PolyU WebMail

WebMail provides a web interface for the Campus E-mail System to facilitate more convenient access. It enables you to access your Campus E-mail account just by using an Internet-connected computers with a web browser at any time from anywhere in the world, such as the Student Computer Centre, the Pao Yue-Kong Library, Internet Cafes, airport lounges, and hotel business centres.

With WebMail, you can forget all about configuring the email client program. All you need to do is to log into the University Portal at https://my.polyu.edu.hk with your NetID and NetPassword, and then click the 'myMail' button on the left menu. Alternatively, you can directly connect to WebMail at https://webmail.polyu.edu.hk.

Once you have logged into WebMail, you can read and send emails both locally or from overseas with just a few points and clicks. Email messages and associated attachments can be kept in your Campus E-mail mailbox after you have read them. Furthermore, the data channel between the Web browser and the server is encrypted for enhanced security.

In addition to the basic webmail features, WebMail also provides advanced features such as personal address book, vacation message, message folders and message filters. You can refer to the online Help facilities of WebMail for instructions on using these features.

Known Bugs

Bug ID

Report Date

Platform

Description

Workaround

Current Status

0001

29 Dec 2009

Web browser

  • Internet Explorer 6
  • Firefox 3.0 and 3.5

Two confirmation windows popped up on clicking the OK button in the Preferences page

  • Click OK in both pop-up windows
  • Use other web browser

Under investigation by the vendor