Port - 993

ScarletMail Accounts: (POP Only)

  • Turn on Allow Less Secure Apps
    • Go to http://accounts.google.com and enter your ScarletMail Email Address. Click Next.
    • Enter your Rutgers NetID and password. Click Login.
    • Click on Connected apps & sites under Sign-in & security.
    • Make sure Allow less secure apps is listed as ON.
  • User name - netid@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
  • Password - ScarletMail MobileApps Password (Not NetID Password)
  • Incoming Server - pop.gmail.com
  • Authentication - Basic
  • Encryption - SSL
  • Port - 995

RUMail Accounts: (IMAP)

  • User name - netid@domain.rutgers.edu (Where domain.rutgers.edu is your departments RUMail Domain)
  • Password - Rutgers NetID password
  • Incoming Server - rumail.rutgers.edu
  • Authentication - Basic
  • Encryption - SSL
  • Port - 993

Click OK

 

Start Importing

Start Importing
 

Office 365 will now start to import the Mail and Folders from your account. Depending on how many mail messages are in the account this may take some time. Click OK and allow time for your mail to import.

 

Email Verification

Email Verification
 

An email will be sent to the account that is being imported. Click on the link to authorize your Office 365 account to send email from that address. While sending from a connected email account's address is possible, OIT does not recommend or support this feature.