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If you have never accessed your Office 365 account before, log into https://mail.depaul.edu/activate using your Campus Connect username and password to activate your new Office 365 account.
To retrieve your Office 365 account information, you can also log into https://mail.depaul.edu/pwreset using your Campus Connect username and password. You will see your email address and username on screen and will be presented with an option to create a temporary password.
The latest version of Office can be installed on up to five personally-owned computers.
Office applications are available for mobile devices such as Android Phone, iPad, iPhone, and Windows Phone.
Select Add Account.
Select Microsoft Exchange.
Type in your full email@example.com email address, your Office 365 Password, and a description for the account. Press Next.
The account will now appear on your Accounts screen in Mail, Contacts Calendars.
From your home screen, open the Settings menu. In the Accounts section, select Add Account.
For the account type, select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. This may also be called Exchange, or Corporate followed by Microsoft Exchange as a sub-option.
On the next page, enter your full @mail.depaul.edu email address and your Office 365 password.
If prompted to accept security settings from the server, press OK.
Your account is now configured for your Android device.
Please note that connecting to your account using IMAP will only allow access to your email messages. Accessing your calendar and contacts will require the account to be connected with Exchange.
To configure IMAP, follow the instructions here.
2. OS X Mail
3. Windows 8 Mail
1. Outlook 2010/2013
Open Outlook. Select the File menu, then click Add Account.
On the Add New Account window, select the E-mail Account radio button, and fill in your full name, your firstname.lastname@example.org email address, and your Office 365 password. Press Next.
Outlook will now attempt to automatically configure the server settings. Please note that Outlook will sometimes take several minutes on this screen before completing.
Once all three lines have green checkmarks next to them, press Next. Your account is now configured for Outlook.
To add your e-mail account to OS X's Mail application, first open Mail, then go to Mail - Preferences - Accounts. Press the "+" icon at the bottom-left of the Accounts menu to add a new account.
Enter your full name, your email@example.com email address, and your Office 365 password.
On the Account Summary screen, press Continue.
On this screen, make sure Mail is selected, as well as Contacts, Calendar, Notes and Reminders if you would like to view those as well.
Press Done. Your account is now configured for Mail.
With the Mail application open, reveal the Charms bar, and go to Settings.
Press Add an account.
If you receive a "Make my PC more secure" message, select Enforce these policies.
Your account will now appear in the left column of the Mail app.
For further questions regarding the Office 365 for Education services, please contact the Technology Support Center.
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