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Use Google Apps on Your Android 4.2 (or Higher) Device

To use the native Google Apps' mail, contacts, and calendar apps on your Android, you need to sign in to your Google Apps account. Instructions below are for users with devices using Android 4.2 or higher.  If you're using a different device, your setup instructions may vary. For an earlier version of Android please refer to Use Google Apps on Your Android (Previous Versions).

You only have to do this once:

1. Touch the Settings > Add account

Screenshot of Android Settings
Screenshot of Android Settings
  1. Choose Google to add your Google Apps account.
Screenshot of Android Add Account Page

2. Enter your my.ryerson full email address and press Next.

Screenshot of Google Sign-in

3. Read the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service by clicking on the links. Thereafter tap on Accept.

1. You are now on Ryerson University's Central Authentication Service (CAS) website. Use your my.ryerson credentials (username and password) to Log in. If you have the One-Time Verification Code setup, please use it from your mobile or your OTV code generator.

CAS login
Enter the OTV code

1. Tap on Google under My accounts to confirm the new account you just added.

Confirm Add Access

2. Press Home button to go back to your apps screen. Find and Tap on Gmail to access your newly added Ryerson email account.

Screenshot of Android Apps Page

That's it! You can now use Google Apps from your Android.  Just launch Gmail, Google Calendar, or whichever app you want to use.

You can change which services can sync with Google Apps on your device at any time by going to Settings > Google > touch your account.

Use Google Play to Add Other Apps

If an app isn't already installed on your device, such as external,Google Drive, search for it on Google Play.  Most Android apps by Google can be installed for free.

  1. Open the Google Play app on your Android.
  2. Search for a Google app you want to install, such as external,Google Drive, you can select it.
  3. Follow onscreen instructions to install and download the app.  You should then be able to find and launch the app from your applications screen.