Eastern Michigan University

EagleMail To be Upgraded to Zimbra version 8 late Fall 2014

Attention Faculty and Staff:  After the end of the Fall 2014 term, EagleMail will be upgraded from Zimbra Collaboration Suite version 7 to version 8 by our service provider. The upgrade will provide a slightly different EMU customized visual appearance, color/logo scheme and updated features. The Zimbra 8 user guide, online help, and video tutorials can be found on the Zimbra 8 services page. (Everything below this paragraph and on the right-hand menu is Zimbra 7 information.)

Logging In to Use the EagleMail Collaboration Tools

EagleMail is a suite of services that can help you collaborate more effectively within workgroups. These services include the sharing of email, address books, calendars, documents, and other files.

Follow these directions to log in to the EagleMail web client:

  1. From your browser, access the EagleMail web client at http://mail.emich.edu .

    Note: Alternately you can access EagleMail from the E-Mail button in My.Emich.
  2. Type in your NetID username (formerly My.emich) and password.
  3. Click on the Login button.

    Note: If you are logging in to EagleMail from a mobile device browser, click the Which version would you like to use? pull-down arrow and choose Mobile from the list. This option will allow you to access to your EagleMail email, folders, address book, and calendar directly from your mobile device browser.

    EagleMail login screen
  4. The EagleMail web client page is displayed.

    Note: The EagleMail web page includes:

    Browser Controls: These menus and buttons are not part of the EagleMail web client and display on every web page you visit.

    Search Bar: Allows you to perform simple and advanced searches of any EagleMail items. See Searching in EagleMail for more information.

    Application Tabs: The applications that you can access will be listed on these tabs. Applications include - mail, address book, calendar, tasks, documents, briefcase, and preferences.

    Toolbar: Shows actions available for the application you are currently using.

    Overview Pane: Displays your folders, saves searches, and tags you have created.

    Mini Calendar: Use this to quickly view and make appointments on your calendar. See Turning a Message into a Meeting for more information.

    Content Pane: The content changes depending on the application in use.

    EagleMail login screen

 

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