Setting Up Email: Outlook 2016 for Windows

This article contains instructions for:

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

Webmail

  1. Start Outlook.
  2. Choose File.
  3. Click Add Account.
  4. Select the radio button next "Manual setup or additional server types" at the bottom of the page
  5. Click "Next".
  6. Choose "POP or IMAP".
  7. Fill out the information:
    1. Server Information:
      1. Account type = IMAP
      2. Inocming mail server = imap.uoregon.edu
      3. Outgoing mail server (SMTP) = smtp.uoregon.edu
    2. Logon Information
      1. Username = your Duck ID (first part of email before @ symbol).
      2. Password = your password for your email
      3. Check "Remember password"
  8. Click on "More Settings..." at the bottom.
    1. Go to the "Outgoing Server" tab.
    2. Check "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication"
    3. Select radio button "Use same settings as my incoming mail server"
    4. Go to the "Advanced" tab.
    5. Incoming server (IMAP) = 993
    6. Use the following type of encrypted connection = SSL/TLS
    7. Outgoing server (IMAP) = 587
    8. Use the following type of encrypted connection = TLS
      1. Sometimes using 'STARTTLS' is necessary for Outlook 2019 clients
  9. Click "OK" at the bottom (this will close the window).
  10. Click "Next" and this will run send and receive tests. Click "OK" and then "Finish".
  11. You inbox will now populate and you should see your messages.

 

Exchange and UOmail

If you are setting up an account in Outlook for the first time:

  1. Start Outlook
  2. Enter your name, full University email address, and password (twice).
  3. Click "Next >"
  4. It will test the connection. Click "Finish" when it completes.
  5. Restart Outlook to add your email account.

If you already have an account set up in Outlook:

  1. Start Outlook
  2. Click "File"
  3. Click "Add Account"
  4. Enter your name, full University email address, and password (twice).
  5. Click "Next >"
  6. It will test the connection. Click "Finish" when it completes.
  7. Restart Outlook to add your email account.

 

How to update your password in Outlook 2016 for Windows

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click "File" in the top left hand corner.
  3. Under "Info", click the tile that says "Account Settings" then click "Account Settings..." in the drop-down. A new window will appear.
  4. Select the email account that you want to change.
  5. Click the "Change..." button next to the repair and new buttons. A new window will appear.
  6. Locate the password field at the bottom of the window and change it to your new password.
  7. Click "Next" and Outlook will perform a check to make sure your account is set up correctly. Once it's finished, click "Close". NOTE: If this step fails, try typing in your password again.
  8. A new window will appear. Click the "Finish" button.
  9. Exit out of the account settings window and you're all done! It already sent a test email so you do not have to manually do so.

Details

Article ID: 32675
Created
Wed 6/28/17 2:52 PM
Modified
Tue 8/13/19 2:30 PM