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Configuring Outlook 2011 for UM-Flint Email

Before You Begin:

Outlook 2011 has replaced Entourage in the Mac Office Suite for 2011.

This quicknote will assist you with configuring Outlook 2011 for use with the UM-Flint Exchange Server.

You do not need to be connected to the VPN to use Outlook 2011.

Note: Tested and Compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.

Video Help:

Configuring Outlook 2011 for Exchange:

  1. Open Outlook 2011
  2. Click Outlook in the top left corner
  3. Click Preferences
  4. Click Accounts, found under Personal Settings
  5. Click the plus sign in the bottom left corner of the screen
  6. For E-mail Address type:
  7. For Method select User Name and Password
  8. For Username type:
  9. For Password type your LAN Password
  10. Check Configure Automatically
  11. Click Add Account
  12. Wait for a few moments and the account should add. 
    • If the information box comes back asking for a server type the server address as
  13. You should now be connected and syncing mail.  Depending on the size of your mailbox the process of syncing your mail could take 10 minutes or more.

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