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Exchange ActiveSync Email Features

Set options for your corporate Exchange ActiveSync email messages, including synchronization options, flagging messages, out-of-office messages, and message priority.

Synchronize Exchange ActiveSync Email

You can set Exchange ActiveSync to automatically check for new Exchange ActiveSync email messages.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Email email app icon.
  2. Tap Menu gmail options icon > Settings.
  3. Tap the name of the Exchange ActiveSync account.
  4. Tap Sync settings > Sync frequency and choose the option you want.

Flag Email Messages

For an Exchange ActiveSync account, you can flag email messages to help you keep track of them.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Email email app icon.
  2. On the inbox screen, tap the message you want to view.

Tip: Tap Menu gmail options icon at the top left to switch to a different email account.

  1. Tap Options menu options icon > Toggle flag and select a flag option (Set flag, Complete flag, or Clear flag).

Set Out of Office Status

You can set your Out of Office status and auto-reply message right from your phone.

  1. From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Email email app icon.
  2. Tap Menu gmail options icon > Settings and tap the Exchange ActiveSync account name.
  3. Tap Out of Office.
  4. Check Use out of office settings.
  5. Check Send automatic replies during this time period and set the time range when you will be out of the office.
  6. Enter the auto-reply message for senders inside your organization. You can also choose to send a message to all senders outside your organization.
  7. Tap Save.

Set Email Message Priority

You can set the priority for an email message you send with your Exchange ActiveSync account.

  1. While composing the message, tap Options menu options icon > Show priority.
  • A priority line appears below the email subject.
  1. Tap the default priority and change the priority for the message. You can select High, Normal, or Low.