Step 1

Open Control Panel.


Step 2

Click Mail.

*Note: If you do not see the Mail option, change your View by setting to Large Icons or Small Icons.



Step 3

Click E-mail Accounts...



Step 4

Click New...



Step 5

Select Manual setup or additional server types, then click Next.



Step 6

Select Microsoft Exchange Server or compatible service, then click Next.




Step 7

Enter the following in the corresponding fields:

  • Server: outlook.office365.com
  • User Name: Your Username

When finished, click More Settings ...

*Note: Do not click the Check Name button at this step, or the configuration process will fail.


Step 8

Click the Security tab.



Step 9

Adjust the following settings:

  • Uncheck Encrypt data between Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange.
  • Choose Anonymous Authentication from the Logon network security drop-down menu.




Step 10

In the Connection tab, check Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP, then click Exchange Proxy Settings...



Step 11

In the Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for Exchange field, enter outlook.office365.com.



Step 12

Check the Only connect to proxy servers that have this principal name on their certificate, then enter msstd:outlook.com in the associated text field.



Step 13

Adjust the following settings:

  • Check the On fast networks, connect using HTTP first then connect using TCP/IP box.
  • Select Basic Authentication from the Use this authentication when connecting to my proxy server for Exchange drop-down menu.


Step 14

Click OK.



Step 15

Click OK.




Step 16

Type your user name and click Check Name.



Step 17

Click Next & Finish. Your account will be setup and you can open Outlook to begin using your Exchange account