Outlook 2016 for Mac - Exchange Email Setup

Issue/Question

  • How do I configure my Exchange account in Outlook 2016 for Mac?

Environment

  • Employee
  • Exchange account
  • Mac
  • Outlook 2016

Resolution

  1. Open Outlook 2016.
  2. Once open, click the "Outlook" menu, then click "Preferences"
  3. Under the "Personal Settings" area, click on "Accounts"
  4. Click the "+" symbol in the lower left-hand corner, and select the "Exchange or Office 365" option
  5. Fill in your full first.last@oregonstate.edu email address at the top, then select "User Name and Password" in the Method dropdown menu
  6. Fill in your full username@oregonstate.edu in the "User Name" section 
  7. Fill in your password in the password box
  8. Click "Add Account" and it 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.

Details

Article ID: 45888
Created
Fri 1/5/18 4:40 PM
Modified
Wed 11/21/18 10:34 AM