Configuring Outlook 2011 for Macs

Initial set up: 

If you are launching Outlook 2011 for the first time, the "Welcome" screen will appear upon opening the application.

  1. Set Outlook as the default application by checking the box next to Make Outlook the default application for email, calendar, and contacts.

  2. Select Add Account.

    Add Account

  3. In the Accounts screen, select Exchange Account.

    Select Exchange Account 

  4. Fill out the appropriate Exchange account information (leave the Configure Automatically box checked) and click Add Account.

     Enter Exchange Account Info

  5. A screen with your Exchange account information will appear for your review. Click the red "X" button on the upper left-hand corner of that screen to continue to Outlook 2011.

     Continue to Outlook 2011

Adding an account to a previously configured Outlook 2011 application:

  1. Select Outlook from the top left of the Apple Menu bar after launching the application.

  2. Select Preferences.

  3. Select Accounts under Personal Settingsfrom the Preferences menu.

     Select Account

  4. Select the plus sign in the lower left-hand corner of the screen and select Exchange.

     Click plus sign and select Exchange account

  5. Fill out the appropriate Exchange account information (leave the Configure Automatically box checked ) and click Add Account.

    Enter Exchange Account Info 

  6. A screen with your Exchange account information will appear for your review. Click the red "X" button on the upper left-hand corner of that screen to continue to Outlook 2011.

     Continue to Outlook 2011

Last modified on September 28, 2012