How to configure Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016 using the Autoconnect method (Exchange 2013)

  • Synopsis

    How to configure Outlook 2013 using the Autoconnect method (Exchange 2013).
  • Applicable to

    All SherWeb hosted Exchange 2013 accounts
  • Prerequisite

    • You must have a SherWeb hosted Exchange account

     

    • You must have Outlook 2013 or 2016

     

    • You must have a configured A record*

    *Please refer to the FAQ: How to add an autodiscover record in a DNS (Exchange 2013).

     

    • You must have a mailbox assigned to your user*

    *Please refer to the FAQ : How to assign a mailbox to a user (Exchange 2013).

  • How to

    1) On your Desktop, go to Start - Control Panel.

     

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    2) Click on User Accounts and Family Safety.

     

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    3) Click on Mail.

     

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    4) Click on Add.

     

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    5) Enter a name for your new profile (e.g. Outlook or SherWeb) and then click on OK.

     

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    6) In the Add New E-mail Account window, enter the following information, and then click on Next.

    Your Name: type the name you wish others to see when they receive emails from you.

    E-mail Address: type your e-mail address. It should be as follows: user@example.com

    Password: type your email password

    Retype Password: retype your password

     

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    7) A window will appear. Check the box Don't ask me about this website again and then click on Allow.

     

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    8) Enter your regular email address and password in the connection window that appears.

     

    9) Click on Finish.

     

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    Feel free to contact us for any other questions.

  • Keywords

    How, How to, configure, Outlook, Outlook 2013, autoconnect, method (Exchange 2013), Outlook 2016
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