Accessing SOD Email - iOS (iPad/iPhone) Devices

NOTE: This guide is ONLY for faculty and staff. Students DO NOT use the SOD email system and this guide will not apply. You will need your Dental Network ID and password. These are the credentials used to log in to the computers in the building as well as to access your email remotely. Do NOT use your UMID.

DISCLAIMER:The School of Dentistry OIT department does not support these devices and accepts no responsibility for their use or any behavior (intended or otherwise) resulting from following or attempting to follow the instructions below. This information is provided as a convenience only and with no warranty.


  1. Start at the home screen of your iOS device.
  2. Touch the Settings icon.
  3. Find and touch Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  4. Touch Add Account.
  5. Touch Exchange.
  6. In the following screen, fill in the blanks as follows:
    • Email address: Your email address; juser@umaryland.edu
    • Password: Your email/Dental ID password. This is the password used to log in to computers in the School of Dentistry.
    • Description: Will be automatically filled in with "Exchange". Change this to "Dental"
  7. Touch Next.
  8. In the next screen, fill in the blanks as follows:
    • Email: Will be automatically filled in with your email address. Leave it there.
    • Server: Enter umail.umaryland.edu
    • Domain:: Enter dental
    • Username: Enter your Dental Network ID, the first part of your email address. This is the username used to log in to computers in the School of Dentistry.
    • Password: Will be automatically filled in. Leave it there.
    • Description: Will be automatically filled in with "Dental". Leave it there.
  9. Touch Next.
  10. If you have entered all information correctly, each line will show a check mark as it is verified, then will proceed to the next screen.
  11. In the next screen, leave all four options selected (Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders) and touch Save.
  12. The window will show "Account Added" and will return to the Settings page.
  13. You may now exit out of the Settings app and launch the Email app.

    NOTE: If you already have another mail account configured on your device, when you launch Mail, you may see that email instead of your SOD email. To see your SOD email, touch the option listed at the top-left of the window (it will be marked with a left arrow; the actual text will vary) repeatedly until you see Mailboxes. Then touch the Dental option listed under Accounts.


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