Zimbra brings over a powerful mobile web interface and over the air sync to your mobile device.
Mobile Web Interface
Users can access Zimbra from any device with an internet connection in the exact same way. However, users on mobile devices can choose to use a highly optimized web interface created specifically for them. To do so, simply visit https://zmail.washcoll.edu. Fill in your username and password, make sure Mobile is chosen in the drop down menu beside Which version would you like to use? and click Log In.
Learn more about the mobile web interface:
- Mobile web interface for iPhone and iPod Touch
Over The Air Sync
Zimbra uses over the air sync to keep your email inbox, calendars and contacts current on your mobile device. New email messages, calendar appointments and reminders are automatically pushed to your device. Any device that works with Microsoft Exchange protocols can work with Zimbra sync. Learn more with these resources:
- Zimbra iPhone/iPod Touch Sync step by step guide
- Zimbra iPad Sync step by step guide
- Zimbra Android Sync step by step guide
- Zimbra Palm Pre Sync step by step guide
BlackBerry device users can sync their data with the Zimbra collaboration suite using Microsoft Outlook on Windows or Apple iSync to iCal and Address Book on the Mac. To get started, you will need the Zimbra Connector for Outlook or Zimbra Connector for iSync. Once downloaded and installed, you can follow the set up guides below to get started:
- Zimbra Connector for Outlook Information
Every 90 days, you will be asked to change your password for Zimbra. You must change your passowrd in your web client first, then change it in all other devices you use to connect to Zimbra BEFORE you try to use those devices. If you forget to do this, you will be locked out of Zimbra. Please contact the help desk at 410-778-7777 if this happens.
Students, faculty and staff with questions about mobile collaboration powered by Zimbra should contact the HelpDesk at 410-778-7777 for answers.