Set up Outlook

In the following, we will show you how to configure the Outlook programme for the email address.

  • Steps 1 to 3 cover the initial set-up of the mail client.
  • Steps 4 and 5 show how to call up the account settings to be able to change individual parameters subsequently, for example - cf. steps 6 and 7 - to ensure authentication at the outgoing mail server in the SMTP server settings.
  • From step 8 onwards it is explained how you can integrate the university address book.

Step 1

  • When you start Outlook, this window appears.
  • Click on Next.

Step 2

  • Enter your name, your email address with the corresponding password.
  • Then click on Next.

Step 3

  • Wait a moment and then click Finish.

You will receive a Microsoft Outlook test message via e-mail that your account settings are correct. If you do not receive an e-mail test message, please check the firewall settings of your computer. Port 587 must be enabled.

Step 4

To be able to subsequently change individual parameters in the e-mail account, ...

  • ... click on File in the top right-hand corner.
  • Move your cursor to Account settings and click on the window that appears, which is also called Account settings.

Step 5

In the e-mail accounts window ...

  • ... select the e-mail account in question and click Change.

Step 6

In the Internet e-mail settings window you will see a summary of the necessary parameters:

  • Name, e-mail address
  • Account type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server:
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
  • Username: E-mail address
  • Password: ********
  • "Login using SPA ..." is not activated

You can make detailed adjustments via the Further settings button ...

Step 7

The other settings should look as follows:

  • Advanced tab:
    - Incoming mail server (IMAP): 993, SSL
    - Outgoing mail server (SMTP): 587, STARTTLS
  • Outgoing mail server tab:
    - The Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) requires authentication.
    - Use same settings as for incoming mail server

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