Updated: May 23, 2017
You may have heard ... the university is migrating to Google Gmail and Calendar. (Our Selection Report explains why.)
So, who's using Gmail already?
As of May 19, all current stu...
As we transition to Gmail from Zimbra, we know you probably have lots of questions about what will happen to your account. We've tried to do our best in answering the ones we get most often.
If you use Mac Mail (Apple Mail) to check your email, you can continue to use it in conjunction with Gmail.
Before you set up Mac Mail for Gmail, you'll need to make sure your Mac has macOS Sierra or newer in...
If you use Outlook to check your email, you can continue to use it in conjunction with Gmail.
You will need to sync Gmail, however, with Outlook versions 2010-2016. We have instructions to help you do so.
Viewing free time works a little differently in Google Calendar. Here's how you can get your meetings scheduled on time.
To view free/busy times in Google Calendar:
Click the day you would like to a...
During our transition to Gmail, you may need to share calendars with co-workers or others still using Zimbra. Here's how to do that.
Sharing Calendars in Google
On your computer, open Google Calendar....
When your account is moved from Zimbra to Gmail, your contacts aren't automatically moved over. Fortunately, you can migrate them yourself.
Exporting Zimbra Address Book Contacts
The following steps will...
Gmail tries to keep spam out of your inbox, but sometimes messages slip through.
If you see a spam message in your inbox, try the following.
Check the box to the left of the me...
If you're noticing email vanishing from your inbox, you may be dealing with redundant spam filters.
Why? During our transition from Zimbra to Gmail, your messages are going through filtering from both servic...
Unfortunately, you can't escape your email. Here's how to enable access to your university inbox on your mobile devices.
iPhone and iOS
1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > ...
We're here to help you identify phishing attempts and to protect your account information.
You can always call OIT support (512.448.8443) or forward suspicious emails to us if you're unsure about the legitimac...
We've got two ways to handle receiving and sending emails by group: group email accounts and group mailing lists.
Group Email Accounts
OIT can create a shared email account for your office or department onc...
Once you've decided to create a custom mailing list at lists.stedwards.edu, you automatically become that list's Moderator. With great power, comes great responsibility, and here are several ways you'll be able...
Everyone at St. Edward's has the ability to make custom mailing lists at lists.stedwards.edu, but only approved faculty and staff can access what we call Restricted lists.
Restricted lists are groups of stude...
You can add your signature to outgoing mail in Zimbra (even if you primarily use Mac Mail or Outlook).
Log in to Zimbra and find the Preferences tab.
In the lefthand menu, click Signatures. ...
You can check your email capacity in Zimbra itself, or in the Mac Mail or Outlook clients.
Log in to Zimbra. In the top right corner, you'll see your full name displayed with a line underneath. The g...
You can share both calendars and folders in Zimbra. We've got instructions on how to share, revoke shares and accept shares from other users.
To share a folder, right click the folder and select Share Fol...
If you've accidentally deleted an email, and it's no longer in the trash, all is not lost. Whether you've deleted from Outlook or Mac Mail, you can recover it through Zimbra.
1. Open the Restore Menu
You're welcome to sync your Zimbra email and calendar with Outlook. (You can also sync your account with Mac Mail.)
Installing the Zimbra Connector
In order to access Zimbra mail through Outlook 2010, you'l...
Once you've synced your Zimbra email with Outlook, you'll need to know a few things about using that client. We've collected some how-to's on basic Outlook functions.
You can add contacts manu...