This document explains how to connect to the Office 365 service using an iOS device. Screenshots were originally taken on an iOS 7 device. Steps should still be similar for iOS 8 & 6. 

Important: Mobile devices, when configured for Office 365 account via Exchange/ActiveSync protocol can be remotely wiped.
Configure iPhone/iPad/iPod for Office 365

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars, then select Add Account near the top of the right-hand column.   

    iPhone AddAccount
  3. Select Exchange.

    Apple SelectExchange

  4. On the account setup window, enter the following for each field:
    • Email: 
    • Password: Current password
    • Description: Give the account any name you'd like, such as Office 365

      Apple NameAccount
  1. Select Next.
  2. Enter the following information (Email and Description should have auto-filled with the previously supplied information):
  • Server:
  • Username:
  • Password: Current password

 Apple CurrentPassword

  • Click Done/Next.
  • You'll be directed to the enabled account applications page now. Choose what you'd like enabled. It is recommended that you enable all services.

Apple DoneNext

  • Select Save.
  • Select the new account from your list of accounts. It will be listed according to the description you chose for it.
  • Select Mail Days to Sync and set it to No Limit if you would like all of the mail in your inbox to be synced to your device. The default time period is one week.

Note: the more mail that is synced, the longer it may take to get all your messages on to the device.

Apple Sync

  • Setup is complete. Email and calendar data (if enabled) are available in the appropriate apps.

iPhone AddAccount



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