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Setup Outlook 2007 from Home

Use this tutorial to setup your new Exchange profile in Outlook 2007 on your laptop or home computer.

Instructions and Screenshots
Step 1

Click on the "Start" button and then click on "Control Panel"

start menu
Step 2

Double-click on the "Mail" icon.

control panel
Step 3

Make sure “Prompt for a profile to be used” is selected and click the “Add” button.

(If you don’t have any existing email profiles just click the “Add” button)

mail settings
Step 4

In the "Profile Name:" text box, type a name for a new profile and click "OK".

new profile window
Step 5

The “Add New E-mail Account" wizard will start.

Enter your name, e-mail address, and password that you use to log in to Webmail.

Click Next.

auto account set up
Step 6

You will be prompted to log in to the server.

Type "campus\username" (username represents your username) in the User name: field

Type the password you use to log in to Webmail, in the Password: field.

Click OK.

login window
Step 7

When your e-mail account has been configured, you will receive a confirmation message saying "Congratulations!".

To close the "Add New E-mail Account" wizard click Finish.

successfully completed window
Step 8

You will be returned to the Mail dialog box.

Under "When starting Microsoft Office Outlook, use this Profile:" select "Always use this profile" and then choose "Exchange" from the drop-down box.

Click "OK"

mail settings window

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Last Updated: 3/19/15