How do I setup Bates Gmail on my iPhone/iPad?

You will want to connect your iOS Device to the Bates Secure WiFi and not Bates Open WiFi. The Bates Open WiFi is used for gaming consoles, SmartTVs, and other technologies that do not have a web browser in order to register your device. If you have already connected to Bates Open WiFi, you will want to disconnect your iOS device by following these instructions: 
How do I stop my iPhone from connecting to Bates Open SSID?

Connecting to Bates Secure WiFi:

  • Tap on Settings
  • Tap on Wi-Fi
  • Tap on Bates Secure
  • Type in your Bates Username and Password, then Tap on Join
    • You may receive a message from clearpass.bates.edu, Tap on Trust

  • Once you have received a blue check mark next to Bates Secure, you have successfully connected
  • Tap on <-Settings
  • Press your Home Button to return to your Home Screen

Configuring your iOS Device to Connect to Bates Gmail:

  • Tap on Settings
  • Tap on Mail
  • Tap on Accounts
    • Tap on Add Account
    • Tap on Google
    • Sign in using your full Bates email address (username@bates.edu)

  • Tap on Next
  • You will now be redirected to the Federated Authentication Service login page
    • Enter your Bates Username and Password, then Tap on Login

  • Turn on the Following Options:
    • Mail
    • Contacts
    • Calendar

  • Tap on Save
  • From the Accounts screen, Tap on Fetch New Data
    • Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and Tap on Every 30 Minutes to schedule the frequency for retrieving your email messages

  • Tap on <-Accounts to return to the account screen
  • Tap on your newly created account  (Gmail) under the Accounts section 
  • Tap on Account (with your Bates email address)
    • Verify your Name
    • Verify your Email address
    • Update the Description to Bates Gmail

  • Tap on Advanced
    • Under the Move Discarded Messages Into section, Tap on Deleted Mailbox

  • Tap on <-Accounts
  • Tap on Done
    • Tap on <-Accounts
    • Tap on <-Mail
    • Scroll down to the bottom of the screen until you see the Composing section
    • Tap on Default Account and select your default account

  • Tap on <-Mail
  • Tap on <-Settings
  • Scroll Down and Tap on Contacts
    • Tap on Default Account
    • Choose your Default Contacts Account

  • Tap on <-Contacts
  • Tap on <-Settings
  • Tap on Calendar
    • Tap on Default Account
    • Choose your Default Account

  • Tap on <-Contacts
  • Tap on <-Settings
  • Press your Home Button to return to your Home Screen

You Bates Email, Contacts, and Calendar are now setup on your iPhone.

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