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Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2013 for use with Exchange

  1. Launch Outlook 2013. The Welcome to Microsoft Outlook 2013 window appears. (If it does not, see the appendix to this document).
  2. Click the Next button. The Microsoft Outlook Account Setup window appears.
  3. Ensure that the Yes radio button is selected and click the Next button. The Add Account window appears.
  4. You will see an “Add Account Window” as follows:Outlook Auto Account setup
  5. In the Your Name: field, enter your name as you wish it to appear on outgoing messages.
  6. In the E-mail Address: field, enter your full Exchange email address, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  7. In the Password: field, enter your email password.
  8. In the Retype Password: field, enter your email password again.
  9. Click the Next button. The next window is also titled Add Account. Account setup completed dialog box
  10. You should see Congratulations! at the top. Click on the Finish button. You may need to restart Outlook.

Appendix -- Adding an Account

If Outlook does not automatically prompt you to create a new account for Exchange, follow these steps:

  1. Click on File in the menu. You will see the following: Auto Account Setup Dialog box
  2. Click on “+ Add Account”
  3. See the top of this document – Step 4 – and follow from there.