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Set up Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) Mail 5.x, iCal and Address Book for MIT's Exchange environment


  1. Navigate to the Apple Menu in the upper left of the screen and select System Preferences.
    Apple > System preferences screen

  2. Under the heading "Internet & Wireless" select Mail, Contacts & Calendars.
    System Preferences screen

  3. In the left-hand column, select Add Account and choose Microsoft Exchange.

  4. On the following screen enter your information:
    • Name: Your Full Name
    • Email address:
    • Password: Your MIT Password
      Add Exchange account screen

  5. Click Continue.
  6. Under description, choose a name for the email account (named "MIT Exchange" below) and enter the "" as the "Server address".
    Account settings screen

  7. Click Continue.
  8. Select the applications you wish to synchronize with MIT's Exchange environment and select Add Account.
    Select applications screen

  9. Email messages, contacts, and calendar appointments will begin to populate Mail, Address Book, and iCal upon first launch.

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September 28, 2012

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