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Set up your UCT mailbox on your mobile device

Outlook for mobile can be downloaded via the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Due to the wide variety of mobile devices on campus, we have provided the standard information that you will need to set up your UCT mailbox on your mobile device. The wording on some devices may differ. You may also not be required to complete all the fields listed below.

  • Email address:
    • Staff: preferredname.surname@uct.ac.za
    • Student: studentnumber@myuct.ac.za
  • Select Exchange account from available list.
  • Domain/username:
    • If you are requested to provide your Domain/Username then enter username@wf.uct.ac.za.
      • Staff: 01234567@wf.uct.ac.za
      • Student: BLGJOE001@wf.uct.ac.za.
    • If Domain and Username are listed as separate fields then enter
      • Domain: wf.uct.ac.za
      • Username: staff or student ID.
        Staff: 01234567@wf.uct.ac.za
        Student: BLGJOE001@wf.uct.ac.za.
  • Password: your UCT network password

Once your phone verifies the server settings, you will be prompted to choose the information you want to synchronise between your Exchange account and your device.