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

Having problems setting up a non-Outlook client?  You might have a disabled protocol.  Here's how to check/change it.

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 wisc.edu account.  You should do this, due to issues with some email protocols in the forwarding process.




Keywords:email, clients, protocols, forwarding   Doc ID:114397
Owner:Sara N.Group:UW Math Department
Created:2021-10-20 11:20 CDTUpdated:2021-10-28 15:50 CDT
Sites:UW Math Department
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