Office 365 - Outlook for Windows Exchange Configuration

Last Updated: 08/16/2017
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This tutorial is operating system independent.


The following instructions step through the process of configuring your Office 365 Exchange Online account with Outlook 2010, 2013, and 2016 for Windows.

*Note: The screenshots are for Outlook 2013, but the steps are essentially the same for all versions.

Step 1

Open the Control Panel and click Mail.

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

Step 2

Click Email Accounts...

Step 3

Click New...

Step 4

In the Your Name field, enter your preferred name.

Step 5

In the Email Address field, enter your

Step 6

Enter your IdentiKey password in the Password and Retype Password fields, then click Next >.

*Note: If prompted to enter your credentials, type your and IdentiKey password, then click OK.

Step 7

Your account will begin configuring. Once the process is complete, click Finish.

*Note: If your account fails to configure, double check your settings. If all fields are correct visit the Outlook for Windows Manual Configuration instructions.

Step 8

Open Outlook and your account will begin synching mail.