Setting up Outlook/Exchange

Please follow the steps below to configure Outlook 2013 for the first time on your office computer.

  • Open Outlook - the program can be found by clicking on the Start button > All Programs > Microsoft Office 2013
  • The Welcome to Microsoft Outlook 2013 window will open.  Click Next

 image of Welcome to Outlook 2013

  • From the Microsoft Outlook Account Setup window, under the Do you want to set up Outlook to connect to an email account?  be sure that Yes is selected. Click Next

image of the Microsoft Outlook Account Setup window

  • On the Add Account screen enter your name, email address and password. Be sure you enter your email address as (for example, Click Next

image of Auto Account Setup

  • The Exchange server will now automatically configure your account. The Add Account screen indicating that the account is being configured will appear.  Click Next.

image of the Auto Account Setup window

  • The Searching for your mail server settings... window will open indicating the configuration process has been successfully completed and your account is ready to use.  Click Finish

image of the Configuration screen

  • Outlook 2013 will do some additional configuration, after which you will be brought to your email inbox.

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Last Updated: 1/3/17