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Outlook: setting up

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  • Step 1

    Make sure you are connected to the Internet. This can be an ethernet connection or a wireless (Wi-Fi) connection.

  • Step 2

    Start up Outlook.

    If you have not used Outlook before, you will see this window. Click on ‘Next’.

  • Note: if you are using it already (e.g. for your private email), Outlook will show the default home screen as usual.

    In that case, after starting Outlook, click on:

      • ‘File’ at the top
      • then ‘Account Settings’, ‘Account Settings…’
      • then ‘Manual setup or additional server types’
      • and continue with step 3.

  • Step 3

    Tick ‘Yes’ and click on ‘Next’.

  • Step 4

    Choose ‘E-mail Account’ and click on ‘Next’.

    Fill in:

    • Your Name: your name (does not matter what)
    • E-mail Address: your UU email address including all your initials (this is your so called primary email address).
    • Password: your Solis password

    Click on ‘Next’.

  • Step 5

    The computer automatically searches for the correct settings.

    Note: this may take a while! (up to several minutes).

  • Step 6

    If prompted, fill in your Solis password.

    Tick ‘Remember my credentials’.


    When your email account is succesfully configured and ready to use (see step 5), click ‘Finish’.

Last modified: 6/09/2019

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