Configuring Outlook for Windows (Office 2013/2016)

Instructions for using the automatic configuration for Outlook 2013 and 2016 for computers using Windows 7 or above with your MSU Office 365 account.

October 6, 2017

Please note that this process may take anywhere from a few minutes to one hour to complete.

  1. Access the Control Panel on your computer.
    • Windows 7: Select the Start Button, then Control Panel.
      Windows 7 Search Panel

    • Windows 8.1 or 10: Select the Windows key, then type Control Panel to Search.
      Windows 8.1 Search Panel

  2. If necessary, select Small Icon from the view by drop-down menu.
  3. Select Mail.
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  4. Select Show Profiles.
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  5. Select Always Use this Profile.
  6. Select Add.
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  7. Enter MSU Office 365 as the profile name.
  8. Select Ok.
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  9. Enter your Name and @msu.edu Email Address.
  10. Select Next.
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  11. Select Finish.
  12. Your Outlook Profile should now be configured. You may now open Outlook and begin using the application.
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