Connect Google Apps

ETS now provides a service based on the Google Apps for Education platform, which meets the needs of customers of the Connect service. We are have replaced the Microsoft Office365 platform with Google Apps for email & calendaring.

If you haven't used Google Apps, either personally or at a previous job, we recommend you review our guide on usability differences between Google Apps and traditional email services.


Google Apps Client Options

Connect/Google Apps offers a different set of "client" applications from Connect/Office365.

Select a client below to learn about configuring that client for use with Connect.

    Windows Mac OS Linux Mobile

Google Web Access

- Google's web-based mail & calendar client

x x x x

Mozilla Thunderbird

- the Mozilla organization's free mail & calendar client

x x x  

Microsoft Outlook Windows 2010/2013

Microsoft Outlook Mac 2011

- the mail client bundled with Microsoft Office

x x    

Apple Mail 6-  Mountain Lion
Apple Mail 7 & 8-  Mavericks, Yosemite
Apple Mail 9 & 10-  El Capitan, Sierra

- the mail client bundled with Apple Mac OS X


Android Mail

- the mail client built-in to Android smartphones


Apple iPhone/iPad iOS 

- the mail client built-in to Apple iOS


Windows Phone

- mail access from  Windows Phone


If the client you want to use isn't listed here, check our Generic Mail Client Configuration for details on how to configure it for use with use with Connect/Google Apps. We only support the above clients for use with Connect/Google Apps and can't guarantee that other clients will work to your satisfaction.


Client-Specific Tips

Using Search in Google Web Apps Using Incoming Message Filters in Google Web Apps
Managing Spam/Junk Mail in Google Apps Archiving Email Messages in Google Apps