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Configure Mac Mail with Office 365

The instructions below outline the process to configure the built-in Mac Mail application for use with your Office 365 email account. Note that Mac OS version 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or newer is required.

Mac Mail Setup Instructions

  1. Launch Mail.
  2. If this is your first time running Mail, select "Exchange" as the type of mail account to add. Otherwise, go to Mail > Add Account
  3. Add Account Menu

  4. Select "Exchange" and click "Continue."
  5. Types of accounts to choose from. Select Exchange.

  6. Enter the following information when prompted, then click "Continue":
  7. Name: Type in your first and last name.
    Email Address: ename@colostate.edu
    Password: eID Password

    Enter Exchange account information Screen

  8. When you get an account summary screen, click "Continue."
  9. Account Summary Screen

  10. Select any other built-in Mac apps that you want to use with your Office 365 account - e.g. Mail, Calendar.
  11. Select other apps screen

  12. Click "Done"

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