Setting Up Email: Outlook 365 for Mac

Overview

This article contains instructions for:

If you aren't sure which email system you are on, please see All About Email at UO.

UOmail

  1. Start Outlook.
  2. If you have already added an account to Outlook, choose Outlook from the top menu bar. Otherwise, skip to Step 6.
  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Select Accounts under the Personal Settings section.
  5. Click the plus symbol (+) in the bottom left corner of the Window. Choose New Account... from the drop down menu. 
  6. Enter your full UO email address in the Email Address box in the window that appears. Click the blue Continue button.
  7. When prompted, enter your Duck ID password and authenticate through Duo.
  8. You should get a confirmation that your account has been added. Click the Done button to finish the process. 
  9. Once you have signed in, your inbox will now populate and you should see your messages.

Webmail

  1. Start Outlook.
  2. If you have already added an account to Outlook, choose Outlook from the top menu bar. Otherwise, skip to Step 6.
  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Select Accounts under the Personal Settings section.
  5. Click the plus symbol (+) in the bottom left corner of the Window. Choose New Account... from the drop down menu. 
  6. Enter your full UO email address in the Email Address box in the window that appears. Click the blue Continue button.
  7. Outlook will try to help you set up your account as an Exchange email, which is not correct. What you see specifically will depend on if you're using the new Outlook experience or the legacy layout, however both will have a Not Exchange? option in the upper right. Click the Not Exchange? option. 
    Image comparing what someone using the new Outlook experience will see versus what a legacy Outlook user will see, but both include the Not Exchange? option in the upper right that is needed to continue.
     
  8. Select IMAP (if using new Outlook) or IMAP/POP (if using legacy Outlook) as your provider. 
  9. Click Continue.
  10. Fill out the fields on this page with the following information:
    Note: New Outlook users will need to click the Show Advanced Settings toggle to get all the necessary fields to add the account successfully. The image below shows the new Outlook experience to illustrate how many fields you should see once Show Advanced Settings is turned on.
    New Outlook experience with all fields filled out with the detailed information from the bulleted list.
    • Email Address: your full UO email address
    • IMAP Username (new Outlook) or Username (legacy Outlook): your full UO email address
    • IMAP Password (new Outlook) or Password (legacy Outlook): the password you use to access your UO email
    • IMAP Incoming Server (new Outlook) or Incoming Server (legacy Outlook): imap.uoregon.edu with Port set to 993. Leave the Use SSL to connect box checked. 
    • SMTP Username (only new Outlook): your full UO email address
    • SMTP Password (only new Outlook): the password you use to access your UO email
    • SMTP Outgoing Server (new Outlook) or Outgoing Mail Server (legacy Outlook): smtp.uoregon.edu with Port set to 587. Leave the Use SSL to connect box checked. 
  11. Once you have completed inputting the settings, click the blue Add Account button. 
  12. You should get a confirmation that your account has been added. Click the Done button to finish the process. 
  13. Once you have signed in, your inbox will now populate and you should see your messages.

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Article ID: 140420
Created
Fri 4/15/22 11:56 AM
Modified
Wed 11/23/22 10:20 AM

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