Outlook Setup

This Articles applies to: Everyone

  1. Launch Outlook.

    Click on the Start Menu at the bottom left corner of your screen.

    Search for “Outlook” by typing it into the search bar.

    Select Outlook 2013.

    Searching for Outlook in the Start menu

  2. The Add Account dialog box will open. Select Manual setup or additional server types and click Next.

    Add Account

  3. Another dialog box will open.

    Ensure that Microsoft Exchange Server or compatible service is selected. Click Next to continue.

  4. On the following screen: 

    Next to Server, type in “outlook.tamu.edu”.

    Under Offline Settings, uncheck Use Cached Exchange Mode.

    Click the Check Name button.

  5. In the Windows Security box:

    Check the box labeled: Remember my credentials.

    The username will be your NetID followed by “@tamu.edu”.

    The password will be your NetID password.

    Click OK.

  6. In the Add Account screen click Next.

  7. On the following screen click Finish. Outlook will launch and your email will open.

  8. The final step is to pin Outlook to your taskbar.

    Find the Outlook icon at the bottom of your screen.

    Right click that icon and select Pin this program to the taskbar

    Final Step