Setting up Types of Email in Outlook

If you have Outlook 2010 or 2013 and you are now working with an Office 365 email or exchange based email, then you can set this account up to run through your Outlook program, and you can do so without computer help too. If you would like to take care of this on your own, then it only takes a few simple steps actually.

Office 365 Email

If you have an Office 365 account, then getting things set up through Outlook is quick and simple. The program has a built-in discovery mode that will automatically find the proper email settings. All you need to do is start the new email process and put in your Office 365 email address and password. Outlook will do the rest for you.

On a side note, you can even set up your Outlook desktop to integrate directly with all of your Office 365 information and settings. This way, you will have everything in one place.

Exchange Based Email

If you have exchange based email that you would like to access through Outlook, then this is possible too. Again, your best option to get this going without computer help is to use the wizard built into the program. This makes getting everything set up easy.

All you need to do is go to the Outlook startup wizard and select the Email accounts page. Then, you can click next and begin setting up an email account. In this wizard, one thing you will find is that you can use an auto account setup, which makes things simpler as well. All that  you need to do is fill out you name, email address, and email settings that you use when you log into your account.

Outlook will automatically use this information to find your email server settings. If you run into problems, though, the email can be set up manually without the use of the wizard. In this case, you may need computer support to get everything set up properly.

These instructions do apply to Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013. Earlier versions may not work correctly with Office 365 or may need extra steps to get an exchange based email working properly.

Microsoft Outlook is such a powerful tool that, when you get all of your email addresses integrated, you will never have to go to another page. You will have your emails, contacts, tasks, daily schedule and much more right at your fingertips. Getting your email set up is just the beginning.

Of course, if you have a problem with Outlook, whether you are trying to set up an email account or something just goes wrong, then you can get computer help. is here to help you. When you contact us, you will have access to experienced technicians who understand different versions of Outlook and will be able to address your issues. Often, these problems can be corrected through remote computer help too. That way, you don’t even have to leave your desk. Contact Dave’s Computers today.

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