Add an Exchange 2013 account to Outlook 2016 for Mac

This Guide will walk you through setting up Outlook 2016 for Mac to read your Simplifying IT email using Exchange 2013 email.  Using this service will allow Outlook 2016 for Mac to integrate with and display your Email, Calendar, and Contacts.

STEP 1 - Open Outlook and navigate to Menu Bar > Tools > Accounts.

STEP 2 - In the Accounts window, click the plus sign ‘+’ in the lower left-hand corner and choose Exchange.

STEP 3 - In the new window, fill in the following fields, then click on Add Account.

    • E-mail address: Enter your email address.
    • Method: Select User Name and Password.
    • User name: Enter your mailbox username.
    • Password: Enter your mailbox password.

STEP 4 - Outlook will attempt to determine settings for your Exchange account automatically.  If this is successful you will see a prompt as below. Select the option ‘Always use my response for this server’ and click on Allow

STEP 5 - If Outlook is not able to get the automatic configuration settings it will prompt you for the server name. If so, enter

STEP 6 – Finish the process by clicking “Add account”.


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