How to Configure Outlook 2013 for Windows to Use Staff Exchange E-mail

To configure an email account for Outlook 2013, you must use the account setup wizard. 

1.    Click the File button.

email config file
2.    Select Account Settings to configure your email account.
account info

3.    Click the New button.
Email_config2014 new

4.    When the Add Account Setup screen comes up E-mail Account should be selected. Click Next
Choose service

Type your Name as you wish others to see it
Type your U of M Email Address (which should be in the form:
Type your password for the U of M Exchange email server into both password fields
Click Next

email config auto account
Outlook 2014 will then connect to the Exchange server to set up your account.

5.    Outlook 2014 may ask you for your username and password to verify your account.

Click Use another account
windows security

For User name: type "ad\" followed by your UMnetID (for example, "ad\smithj")
Type your password for the U of M Exchange email server
Click the box to remember your credentials
Windows Security

6.    Outlook will search for server settings.


This could take some time.
Online searching

Click Finish once complete. Your Exchange account has now been setup.
In addition to the basic setup as followed above, IST recommends making the following change to your account settings. This change will improve the performance of Outlook when communicating to our Exchange system.

This change can be made by clicking on the File ribbon,

file Home
Then click on “Account Settings”.
account information

Click to highlight your account labeled Microsoft Exchange, and then click on the Change button.

On the following screen, click on the More Settings button.
change account

Click on the Connection tab, then click on the Exchange Proxy Settings button.
exchange proxy

Ensure there is a checkmark in box titled On fast networks, connect using HTTP first, then using TCP/IP
on fast networks

Click OK to close the Proxy Settings window.
Click OK to close the Microsoft Exchange settings window.
Click Close to close your Account Settings window.
Outlook is now fully setup and configured.


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