Office365 - Configure Office 365 Account - Outlook 2011

This document provides an overview for setting up an Office 365 account in Outlook 2011.

  1. Launch Outlook 2011.
  2. Open the Outlook menu and select Preferences.
  3. Click the Accounts icon from the Outlook Preferences window.

    outlook 2011 accounts icon

  4. Click the Exchange Account option. 

    outlook 2011 exchange account

  5. On the Auto Account Setup window, enter the following for each field:
    • Email Address
    • Method: User Name and Password
    • Username: enter your email address.
    • Password: Enter the password of the account you are configuring.
    • Ensure Configure Automatically is checked.

  6. Click Add Account

  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 2011 allow

  8. A summary will be displayed upon successfully account configuration.
  9. Modify the account description field to something more descriptive; such as your name.
  10. Close the Accounts window to start using Outlook.

Note: If your original SIUE email account was configured on this device, use the following instructions to remove the account:

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.

Keywords:Outlook, 2011, Mac, Apple, 365, email, configure, setup   Doc ID:51565
Owner:Jeff P.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2015-05-20 15:28 CDTUpdated:2017-02-03 10:46 CDT
Sites:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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