Your Zimbra Email services can be connected with the address “”. Below are some examples of how to configure and access your Zimbra from your Windows or Mac desktop, iPhone or Android phone and tablet devices. While you may be configuring your email in Microsoft Outlook, the web interface is always accessible to you via desktop, mobile or tablet.

Some important items to note are the server name, username, and password. All connection are in secure mode.


Username: <name>@<>

Password: <password provided by>

Using a web browser on desktops or mobile like Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, or the NEW Microsoft Edge is simple. Just input the server address as:


So what has changed in the new services in v8?

Upgraded Desktop Interface

The desktop GUI (graphic user interface) is more robust and functional. Features like drag-n-drop have been enhanced for earlier attachment of files, and integration with Firefox and Chrome make notifications very useful.

Firefox Web Browser


Zimbra GUI Offline Mode

Zimbra Offline Mode allows you to use the Zimbra Web Client (ZWC) and access your data without network connectivity. For example, if there is no server connectivity or server connectivity is lost, ZWC automatically transitions to “offline mode”. When server connectivity is restored, ZWC automatically reverts back to “online mode”. The offline mode uses HTML5, which uses a caching capability that can be considered a super set of the normal browser caching.


High Fidelity Preview for Attachments and Briefcase

High Fidelity Document Preview is a feature that permits preview it regular document files using the Libreoffice engine. The benefits of this features is that the users can preview any file, on any computer, even if you don't have a Microsoft Office, or Libreoffice in your computer, you will be able to render and see the formatted file. Really useful!!


EWS or Exchange Web Services Support 

Mac users will enjoy this one!!!

No more feeling like "runt of the litter"!! EWS gives us (Yep.. including me!!!) Mac users full sync services to Mac Mail and Microsoft Exchange for Mac. You will get sync of all your information like:

  • Mail
  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • Reminders/Tasks

 And it's easy to configure. 


New Mobile Interface

The Touch Client is a feature that enables a new web client interface for a mobile device, in the mobile web browser. It uses the Touch Mobile HTML5 Framework optimized for the canvas of a smartphone or tablet device. 

iOS Safari Browser



Simplified URL Configuration on iOS Devices

When configuring your email on a mobile device, using the device's mail client (ap), always setup as “Exchange” (on iPhone and some Androids) or “Corporate Email” (on Android devices). This is the simplest way to setup, and ensures that your mail, contacts, and calendars are synced. On older devices, you can also setup as Secure POP or IMAP. Contact for those details on POP and IMAP. “

1) Enter Settings on your iPhone or iPad, and select Passwords & Accounts.


2) Choose Exchange as the account type.

3) Select to "Add Account" from bottom of list.

4) Enter your account email address and description. Then choose Next.

5) If prompted, select to Configure Manually.

6) Enter your password, and server information if requested. Your server would be "" without quotes.

7) Enable or disable available services.



Once you have configured your account, the account will start to sync your data, and you can then launch the Mail, Calendar, or Contact app on your device.



That is a simple run through. If you have questions, just reach out to us.