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Outlook 2016 Exchange Online Setup for Faculty and Staff

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2016. 
  2. You will see a Welcome to Outlook screen. Click Next. 

    Outlook Welcome

  3. Select Yes for letting Outlook connect to a mail account and click Next. 

    Connect to Mail Account

  4. Enter your name and email address. Click Next. 

    Enter email address

  5. You will be prompted to allow a website to configure servers. Click Allow. 

    allow server to configure

  6. If you have more than one Microsoft account associated with your richmond.edu email address, you will be prompted to select which one to use. Click on Work or School Account. 

    choose which microsoft account

  7. Enter your network password on the Microsoft sign in window and click Sign In. 

    enter network password

  8. You will then be returned to the Add Account window with the notification that the account was successfully added. Click Finish.

    Account successfully added

If you have any issues with the account setup, visit our Exchange settings to complete the configuration manually.

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