Access email from Web Browser


Webmail is an interface to your email system through the web.  It has all the functions you would expect from a modern email client, address book, folder searching and spell checking.


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After you’ve signed in to your mailbox, click Outlook to go to your Inbox in Outlook Web App. For more information about messages in Outlook Web App, go to Mail Overview.

Mail in Outlook Web App

This is where you’ll find your messages.

  1. Create a new message by clicking icon new new mail.

  2. Folders. The folder list includes the folders in your mailbox and Favorites. It may include other folders, such as archive folders. You can collapse this pane by clicking the folder icon at the top. You can expand and collapse folders in this view by clicking the triangle icons next to the folder names.

  3. Search window. Type what you want to search for here, such as the name of a person you want to find messages from, or text that you want to search for to find a particular message.

  4. List of messages in the current folder. Each entry in the list view has additional information, such as how many messages there are in a conversation and how many are unread, or if there is an attachment, flag, or category associated with any messages in the conversation. A conversation can have one or more messages. When a conversation is selected, you can delete it, add a flag, or add a category by clicking the icons. At the top of the list view are filters that you can click to quickly find messages that are unread, that include your name in the To or the Cc line, or that have been flagged. In addition to the filters, you’ll see the name of the folder you’re viewing and the view that you’ve selected.

  5. The reading pane, where the conversation that you’ve selected is displayed. You can respond to any message in the conversation by clicking the links at the top of the message.


After your Inbox, the calendar is probably where you’ll spend the most time when using Outlook Web App. For more information about calendars in Outlook Web App, go to Calendar Overview.

Calendar week view

  1. Create a new event by clicking new new event. An event can be an appointment, a meeting, or an all-day event.

  2. Use the calendars to navigate from one date to another. Shading will show you what week you’re currently viewing, and darker shading marks the current date. You can use the calendar icon at the top to collapse or expand this side of the calendar view.

  3. You can view more than one calendar at a time. This section lets you add other people’s calendars and select which to display.

  4. This is another area that you can use to navigate from one day to another. Click any of the dates to jump to that date. Or click the arrows on either end to see the dates before or after what’s displayed.

  5. The main window, where calendars will be displayed.

  6. Select the view you want, and share or print your calendar.

People / Contacts

This is where your contacts are stored. From here, you can find, create, and edit your contacts. Also, you can search for contacts in your organization’s directory. For more information about contacts in Outlook Web App, go to People Overview.

People view

  1. Create a new contact by clicking new new contact.

  2. All the places you can find contact information.

  3. Search. Type a person’s name here to search for them in your contacts and in your organization’s directory.

  4. List of all contacts in the current folder.

  5. The contact card for the selected person.

  6. Actions you can take directly from the contact card. Click the icons to send a message, start a chat session, or create a meeting request.
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