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Configure Office 365 email for iOS

Posted by Michael Greenhill
Updated on August 30, 2016

The email service provided by Office 365, Outlook Online, works best when used with the companion Outlook app available on Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android.

This article focuses on acquiring and configuring Outlook for iOS.

Download Outlook

On your iOS device (iPhone, iPod, or iPad), head to the App Store and find the Outlook app.

Search "Outlook" in the iOS App Store and look for the app from Microsoft Corporation.
Search “Outlook” in the iOS App Store and look for the app from Microsoft Corporation.

If you’re prompted to sign in to the App Store, enter the password associated with your device’s AppleID.

If prompted, enter the password for your AppleID account.
If prompted, enter the password for your AppleID account.

Add an account

The first time you open Outlook after downloading it, you’ll be prompted to add an account. Click “Get started” to proceed to the add account screen.

Outlook for iOS - Get Started
Tap “Get Started” to add an account.

Enter your school email address in the field provided, then click “Add Account”.

In the email address field enter your WHSC email address - @whsc.vic.edu.au
In the email address field enter your WHSC email address – @whsc.vic.edu.au

You’ll then be directed to our school login server, and will be prompted to enter your password. Check that the email address field is pre-populated for you.

Check that your email address has been pre-populated before tapping "Sign In".
Check that your email address has been pre-populated before tapping “Sign In”.

The final step is to allow the Outlook app to send you notifications for new emails or calendar event reminders.

Tap "Notify Me" to allow the Outlook app to send you notifications. You can change this later in your device's Settings section.
Tap “Notify Me” to allow the Outlook app to send you notifications. You can change this later in your device’s Settings section.

 

And that’s it!

Updated on August 30, 2016

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