Setup for Outlook 2013 / 2016

To start the Outlook configuration wizard, follow the steps within the section below which matches your environment:

  • For first time users of Outlook (no existing profile)
    1. Launch Outlook to start the account creation wizard

  • For users who have an Outlook profile already created
    Note: use the steps below to create a new profile or follow Microsoft instructions.
    1. Make sure Outlook is not running.
    2. Go to Start | Control Panel | Mail.
    3. Click Show Profiles.
    4. Click Add.
    5. Enter "Exchange" within 'Profile Name' field and click OK to start the account creation wizard.


On the Auto Account Setup window, enter the following for each field:

Note: If the "Add Account" screen appears and it already includes your name and email address, just click on the Next button and go to the next step. The reason your account information is auto-filled is because you are signed into your Active Directory (AD) profile on the computer. If you want to modify any of the values or want to configure a different account, click into the "Manual setup or additional server types" and then click back into the "E-mail Account". This will activate both fields for entry.

  • Your Name: Enter your name as you'd like it to appear
  • Password/Retype Password: Enter the password for your account

Click Next

If a Windows Security box appears, enter the following for credentials:

Place a check mark within "Remember my credentials" checkbox.

If all settings are correct, you will see the screen below. Your account is ready for use.

Click Finish.



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