Monday, March 3, 2014

How To Manually Configure Outlook To Connect With Office 365?

Although Microsoft Outlook is an email application that comes as a part of the Microsoft Office suite of programs, it can also be downloaded as a standalone application. This amazing email program enables users to store their personal as well as contact information, making it an essential tool for users.

It is easier to configure the Outlook setting to connect it to Office 365. You can try the following steps to achieve this task.

Mailbox server name and proxy server URL
  • First, you need to sign in to the Office 365 portal, click on Outlook, and launch the web spp.
  • Now, go to the upper-right corner of the page, and click the Help icon, followed by the About option.
  • On this page, you need to locate and note the host address.
Creating Mailbox profile
  • For creating your Mailbox profile, you need to click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Mail.
  • Now, click on Show Profiles and click on Add.
  • Now, name the profile and click OK.
Changing the Microsoft Exchange proxy settings
  • You need to click on the Connection tab and ensure that the Connect to Microsoft Exchange option using HTTP check box is selected. Now, click on Exchange Proxy Settings.
  • Now, in the Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for Exchange box, enter the host address. If you face any issues with the Outlook setting, you can contact Outlook tech support for assistance.
  • Now, after selecting the specific check box, you need to enter Now, click and select On fast networks and connect using HTTP first. Now, you can connect using TCP/IP check box, and then click on the Select the On slow networks option by first using HTTP and then using TCP/IP check box.
  • In the next step, you need to click on the Proxy authentication settings, and select the Basic Authentication option. Now, click OK two times.
  • You need to now click on Check Names. Now, click on the Next option once you see the server and the user name displayed.
  • Once the procedure is over, click on Finish.
By following these steps you would be able to manually configure Microsoft Outlook to connect with Office 365. However, if you have more queries regarding the features of Outlook, you can contact our technical support. Our expert technicians would help you out.

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