Virginia Tech affiliates who received the following email will lose their VT Google Apps account on June 17, 2015, because they do not have the required affiliations to retain the account. On that date, all of the email, files, documents, pictures, and other content in the account will become unrecoverable, and the owner will no longer be able to access the account. For questions or assistance in obtaining a required affiliation, contact the appropriate department listed in the email.
Email systems such as VT Google Apps Mail and Virginia Tech Exchange are neither instantaneous or 100% perfect. They are provided to help facilitate the teaching, learning, and research objectives of Virginia Tech. If you have a question or concern about email, contact 4Help by using the Help Request Form.
Even if you use Exchange exclusively and never use your VT Google Apps Mail account, there is the possibility that spam (or legitimate messages marked as spam) may be caught by the VT Google Apps Spam folder and never get to your Exchange account. 4Help recommends everyone regularly check their VT Google Apps Inbox and Spam folder by using a Web browser.
When I try to log in to my VT Google Apps Mail account I receive the following error message and am "locked out":Account access temporarily disabled because of suspicious activity. Google has detected unusual activity related to your account and temporarily disabled it. To reestablish access to your account, contact your Google Apps administrator.
How do I request, get, or create a GAE (Google Auxiliary Email) account? How do I modify, change, or delete a GAE account?
GAE (Google Auxiliary Email) accounts are VT Google Apps accounts for departments, teams, or projects that are accessed with separate credentials from a PID-linked account. Unlike Google Groups, GAE accounts have Google calendar, contacts, drive, email, forms, and sites and can be used for:
When I try to add, configure, set up, or connect my VT Google Apps Mail account via IMAP in a desktop email client program such as Outlook or Mail for Mac OS, I receive the "Your IMAP server wants to alert you to the following: Please log in via your web browser:http://support.google.com/mail/accounts/bing/answer.py?answer=78754 (Failure)" error message.