Synopsis

How to automatically configure your Exchange account in Outlook 2016 for Windows

Applicable to

All SyncMyOffice hosted Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016 accounts.

Prerequisite

  • a SyncMyOffice Exchange 2010 and 2013 account

Note: Only the automatic configuration method works with Outlook 2016 for Windows. In order for this to work, you must have an autodiscover configured in the DNS.

Please refer FAQs:

How to add an autodiscover record in a DNS (Exchange 2010)

How to add an autodiscover record in a DNS (Exchange 2013)

How to

    1. On your desktop, click on StartControl Panel.

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    1. Click on the Mailicon to open your Outlook settings.

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Note: if you are using Windows 7, please ignore this step. Instead, go to your (Windows) Control Panel and double-click on Mail.

    1. Click on Show profiles.
    2. Click on Add.

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    1. Enter a name for your new profileand then click on OK.

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  1. In the Add New E-mail Account window, enter the following information, and then click on Next:

Your Name: type the name you wish others to see when they receive emails from you.

E-mail Address: type your e-mail address. It should be as follows: user@example.com

Password: type your email password

Retype Password: retype your password

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    1. A window will appear. Check the boxDon’t ask me about this website again and then click on Allow.:

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    1. Enter your regular email addressand password in the Connection window that appears.

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    1. Click on Finish.

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