Mac Mail - Exchange Email Setup


How do I configure my exchange account on Mac Mail?


This article covers one of the methods for configuring an Exchange account, Exchange Inbox Connection. This is the preferred method configuring an Exchange Inbox.

Relates To (Environment)

  • Oregon State
    • Employee
      • OS X
        • Mac Mail



  1. Open Mail.
  2. Once open, click the "Mail" menu, then click "Preferences"
  3. Click on the "Accounts" tab at the top
  4. Click the "+" symbol in the lower left-hand corner to add a new account
  5. Fill in your full nameemail address, and password, then click "Continue"
  6. Mac Mail should find your exchange inbox, and do the rest of the setup for you, and will start downloading your mail, contacts and calendars
    • Note: Retrieving your e-mail, calendar appointments and tasks can take some time. The amount of time is dependent on the size of your mailbox and the connection you are using. E.g. - If you have a slower off campus connection, the time to load your mailbox will take longer.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.

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