Configuring Outlook for Windows (Office 365)

Instructions for using the automatic configuration for Outlook 365 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.

  4. Select Show Profiles.

  5. Select Always Use this Profile.
  6. Select Add.

  7. Enter MSU Office 365 as the profile name.
  8. Select Ok.

  9. Enter your Email Address.
  10. Select Connect.

  11. Uncheck Set up Outlook Mobile on my phone, too.
  12. Select Ok.

  13. Your Outlook Profile should now be configured. You may now open Outlook and begin using the application.

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