Using Microsoft Outlook to access e-mail from off campus


Setting up Outlook Anywhere in Windows 7

Outlook Anywhere allows secure external connectivity to your mailbox using the Outlook client. Follow the steps below to connect remotely to your exchange mailbox using Outlook.

Open control Panel

Select the ‘Mail’ icon

Click the ‘Add’ button to create a new profile.

Tick the ‘Manually configure server settings’ box.

Select the ‘Microsoft Exchange’ option.

Enter the ‘Microsoft Exchange Server’ setting as listed below, untick the ‘Use cached Exchange mode’ box and enter your user name in the ‘User Name’ field. Click the ‘More settings’ button.

Click the ‘Connection’ tab and then tick the ‘Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP’ box. Click the ‘Exchange Proxy Settings…’ button.

Enter the connection settings as shown below and then click OK.

When Outlook is launched you should be prompted for your user credentials. Enter your username in the follow format, userid@scar.hull.ac.uk.