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  • Office 365 - Connecting to Mac Mail

     

    Objective:

    Connect Mac Mail to your Office 365 account

    1. Go to the Accounts tab in Mac Mail Preferences .
    2. If you had previously set up an SU email account, delete it.
    3. Add a new email account, enter your SU credentials, and click Continue .
    4. On the next screen enter outlook.office365.com, enter your full username and password again, and click Continue .
    5. Verify your account information and click Create .
    6. Select Accounts in Mac Mail Preferences again, and under the Account Information  tab, be sure that External Server  is left blank.

    Detail: Step by step:

    Student email accounts have been migrated from Outlook Web App (owa.seattleu.edu) to Office 365  (outlook.office365.com). These instructions detail how to connect an Office 365 account to Mac Mail. For more articles on Office 365, please see the Related Articles  at the bottom of the page.

    Prerequisites:

    • You must be using an Office 365 Account. If you are unsure if you have an Office 365 account, please click this link .
    • Mac Mail is currently incompatible with Maverick OS 10.9. Our technicians are working on resolving this problem.

    Step 1:  Start Mac Mail .

    Office 365 mac mail step 1

     

    Step 2:  Click on Mail in the upper left-hand corner and choose Preferences .

    Office 365 mac mail step 2

     

    Step 3:  Select Accounts .

    Office 365 mac mail step 3

     

    Step 4:  If you previously set up a Seattle University email in Mac Mail, delete the account by clicking  -  at the bottom of the window.

    Office 365 mac mail step 4

     

    Step 5:  Add a new account by clicking +  at the bottom of the window.

    Office 365 mac mail step 5

     

    Step 6:  Enter your Seattle University credentials and click Continue .

    • If you receive an authentication notice, be sure to click Connect .

    Office 365 mac mail step 6

     

    Step 7: In the Incoming Mail Server window, enter the following information, and then click Continue .

    • Account type: Exchange 2007
    • Incoming Mail Server: outlook.office365.com
    • User Name: full SU email (ex. username@seattleu.edu)
    • Password: SU password
    • Check or uncheck boxes to synch contacts or calendars.

    Office 365 mac mail step 7

     

    Step 8: Verify your account information and click Create .

    Office 365 mac mail step 8

     

    Step 9:  As before, open Mac Mail Preferences and Accounts .

      Office 365 mac mail step 2

    Office 365 mac mail step 3

     

    Step 10:  Select the Office 365 account (ex. username@seattleu.edu) and under the Account Information  tab, make sure External Server  is left blank.

     

    Office 365 mac mail step 10

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    Last Reviewed on: 2014-05-29