Access U-M Google Email Through a Phone or Tablet


U-M Google Email


How do I access my email via a phone or tablet? 


  1. On your phone or tablet, install and open the Gmail app from the appropriate store
  2. In the top right corner, tap your profile picture
  3. Tap "Add another account"
  4. On the "Set Up Email" page tap "Google"
    1. You will have to input your phone/tablets password before you can proceed
  5. You should now see a Google sign-in page. On this screen, input your UMICH email address ( and tap "Next"
  6. After tapping "Next" you will be brought to a second page where you will tap "Accept"
  7. After tapping "Accept" you will be taken to a University of Michigan log-in screen where you will need to input your uniqname and password to log into your email
    1. Please note that the uniqname should be all lowercase and should NOT include

Additional Information

Note: The ITS Collaboration Team recommends that you only use apps and applications created and supported by Google (like the Gmail app) or web browsers to connect to U-M Google accounts. Google does not support the use of apps other than the ones created and supported by Google. 

Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.


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