Set your Exchange mailbox to the default Windows client

Follow these steps in Windows 10

  1. Open the standard Windows 10 mail program.
    1. If this is the first account that you set up, click on “+ Add Account” in the welcome window.
    2. If you already have other accounts and the welcome window has not appeared, click on the gear at the bottom left. The “Settings” menu appears from the right-hand side of the screen. Click on “Manage Accounts” and you will see the “+ Add Account” button.
  2. Select “Exchange” from the list of options.Enter your full e-mail address in “Email address” and click on “Next”.
    1. Then enter your password in “Password”.
    2. Click on “Sign-in”.

  3. You’re done. Wait a while for your e-mail settings to synchronize.

Follow these steps in Windows 8

  1. Open your Windows 8 Mail app. It will open in full screen. Log in with your Microsoft account.
    1. Move your cursor to the right edge or the bottom right corner of the screen to display the charms bar.
    2. Click on “Settings”> “Accounts”> “Add account”> “Exchange”.
  2. Click on “Show more details”.
    1. Enter your e-mail address at “Email address”.
    2. At “Server address” you enter:
    3. At “Domain” you enter: hmc
    4. At “Username” you enter your e-mail address again
    5. Enter your password
    6. Click on “Connect”

If you now receive a security warning, make your computer obligatory to accept the stricter security policy.

Updated on 26 September 2022

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