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Configuring Outlook 2016 for UVM Exchange – OS X

This article will walk you through how to configure Outlook 2016 (Mac) for use with your UVM Exchange account. Note, this guide was updated to reflect changes in the account creation process beginning with Outlook 2016 version 15.36

  1. Open Outlook 2016.
  2. If you are already using Outlook, look for the “Tools” menu in the top menu bar. Choose the “Accounts” option in the “Tools” dropdown menu.
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  3. Enter your UVM email address. It is important that you use the NetID@uvm.edu form of your email address. In this example, the NetID of the user is tsbartle.
  4. A second pop-up window should now appear, enter your credentials into the appropriate fields as follows:
    E-mail address: netid@uvm.edu
    Method: User Name and Password (from dropdown menu)
    Username: netid
    Password: Your NetID password
    After you’ve finished entering your credentials, click “Add Account“.
    Note: The email address should be netid@uvm.edu. Using your first.last@uvm.edu email address may cause errors. You will need to configure your preferred email address here, this “Preferred Email address” is the address that will be used when sending mail from your Exchange connected mail clients and devices.
  5. Click “Done” to complete the account setup wizard.

If you are having problems or need further assistance, please contact the UVM Tech Team Support line at 802-656-2604

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