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Set up Email on Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac

To set up your email in Office 2011 for Mac:

  1. From the Finder, click Applications from the left-hand menu or open the Go menu at the top of your screen and select the Applications option.
  2. Double-click the Microsoft 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, click Exchange or Office 365 or 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 then click Add Account.
  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 Allow.

To learn more about this service, visit the Office 365 ProPlus service page.