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How to Set Up Apple Mail for Office 365

  1. Verify that all instances of Apple Mail are closed.
  2. In the top-left corner of your screen, select the Apple icon, then Select Preferences.
    Step 2 - Select Preferences
  3. Select Mail, Contacts, & Calendars.
    Step 3 - Select Mail, Contacts, & Calendars
  4. Select the Microsoft Exchange button in the right-hand column.
    Step 4 - Select the Microsoft Exchange button
  5. A pop-up window will appear. Please provide the information requested.
    Name: First Lastname
    Email Address: University email address (first.lastname@usm.edu)
    Password: CampusID password
    Step 5 - Provide requested information
  6. If AutoDiscover succeeds, please skip to step 8. AutoDiscover may display an error message after attempting to find your settings. Select "Continue."
  7. In the Account Settings pop-up window, please provide the requested information, then select "Continue."
    Description: USM
    Username: w+ID#@usm.edu
    Password: CampusID password
    Server Address: outlook.office365.com
    Step 7 - Provide requested information
  8. An account summary window will open. Verify that your information is correct, then select "Continue."
  9. The final screen will allow you to configure other Apple programs to compliment Apple Mail.
    • Mail - Configures Apple Mail to your University email account.
    • Contacts - Uses the "Contacts" application to access your contacts and the global address list.
    • Calendars and Reminders (10.8 or later) - uses the "Calendar" application to access your Office 365 and uses the "Reminders" application to access your Office 365 "Tasks."
    • Notes - Uses the "Notes" application to save notes in your "Notes" folder.
    Check the desired checkboxes and select "Add Account."
    Step 9 - Select applications to configure with Apple Mail

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