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Exchange On-Prem Configuration Instructions

You can configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 to access your Exchange on-premises mailbox.

  1. Windows 8.1: From the Desktop (not Metro), right-click the Start button and click Control Panel.
    Windows 7: Right-click the Start button and click Control Panel.
  2. In the large or small icon view, double-click the Mail [or Mail (32-bit)] icon.

    Mail icon in control panel
  3. In the Mail Setup dialog box, click Show Profiles.

    mail setup dialog box
  4. Click Add, enter a name for this profile (for example, Stanford Exchange) and then click OK.  

    add a new profile
  5. The Auto Account Setup wizard opens. Enter your name, email address, and SUNet ID password. Then, click Next.

    enter your name, email address, and SUNet ID password
  6. If you get a security prompt, check the box for Don't ask me about this website again and then click Allow.

    security prompt
  7. If you are prompted to log in, enter your @stanford email address for your User name and your SUNet ID password for your Password.
  8. Outlook will complete the setup for your account, which might take several minutes. When you are notified that your account was successfully configured, click Finish.

    your account was successfully configured
  9. In the Mail dialog box, select your Exchange profile, select Always use this profile, and then click OK.
  10. Open Outlook. Your Inbox starts to populate.
Last modified August 17, 2015