iOS

Popular Method

Use phone/tablet settings

  1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Accounts > Add account
  2. In the Add Account page, tap Exchange.

    iOS Add Account

  3. Tap Configure Manually.

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  4. Enter your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, the server address outlook.office365.com, your username (also your full email address) jsmith@lamar.edu, and your password. Tap Next.
  5. By default, Mail, Contacts, and Calendar information are synchronized.  Tap Save.

Other Methods

Outlook App for iOS

Note Outlook for iOS requires iOS 8.0 or higher. If the app is incompatible with your device, try adding your mail account using the built-in mail app that comes with your device.

  1. Download the Outlook for iOS app from the Apple Store.

    Open it, then tap Add An Account.

    iOS Outlook Add An Account
  2. Tap Office 365.
  3. Type your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu.
  4. You will be redirected to the LU login page.
  5. Enter your email and password.

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Tip If you get a time-out message, your password or other information might be incorrect. Retype the information, and then try again.

IMAP using iOS App

If you're setting up an IMAP account you can use Outlook for iOS.

Note Outlook for iOS requires iOS 8.0 or higher. If the app is incompatible with your device, try adding your mail account using the built-in mail app that comes with your device.

  1. Download the Outlook for iOS app from the Apple Store.

If you already have it installed, open it, then tap Settings > Add Account.

  1. Tap IMAP.

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  1. Type your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, type your password.
  2. Enter your display name.
  3. Enter IMAP as the Description.
  4. Log in.

Tip   If you get a time-out message, your password or other information might be incorrect. Retype the information, and then try again

If you still cannot connect.  Tap Show advanced settings.

Incoming Mail Server

  • Host Name Type your incoming mail server name: outlook.office365.com:993
  • User Name Type your email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu.
  • Password Type your password.

Outgoing Mail Server   

  • Host Name Type your outgoing mail server name: smtp.office365.com:587
  • User Name Type your email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu.
  • Password Type your password.   
  1. Tap Log In.

IMAP using phone/tablet settings

Note   If you're setting up an IMAP account, only your email will sync to your device. Calendar and contacts associated with that account will not sync to device.

  1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Accounts > Add account > Other.
  2. In the Add Account page, tap Other > Add Mail Account.

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  3. Enter your full email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu, your password, and change the description if you want. Tap Next
  4. Select IMAP and add the following.
  • Incoming Mail Server
    • Host Name : outlook.office365.com.
    • User Name Type your email address, for example jsmith@lamar.edu.

iOS Incoming

  • Outgoing Mail Server
    • Host Name Type your outgoing mail server name: smtp.office365.com.

iOS Outgoing

  1. Tap Next.

Note   If you get a time-out message, your password or other information might be incorrect. Retype the information, and then try again.

  1.  After your account is verified Tap Save.