Automatic configuration for Outlook 2013 (AutoDiscover)

Setting up Outlook automatically with Hosted Exchange 2013

Open "Control Panel"

Open "Control Panel"

Open your computer's Control Panel, make sure your view is set to "Large" or "Small Icons"

Launch "Mail"

Launch "Mail"

Launch the "Mail" Application from your system's control panel

Mail Management Option Selection

Mail Management Option Selection

Click "Show Profiles"

Profile Management Area

Profile Management Area

Select "Add" to create a new Outlook profile.

Naming the New Profile

Naming the New Profile

Name your profile, example: "Work Email and select "OK"

Auto Account Setup

Auto Account Setup

If your information is pre-populated, delete it and enter the information with your new account for Hosted Exchange 2013 account. Click next.

Outlook will search for settings

Outlook will search for settings

Allow the wizard to search for your server settings, be advised that this can take a few minutes.

Credentials

Credentials

Enter your email address and password if prompted.

The Autodiscover Prompt

The Autodiscover Prompt

You may see the prompt displayed above, check "Don't ask me about this website again" and then click "Allow". If you did not see this prompt, you may have already allowed this connection to the server previously.

Server Settings Verified

Server Settings Verified

If your username, password and autodiscover record is correct you will see green checks. Select Finish.

Connection Failed

Connection Failed

If you see the message above your email address, password or autodiscover record may have been entered incorrectly. Login to webmail to verify your password. If you are successful try the setup again. If not, contact your administrator for a password reset.

You can verify the autodiscover record by following the DNS guide.

Change your active profile to your newly created account

Change your active profile to your newly created account

To make sure outlook opens your new profile by default when opened, change your profile in the dropdown menu to your newly created profile, then select "Apply" and "Ok"

You have now successfully configured and created a new profile using Autodiscover on Exchange 2013 with Outlook.