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Set up Email on Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac

To set up your email in Office 2011 for Mac:

  1. From the Finder, open the Go menu at the top of your screen and select the Applications option.
  2. Double-click the Office 2011 folder and then double-click the Outlook icon.
    NOTE: The Outlook (Yellow O) icon may also be on your dock.
  3. From Tools, select the Accounts option from the menu.
  4. From the Accounts window, select the plus (+) sign in the lower left corner and select Exchange from the left pane.
  5. In the Enter your Exchange account information window:
    • Enter your email address
    • Select "Username and Password" as your authentication method.
    • Enter your full UTRGV email as your Username (e.g., myusername@utrgv.edu) and Password.
    • Click Configure Automatically.
  6. Outlook will prompt you to allow it to redirect to the AutoDiscover server to find your server. Click Allow.
  7. If you entered your credentials correctly, Outlook will return a suggested server. Click Accept.
  8. Select the Add Account button.
  9. Close the Accounts window to begin using Outlook 2011.

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