Add a UMD Google Account to an Android Device


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About Adding Your UMD Google Account to an Android Device

Android devices are pre-loaded with Google apps that can be accessed with a Google account, including Google Mail (GMail), Calendar, and Contacts. You can configure most Android devices, version 2.1 and higher, to sync the pre-loaded Goole apps to your UMD Google account. To do so, you must first add your UMD Google account to the list of Accounts on your Android device.

To add your UMD Google account to your Android device to sync to your UMD Google account, first, determine the version of Android running on your device.

To determine which version of Android your device is running:

  1. Tap Settings. 
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the Settings screen and tap About Phone.  
  3. Locate the Android Version field to view the version of Android installed on your device.

After you have determined which version of Android is installed on your device, follow the steps listed below for the appropriate Android version:

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Android Versions 2.1-2.3

To begin configuration, you must sign into your UMD Google Account from your Android device.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Accounts and sync.
  3. Tap Add account
  4. Tap Google.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Tap Menu.
  7. Tap Browser sign-in.
  8. The Browser Sign-In screen will be displayed. Enter your UMD email address in the Email field. Leave the Password field blank. Tap Sign-in.
  9. You will be redirected to the Central Authentication Service (CAS) login page. Enter your Directory ID and Password. Tap Login.
  10. Tap Grant Access if prompted. This will allow your device to stay logged into your UMD Google account.
  11. Your UMD Google account will be added to the Android device. The next screen will display Google apps and services that can be synced to your device.

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Android Versions 3.0-4.4.4

To begin configuration, you must sign into your UMD Google Account from your Android device.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Add account
  3. Tap Google.
  4. Tap Next.
  5. Tap Existing Account.
  6. Tap Menu.
  7. Tap Browser sign-in.
  8. The Browser Sign-In screen will be displayed. Enter your UMD email address in the Email field. Leave the Password field blank. Tap Sign-in.
  9. You will be redirected to the Central Authentication Service (CAS) login page. Enter your Directory ID and Password. Tap Login.
  10. Tap Grant Access if prompted. This will allow your device to stay logged into your UMD Google account.
  11. Your UMD Google account will be added to the Android device. The next screen will display Google apps and services that can be synced to your device.

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Android Versions 5.0+

To begin configuration, you must sign into your UMD Google Account from your Android device.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Accounts
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Google.
  5. Tap Existing Account.
  6. The Browser Sign-In screen will be displayed.Enter your UMD email address in the Email field. Leave the Password field blank. Tap Sign-in.
  7. You will be redirected to the Central Authentication Service (CAS) login page. Enter your Directory ID and Password. Tap Login.
  8. Tap Grant Access if prompted. This will allow your device to stay logged into your UMD Google account.
  9. Your UMD Google account will be added to the Android device. The next screen will display Google apps and services that can be synced to your device.

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