Configuring iPhone for BruinMail Google Apps

Connect iPhone to SLCC's Secure Wireless Network

Please see the lab aide desk on the main floor of the library for assistance in setting up your wireless device to connect to the SLCC wireless network.

Google Sync: Set Up Your Apple Device for Google Sync

There are several ways of connecting to your Gmail account using an iPhone or iPod Touch.  These instructions were adapted from

To set up Google Sync on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch device, please follow the steps below.  This will integrate the internal mail and calendar functions of your device with Google Apps, and on some models, give CIS the ability to wipe confidential data if your handheld is lost.

Requirements and Upload

1. Google Sync is only supported on iPhone OS versions 3.0 and above. You can check your current version by going to Settings > General > About > Version. To upgrade, follow the instructions at Please upgrade to iPhone OS 3.0 before setting up Google Sync.

2. Perform a sync with iTunes to ensure that Contacts and Calendars from your iPhone are backed up to your computer. Learn more about backing up your Contacts and Calendars at

Getting Started

1. Open the Settings application on your device's home screen.
2. Open
Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
3. Tap
Add Account....
4. Select
Microsoft Exchange.  Even though SLCC uses Google Apps for Education, Google has licensed Microsoft's communication technology and protocols to provide the service integration.

Enter Account Info

5. Enter your BruinMail Email address in the Email field.
6. Enter "" in the
Domain field.
7. Enter your BruinMail Email address as the
8. Enter your Google Account password as the
9. Tap
Next at the top of your screen.
        9a. Choose Cancel if the Unable to Verify Certificate dialog appears.
10. When the new
Server field appears, enter
11. Press
Next at the top of your screen again.
12. Select the Google services (Mail, Calendar, and Contacts) you want to sync.
13. Unless you want to delete all the existing Contacts and Calendars on your phone, select the
Keep on my iPhone option when prompted. This will also allow you to keep syncing with your computer via iTunes.

If you want to sync only the
My Contacts group, you must choose to Delete Existing Contacts during the Google Sync install when prompted. If you choose to keep existing contacts, it will sync the contents of the "All Contacts" group instead. 

You've set up Google Sync! Synchronization will begin automatically if you have Push enabled on your device. You can also open the Mail, Calendar or Contacts app and wait a few seconds to start a sync.