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Email Frequently Asked Questions

These are a series of questions the IT staff often gets with relation to email.

Our email system merged with the Campus email system in Fall of 2015.  

We can create aliases for your netid account.  So, if you netid is jsmith, we can create a specific email address for you, such as, or, or, providing it is avaiable. Whatever we create, all of your email still goes to your netid account.

How can I set up my email on my devices?

What happens to my email account account after I leave?

How to remove an address for someone "via" another mailing list

Change your default email address.

Having problems authenticating on a mail client that used to work?  Check out this document on the switch from basic to modern authentication.

How to enable/disable a forward on your email account:  This set of instructions includes an option to save a copy of your messages on your account.  You should do this, due to issues with some email protocols in the forwarding process.

Keywordsemail, clients, protocols, forwarding   Doc ID114397
OwnerSara N.GroupUW Math Department
Created2021-10-20 11:20:19Updated2024-03-01 11:36:53
SitesUW Math Department
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