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Outlook 2016 - Adding a mailbox account on an Apple computer

The purpose of this article is to provide instructions on how to add an account to Outlook 2016 client on a MAC or Apple device

  • Open the client software program, Outlook.
  • Click on the "Outlook" menu at the top left of the screen.
Outlook Preferences

  • Click on Preferences
  • Click on Accounts

Outlook Accounts

  • Click on the + to Add an Account

Add Account

  • Choose what type of account you would like to add. For UWP Mail, choose Exchange.
Choose type of account
  • Click to enter your email address.
Add your email address

  • Add your full email address
  • Add the User name, in the following format;  UWP\username
  • Add your password
  • Click on Add Account

You may get an "AutoDiscover" message similar to below.  
  • Click on the check box
  • Click on Allow
Autodiscover message
  • Your mailbox account should look like this with your information.

  • If you need to add other mailboxes within your account that you monitor, do the following.
  • Click on the Advanced Button in the bottom right corner.
  • Click on the Delegates Button at the top.
  • In the bottom section, "People I am a delegate for", click the + to add a mailbox.
adding delegates
  • In the search box, type part of the mailbox that you want to add.
search for mailbox
  • Select the mailbox you want and click Add.
  • Click OK
  • Close the "Accounts" box.
  • Close out of Outlook and re-open to refresh Outlook.

Keywords:mac, apple, mailbox, outlook, office 365, add, account   Doc ID:66532
Owner:Cindy S.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2016-08-30 10:13 CDTUpdated:2016-08-30 11:04 CDT
Sites:UW Parkside
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