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Office 365 Email and Calendaring Pilot - Configure Outlook 2011 for Mac

This article refers to the Office 365 Email and Calendaring Pilot. If you're looking for Exchange Email and Calendaring on the Exchange 2010 Server, see: MIT Email Setup Landing.

If you're not sure which system you're using, see: How do I tell if my email and calendaring data is on Exchange 2010 Server or using Office 365?

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're prompted to setup your inbox.
  2. Click Add Account. If you weren't prompted to set up your inbox, Go to Outlook > Preferences and select Accounts.

    Result: The accounts window opens.

  3. Select Exchange or Office 365
    Result: You are prompted to input your account information.

  4. Enter as follows:
    • Email Address:
    • Authentication Method: Username and Password
    • User Name:
    • Password: your MIT account password
  5. Click Add Account
    Result: Outlook discovers your account settings and displays them.

  6. You can close the "Accounts" 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:

June 14, 2017

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