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Office 365 Email and Calendaring Pilot - Configure via IMAP Settings

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?


Some email clients, such as Thunderbird, Evolution and Pine, require you to connect to your email server via the IMAP protocol. These are the IMAP settings you need to use for the Office 365 Email and Calendaring pilot.

  • Username:
  • Server:
  • Server type: IMAP
  • Port: 993
  • Encryption method: SSL/TLS
  • Authentication: Password


  • Server:
  • Port: 587
  • Encryption method: STARTTLS
  • Authentication: Password


thunderbird example

outgoing example

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Last Modified:

June 14, 2017

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