Configure Email & Calendar Software for UCI Office 365

Note: If you need help setting up a mobile device (iOS or Android), view these instructions instead.

Outlook (PC)

Set up UCI Office 365 for Outlook 2010/2013 for Windows

Follow the instructions below to set up your email, calendar, contacts and task management account in Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 for Windows. If you are a Health Sciences Exchange user, do not use these instructions. Instead, please contact the HS Help Desk at 714-456-3333 for support.

  1. Click on the Start Menu and then click on Control Panel.
  2. In the windows the appears, click on Mail (32-bit). If you don't see this icon, you can search for it using the Search Control Panel tool in the upper-right corner of the window.
  3. Click on Show Profiles.
  4. In the Profile Window, click Add. When prompted, give this profile a name (e.g. your name or your UCInetID) and then click OK.
  5. In the Auto Account Setup window that appears, use the following settings:
    1. Name: Your Name
    2. Email Address: UCInetID@exchange.uci.edu
    3. No need to enter the password yet as you will be prompted in a separate window.
    4. Click Next.
  6. In a few seconds a new Windows Security window will appear asking for credentials. Edit the username field to read UCInetID@ad.uci.edu and then enter your Exchange password and then click OK. Note: in the event the username field cannot be edited, you must first click Use another account.
  7. After a few moments, you will see the Congratulations window. Click Finish. Click OK to close the Mail control panel window.
  8. You should now be able to start Outlook to see your email and calendar. Please note when starting the applications the first time it may take a few moments for your information to sync with your computer.

Note: It may take a few minutes for your email to populate in Outlook.

Outlook (Mac)

Set up UCI Office 365 for Outlook 2011/2016 for the Mac

  1. In Outlook, go to the Tools menu and then select Accounts.
    • If this is the first account you're creating in Outlook, under Add an Account, click Exchange Account.
    • If you've previously created an email account for a different email address, in the lower-left corner of the Accounts dialog box, click + to add an account, and then click Exchange.
  2. On the Enter your Exchange account information pane, use the following settings:

    1. E-mail address: UCInetID@ad.uci.edu
    2. Method: Username and Password
    3. Username: UCInetID@ad.uci.edu
    4. Password: Your Exchange password
  3. Make sure Configure automatically is selected, and then click Add Account.
  4. After you click Add Account, Outlook will perform an online search to find your email server settings. In the dialog box that asks you if you want to allow the server to configure your settings, select the Always use my response for this server check box, and then click Allow. After the new account is created you'll see the account in the left pane of the Accounts dialog box. Close the Accounts dialog box.
  5. After the new account is created, you can view your mail by clicking the new account name in the navigation pane.

Apple Mail/Cal

Set up UCI Office 365 for Apple Mail and Apple Calendar (Mac OS X)

  1. Click on the Apple Icon on the top left and select System Preferences.
  2. From the Preferences menu, click Internet Accounts.
    • If this is the first account you're creating in Internet Accounts, click Exchange.
    • If you've previously created an email account for a different email address, in the lower-left corner of the Accounts dialog box, click + to add an account, and then click Exchange.
  3. On the Internet Accounts Exchange pane, use the following settings and then click Sign In.

    • Name: Your Name
    • Email Address: UCInetID@ad.uci.edu
    • Password: Your Exchange password
  4. Click Done to complete the setup, and then close the System Preferences window.