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Setting up Apple Mail for VUB Office 365

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You can use Apple's Mail app to receive and send email with your university's Office 365 email address, even if your computer is not physically located at the university. You only need to configure an account in your Apple Mail.

Configure Apple's Mail app on an Apple computer

To manage your Office 365 email on your Apple computer, you first have to create a new account in Apple Mail.

To do so, open the Mail menu and choose Add account...
Next choose the option Exchange and click Continue

On the next page, fill in

- your name
- your vub.be email address
- your password

Then click the button Sign in.

Next, a screen opens to select "apps" that you want to use with the account you just created. Select the ones you want (or unselect the ones you don't want to use) and click on Done.

That should be it, there is no need to configure anything else. You'll see the Inbox of your Office 365 account appear under the Inbox mailbox list.


Configure Apple's Mail app on iPhone or iPad

To manage your Office 365 email on your iPhone or iPad, you first have to create a new account in Apple Mail.

To do so, open the Settings app and tap Mail, Contacts, Calenders
Then tap on Add account
Next choose the option Exchange and tap Continue

On the windows to opens, fill in

- your name
- your vub.be email address
- your password

Then click the button Next.

Next, a screen opens to select "apps" that you want to use with the account you just created. Select the ones you want (or unselect the ones you don't want to use) and click on Done.

That should be it, there is no need to configure anything else. You'll see the Inbox of your Office 365 account appear under the Inbox mailbox list in the Mail app.

Peter Van Rossem - helpdesk@vub.ac.be

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