Manually configure Outlook 2011 for email hosted on Exchange 2010

The following article will get your Microsoft Exchange 2010 Mailbox setup with your Microsoft Outlook 2011 email client:

1. Open Outlook and from the Outlook drop-down menu, select Preferences. In the Outlook Preferences menu, select Accounts.


2. On the Accounts screen, select Exchange Account.

3. Enter in the following information:

  • Email address - enter in your entire email address (e.g.,
  • Method - select User Name and Password
  • Username - enter your entire email address (e.g.,
  • Password - enter the password associated with you remail address
  • Server - Enter "" minus the parenthesis.

4. Click Add Account, and confirm that Amber dot next to the account name turns from an amber color to a solid green (this may take a moment). Close all windows and you're done!


Note: The amber dot may take a minute or two to change from amber to green; If it doesn't, check the accounts settings and password and make sure you're using the correct EWS server address. Note: If you already have email on the server, your email will slowly begin to populate your inbox. This can take some time dependning on how much data you have. 

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