Manually configure Outlook 2011 for email hosted on Exchange 2013
Use the following steps to set up your Microsoft Exchange 2013 Mailbox with your Outlook 2011 email client.
1. Open Outlook.
2. In the Outlook drop-down menu, select Preferences.
3. In the Outlook Preferences menu, select Accounts.
4. On the Add an Account page, click Exchange Account.
5. Enter in the following information:
- E-mail address - Enter in your entire email address (for example, firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Method - Select User Name and Password.
- Username - Enter your entire email address (for example, email@example.com).
- Password - Enter the password associated with you remail address.
- Server - Enter mex06.emailsrvr.com.
6. Click Add Account.
7. Confirm that Amber dot next to the account name turns from an amber color to a solid green.
Note: The dot might take a minute or two to change from amber to green. If the dot doesn't change, check the account settings and password and ensure that you're using the correct EWS server address.
8. Close all windows.
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