This document explains how to connect to the Office 365 service.
Warning: Before proceeding, make sure you have updated Outlook to the latest version (patch) currently available. If you do not update Outlook before proceeding, the potential exists that you will be unable to configure your account to Office 365 (you will receive an error during the configuration process).

Configure Outlook 2011 for Office 365

  1. Launch Outlook 2011.

  2. Open the Outlook menu and select Preferences.

  3. Click the Accounts icon from the Outlook Preferences window.


    Outlook Mac 1 Preferences


  4. Click the Exchange Account option.


    Outlook Mac 2 AddAccount


  5. On the Auto Account Setup window, enter the following for each field:
    • Email Address: first.lastname@famu.edu
    • Method: User Name and Password
    • Username: first.lastname@famu.edu
    • Password: Enter current password
    • Ensure Configure Automatically is checked.

      Outlook Mac 3 Exchange


  6. Click Add Account.
    Please note: If you receive an error message that your account is unable to be auto-configured, please make sure that your Outlook client is fully updated to the newest version (patch) currently available.

  7. If you receive a warning similar to the following, place a check mark within "Always use my response for this server" box and click Allow to continue.

    Outlook Mac 4 Autodiscover


  8. A summary will be displayed upon successfully account configuration.

    Outlook Mac 5 AccountConfig



  9. Modify the account description field to something more descriptive; such as your name.

  10. Close the Accounts window to start using Outlook.

Important: Depending on the size and amount of emails you have in your account, Outlook may require some time to completely download all of your mail (and other data) the first time you load Outlook after configuring your account

 

This document explains how to connect to Office 365 with Outlook.

Important: Make sure Outlook is updated to the most current release/patch before proceeding.

Configure Outlook 2013/2010 for Office 365

Microsoft Outlook for Windows uses profiles to manage your accounts within Outlook.

  1. You have three options on configuring your Outlook profile:

Option 1: First time user of Outlook (no existing profile).

  • Launch Outlook to start the account creation wizard. Proceed to step 2.

Option 2: Create a new profile; Make sure Outlook is not running

    • Go to Start | Control Panel | Mail.
    • Click Show Profiles
    • Click Add.
    • Enter "Office 365" within 'Profile Name' field and click OK to start the account creation wizard.
    • Proceed to step 2.

Option 3: Add your account to an existing profile; Make sure Outlook is not running

    • Go to Start | Control Panel | Mail.
    • Click Show Profiles.
    • Select the profile you want to add your account to and Click Properties.
    • Click E-mail Accounts....
    • On the "Account Settings" screen, make sure the 'E-mail' tab is selected and click New....
    • Proceed to step 2.
  1. On the Auto Account Setup window, enter the following for each field:
    • Your Name: Enter your name
    • Email Address: first.lastname@famu.edu
    • Password/Retype Password: Current password



      Outlook PC 1


  1. Click Next
  2. If a Security Alert window appears, click Yes to proceed. (or Allow for Outlook 2010 users)

Outlook PC 2

5. After a few moments it will locate the appropriate configuration settings for your account. You will then be presented with the Windows Security screen below:

Outlook PC 3

The username field will automatically be populated with the email address you entered in step.

      • Username: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
      • Password: Current password

 

  1. Place a check mark within "Remember my credentials" checkbox.

  2. Click OK

  3. If prompted a second time, enter the same credentials as the previous step and click OK.

  4. If all settings are correct, you will see the screen below. Your account is ready for use.

    Outlook PC 4


  5. Click Finish.

  6. If you created an additional profile, make sure to set this new profile as the default startup profile when Outlook starts, otherwise skip to the next step:
  • Go to Start | Control Panel | Mail.
  • Click Show Profiles.
  • Click “Always use this profile” and select the new Office 365 profile you just created from within the select box under this setting and click OK.
  1. Start Outlook using the profile you just created/modified.
    Important: Depending on the size and amount of emails you have in your account, Outlook may require some time to completely download all of your mail (and other data) the first time you load Outlook after configuring your account.

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