@myumanitoba - Setup for Mac Mail in OS X 10.6,10.7 and 10.8

Instructions on how to setup your @myumanitoba Student Email account on Mac Mail in OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8

To configure an email account for Mac Mail on OS X, choose the File option from the menu bar, and select Add Account

Alternatively, if you are starting Mail for the first time you will be automatically prompted with the same wizard.

Enter your account information for the U of M Student email address:

Type your name as you wish others to see it

Type your U of M Student email address (which should be in the form umnetid@myumanitoba.ca )

Type your password for the U of M Student email address

Click Continue 

If you get a prompt for more info.
Type: Exchange
Server Name: outlook.office365.com
Username: umnetid@myumanitoba.ca

When autodetection of the server is finished, you will see an Account Summary with the detected information. Be sure to select the checkboxes for both Contacts and Calendars to be set up as well, and then click on Create.

Congratulations, your U of M student email account (@myumanitoba.ca) has now been setup!

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