Office 365 (Outlook 2011) - Setup and Configure Outlook 2011

Important: Beginning September 22, 2016, Office for Mac 2011 will no longer be available for installation from the Office 365. Please see the following document for further details: Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2011 path to retirement.

These steps may differ slightly between versions of Outlook and Mac OS X. Differences may also exist between campus and personal computers.
1. Open Outlook 2011.

2. Open the Tools menu and click Accounts.

3. Create a new account.

- New Outlook users without a profile should:
a. Click Exchange Account under Add an Account.
- Outlook users with an existing profile should:
a. Click +.
b. Click Exchange Account.

4. Complete the account information fields using the info below.
  • E-mail address: Enter your UWM email address (i.e.,
  • Method: Ensure User Name and Password is selected.
  • User name: Enter your UWM email address (i.e.,
  • Password: Enter your ePanther password.

5. Check Configure automatically (if necessary) and click Add Account.

6. Enter in the "Server" field if prompted to do so.

7. Check Always use my response for this server and click Allow.

8. Complete the "Account Description" and "Name" fields using the info below.
  •     Account Description: Enter "Office 365".
  •     Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in your emails.
9. Verify the rest of the information matches what you entered in Step 5 and exit the Accounts screen.

10. Wait a few moments as Outlook syncs your mail, settings, and other data.

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Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-02-02 15:14 CDTUpdated:2016-11-18 13:58 CDT
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