Outlook 2016 Mac Configuration

There are three types of setup of Outlook 2013 to work with Office 365:

 

Automatic Account Setup

  1. Begin by launching Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac. Visualization of the "Microsoft Outlook 2016" shortcut.
  2. On the menu bar at the top of the screen, click "Outlook" and then click "Preferences". Visualization of the "Preferences" option.
  3. On the window that pops up, click "Accounts". Visualization of the "Outlook Preferences" window.
  4. Click "Exchange or Office 365". Visualization of selecting "Exchange or Office 365".
  5. Enter the following:
    1. Enter your email address (yourID@uoguelph.ca) under "E-mail address".
    2. Ensure that "Under Name and Password" is selected under "Method".
    3. Enter your email address under "User name".
    4. Enter your password (central user ID password) under "Password"
    5. Ensure that "Configure automatically" is selected.
    6. Click "Add Account". Visualization of the above six steps.
  6. If a popup appears, ensure "Always use my response for this server" is selected. Then sign in using your Central Login ID and password. Visualization of the pop-up window.
  7. Your email configuration is complete! Close all windows from the set up and relaunch the application.

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Manual IMAP Setup

  1. Begin by launching Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac.Visualization of the "Microsoft Outlook 2016" shortcut.
  2. On the menu bar at the top of the screen, click "Outlook" then click "Preferences". Visualization of the "Preferences" option.
  3. Click "Accounts". Visualization of the "Outlook Preferences" window.
  4. When prompted, select "Other Email". Visualization of the option "Other Email".
  5. Enter the following:
    1. Enter your email address (yourID@uoguelph.ca) under "E-mail address".
    2. Enter your password (central user ID password) under "Password".
    3. Enter your email address (yourID@uoguelph.ca) under "User name".
    4. Select "IMAP" under "Type".
    5. Enter "outlook.office365.com" : "993" under "Incoming server" and ensure that "Override default port" and "Use SSL to connect (recommended)" is selected.
    6. Enter "smtp.office365.com" : "587" under "Outgoing server" and ensure that "Override default port" and "Use SSL to connect (recommended)" is selected.
    7. Click "Add Account". Visualization of the above seven steps.
  6. Your email configuration is complete! Close all windows from the set up and relaunch the application.

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Manual Exchange Setup

  1. Begin by launching Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac. Visualization of the "Microsoft Outlook 2016" shortcut.
  2. On the menu bar at the top of the screen, click "Outlook" and then click "Preferences". Visualization of the "Preferences" option.
  3. On the window that pops up, click "Accounts". Visualization of the "Outlook Preferences" window.
  4. Click "Exchange or Office 365". Visualization of the "Exchange or Office 365" option.
  5. Enter the following:
    1. Enter your email address (yourID@uoguelph.ca) under "E-mail address".
    2. Ensure that "Under Name and Password" is selected under "Method".
    3. Enter your email address under "User name".
    4. Enter your password (central user ID password) under "Password"
    5. Ensure that "Configure automatically" is NOT selected.
    6. Click "Add Account". Visualization of the above six steps.
  6. If a popup appears, ensure "Always use my response for this server" is selected. Then sign in using your Central Login ID and password. Visualization of the pop-up window.
  7. Your email configuration is complete! Close all windows from the set up and relaunch the application.

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