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Adding Your Gmail Account to Your iPhone or iPad

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Lawrence Public Schools is moving from Outlook to Gmail on July 1, 2019.  If you have your USD 497 email account on your phone you will need to remove your Outlook account and add your district Gmail account.If you are using the Outlook app you can simply just delete it and install the Gmail and Google Calendar app through the App Store.  Technology Services recommends using the Gmail App and the Google Calendar App. This guide will walk you through the settings for the iOS Mail and Calendar app.

REMOVING YOUR OUTLOOK ACCOUNT

  1. On your iPhone or iPad open Settings then scroll down and tap Passwords & Accounts.
  2. Tap your USD 497 account under Accounts.
  • This account is usually labeled as “Exchange” though you may have saved it as something else.
  • You will know that you selected the correct account if your district email address is listed next Account.
  1. Tap Delete Account.
  2. Tap Delete from My iPhone (or My iPad).

ADDING YOUR DISTRICT GOOGLE ACCOUNT

  1. On your iPhone or iPad open Settings then scroll down and tap Passwords & Accounts.
  2. Tap Add Account.
  3. Select Google.
  • You may get a pop-up stating, “Settings Wants to Use google.com to Sign In.” If you do, click Continue.
  1. Type your district email address and then select Next.
  • For most staff, this is your first initial and last name (ex: ateacher@usd497.org).  It may also be your first and last name (firstname.lastname@usd497.org). 
  • If you have signed into your district Google Drive, Google Docs, or Google Classroom before it is the same account.
  1. You will be redirected to the district sign page.  Enter your district username and password and then select Sign In.
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