User Guide

Set up Android 5.0 devices to sync with AkrutoSync

This Guide applies to many Android phones and tablets running Android 5.0 (Lollipop). This includes Google Nexus, the Google Play Editions of Motorola Moto G and HTC One M8, Sony devices and other phones and tablets using stock (or vanilla) Android OS.

Start AkrutoSync program on your PC and click “Configure AkrutoSync”. AkrutoSync will guide you through the configuration process. When prompted to create an Exchange ActiveSync account on your Android phone, do the following

1) Touch the “Apps” icon on your phone screen to open the full list of apps.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Apps

2) Touch “Settings”.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Settings

3) Scroll through settings. Tap “Accounts”.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Accounts

4) Select “Add Account”.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Add Account

5) Select “Exchange”.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Exchange

6) Enter the email address shown in AkrutoSync window on your PC (do not enter your real email address), and then tap “Manual Setup”.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Email address

7) In the password box, enter the password that you entered into AkrutoSync on your PC.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Account SSL Security

8) On the same screens, scroll down and Touch “Security Type”. Select the “SSL/TLS (Accept all certificates)” option from the drop-down list (if you have imported AkrutoSync certificate, you can select the “SSL/TLS” option instead).

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Account SSL Security

9) Touch “Next” to complete the setup.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Account Options

10) Name the new account “Akruto”. Tap “Done”.

Android 5.0 Lollipop - Account Options

Your Outlook contacts and calendar should start appearing on your Android 5.0 Lollipop Android phone. It may take from a few minutes to an hour until all the data appears, depending on how much data you have. Plug your phone into a power source, keep Wi-Fi on and keep AkrutoSync window open on your PC until all data is transferred.