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Automatic Configuration for Outlook 2013 (AutoDiscover) Office 365

DNS Requirements

DNS Requirements

Ensure that your Autodiscover DNS record has been created with your domain registrar (DNS provider).

 

Open Control Panel

Open Control Panel

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

Mail

Mail

Select the Mail option from the 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(i.e. Office 365). Select OK

Auto Account Setup

Auto Account Setup

Select the radial button for E-mail Account and type your First and Lastname, email address and password. 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.

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.

Email address and password

Email address and password

Enter email address and password if prompted.

Add Account

Add Account

The green checks indicate the server settings have been configure and the username and password is correct. Select Finish.

Select your new profile

Select your new profile

If you would like Outlook to open the new profile by default whenever Outlook is opened, check the button for Always use this profile and select your new profile from the list and click OK.

If you would like to toggle between the profiles and be prompted every time Outlook is opened for a profile selection, click Prompt for a profile to be used and Outlook will ask which profile you would like to use when opened.

Click Apply and OK when finished.

Congratulations! You have successfully setup Outlook to connect to Office 365.