Set up your Exchange mailbox in Outlook

Once your  Exchange mailbox has been created, go to Outlook on your Windows computer to set up your mailbox.

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Follow these steps in Outlook 2013 or 2016:

  1. Go to “File”> “Add account”.
  2. Enter your information:
    • Your name : Enter your name as you want it to appear with the recipients of your mails. Usually your first name and surname.
    • E-mail address : Enter your e-mail address
    • Password : Enter your password and confirm
    • Check “Manual setup or additional server types” not to!
  3. Continue. When asked to have autodiscover.powermail.be configure the server settings for you, you accept this.
  4. Click on “Finish” and restart Outlook.

Follow these steps in Outlook 2010:

  1. Go to “File”> “Info”> “Add account”.
  2. Select “e-mail account”
  3. Enter your information:
    • Your name : Enter your name as you want it to appear with the recipients of your mails. Usually your first name and surname.
    • E-mail address : Enter your e-mail address
    • Password : Enter your password and confirm
    • Check “Manual setup or additional server types” not to!
  4. Continue. Your server settings are searched for online.
  5. Click on “Finish” and restart Outlook.

Follow these steps in Outlook 2007:

  1. Go to “Extra”> “Account settings”.
  2. Go to the “E-mail” tab and click on “New”.
  3. Choose “Microsoft Exchange” and continue.
  4. Enter your information:
    • Your name : Enter your name as you want it to appear with the recipients of your mails. Usually your first name and surname.
    • E-mail address : Enter your e-mail address
    • Password : Enter your password and confirm
    • Check “Manual setup or additional server types” not to!
  5. Continue. Your server settings are searched for online.
  6. Click on “Finish” and restart Outlook.
Updated on 27 February 2020

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