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Office 365, Email, Exchange, Outlook 2016/365 for Mac

This page contains information about how to connect to the Exchange email and calendar service using Outlook 2016

Add Exchange to a New Installation of Outlook 2016/365

Office 2016/365 for Mac (including Outlook) is available as a free download from the University of Illinois WebStore.

If you wish to to use your University of Illinois Exchange account with a new installation of MS Outlook, follow these instructions:

  1. Run Outlook.
  2. In the welcome screen that appears, if it doesn't detect your @illinois.edu account, click Add Email Account.
  3. Choose Exchange or Office 365 as the Account Type
  4. In the Set Up Your Email window that opens:
    • Enter your email address: yournetid@illinois.edu
    • The Outlook client should use autodiscover to determine that your account is in Office 365
    • The University Sign in page will ask for your Active Directory password

Add Exchange to Your Existing Outlook Installation

If you are already running Outlook 2016/365 and wish to add a University of Illinois Exchange account, follow these instructions:

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Under the Tools menu, choose Accounts…
  3. In the left pane, click the plus (+) button and add a New Account...
  4. Follow the same steps as above.



Keywords:Exchange, email, calendar, Outlook 2016, Webstore, Mac, Macintosh, Office 365   Doc ID:74507
Owner:Office 3.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2017-07-07 11:45 CDTUpdated:2019-10-07 12:10 CDT
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