Setup your new Android device

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First-time set-up of Android device

After you have taken the Android device out of the box for the first time and switched it on, you need to take a few steps to set-up the device. With these steps, you will set up Eduroam (wireless internet), email (Exchange activesync) and the default language.

Due to the fact that every type of Android device requires a different set of steps, we will explain to you in a general way how to set up Eduroam and email.

IMPORTANT: If you have used an Android device in the past, then you can transfer the SD card from one phone to the other in most cases. This ensures that photos, among other things, are immediately available on the new phone.

Step 1 Device installation

Switch on the Android device by pressing and holding the power button on the top or side of the device. After seeing the Android logo (or manufacturer logo), you will be see the device's first installation screen. In these first steps, you can set the device's language, among other things.

Step 2 Eduroam WIFI installation

In one of the first steps, you will be asked to log in to the Wi-Fi. You can use the following manual to connect to eduroam.

Step 3 UT e-mail installation

  1. Go to the Settings, Accounts, Add account.
  2. Select Office 365 / Exchange.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and tap Next.
  4. Enter your password and tap Sign in.
  5. Approve the sign in request.
  6. Accept the permissions and tap Done.

Step 4 Complete settings

Press Next and go through the next steps until you see 'Complete settings' on your screen. The phone is now ready for use.

Importing contacts

On your old Android device:

  • Make sure Gmail is installed on the Android device
  • Open the applications lists, go to settings and open 'Accounts and Synchronization'
  • Make sure that 'Automatic Synchronization' is enabled
  • Select the 'Google' account and tap your Gmail address
  • Make sure 'Contacts' is checked
  • The 'Contacts’ will now automatically be synchronized between Gmail and telephone and vice versa

On your new Android device:

  • Open the applications lists, go to settings and open 'Accounts and Synchronization'
  • Add the Gmail account that is also installed on your old device
  • Make sure 'Contacts' is checked
  • The 'Contacts will now automatically be synchronized between Gmail and telephone and vice versa

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