Office 365 - Outlook Setup

Follow this guide to setup Outlook after migrating to the UITS Office 365 mail service

Step-by-step guide

  1. Go to the start menu (Click Windows Key) and type "Control" -  select Control Panel.
  2. If Control Panel looks like this, Click on top right corner "View By" and select either "Small icons" or "Large icons" - otherwise proceed to step 3
  3. Double Click on "Mail (32 bit)
  4. Click on "Show Profiles..."
  5. Click on "Add..."
  6. Type in a Name for the profile and click OK
  7. Delete your Business email and type in your UConn E-mail Address (typically and type in your NetID password in both password fields, then click Next
    1. Please refer to, if you are unsure what your  address is
  8. Outlook will begin searching for your mailbox on the office 365 Environment - this process takes approximately 1-5minutes
  9. When Complete, Choose "Finish"
  10. On the Mail Settings window - choose "Always use this profile" and select the newly created mail profile
  11. Click "OK"
  12. Launch Outlook - the initial launch should take approximately 1-2 minutes to Open
  13. Your mailbox is ready to use