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Configure Outlook 2013 and 2016 for Windows to add an account for MIT Exchange Email and Calendaring

If you do not already have a copy of Outlook, you can obtain it with the rest of Office from the IS&T Software grid.

  1. Open Outlook.
    Result: If this is the first time you're opening Outlook, you are asked if you want to set up your account.
  2. Choose Next. If you weren't prompted to set up your inbox, click on the File button then Add Account.




    Result: The Auto Account Setup window opens.


  3. Enter as follows:
    • Your Name: Firstname Lastname
    • Email Address: username@mit.edu
    • Password: your MIT account password
  4. Click Add Account
    Result: Outlook discovers your account settings and displays them.


  5. Click Finish to close the "Add Account" window.
    Your email may take some time to initially download if you have a lot stored on the server.

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Last Modified:

November 08, 2017

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