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Outlook 2011 (Mac)

Configuring Outlook 2011 for Mac

Warning: 

If you have not changed your password since April of 2013, you will need to change your password for the Google Apps for OSU mail configuration to work.

To set up Outlook 2011 for use with your ONID e-mail account, please take the following steps:

  1. Set up Outlook 2011 to check your ONID Gmail
  2. Set up Outlook 2011 to check your ONID e-mail
  3. Configure Outlook to use the OSU Online Directory
  4. Removing an account from Outlook 2011

 



Setting up Outlook 2011 to check your ONID Gmail.

Please note that you must have IMAP enabled before attempting to connect your ONID Gmail to your Outlook application. For more information, please visit the Google FAQ on where to find the IMAP settings.

  1. Open Outlook 2011
  2. Once open, click the "Outlook" menu, then click "Preferences"
  3. Under the "Personal Settings" area, click on "Accounts"
  4. Click the "+" symbol in the lower left-hand corner, and select the "E-mail..." option 
  5. Fill in your ONIDusername@onid.oregonstate.edu in the "User name:" section. The box should then widen out and allow you to fill out additional information, such as your password.Please enter your corresponding ONID password in the password field.
  6. Select "IMAP" from the Type dropdown menu
  7. In the Incoming Server section, type "imap.gmail.com".
  8. Check the box next to Use SSL to Connect
  9. In the Outgoing Server section, type "smtp.gmail.com".
  10. Check the box next to to Use SSL to Connect and set the port to "465" or "587"
  11. Under More Options, change the authentication to use incoming mail settings. 
  12. Click "Add Account" and it will start downloading your mail. If you recieve a login error message asking if you would like to re-enter your password, click Yes and type in your ONID password again.

Note: Retrieving your e-mail, calendar appointments and tasks can take some time. The amount of time is dependent on the size of your mailbox and the connection you are using. E.g. - If you have a slower off campus connection, the time to load your mailbox will take longer.


Setting up Outlook 2011 to check your ONID e-mail 

    1. Open Outlook 2011.
    2. Once open, click the "Outlook" menu, then click "Preferences"
    3.  Under the "Personal Settings" area, click on "Accounts"
    4. Click the "+" symbol in the lower left-hand corner, and select the "E-mail..." option
    5.  Fill in your ONID email address and password. the box should then widen out and allow you to fill out additional information
    6. Fill in your ONID Username in the "User name:" section
    7. Select "IMAP" from the Type dropdown menu
    8.  In the Incoming Server section, type "imap.onid.oregonstate.edu"
    9.  Check the box next to Use SSL to Connect
    10. In the Outgoing Server section, type "mail.oregonstate.edu"
    11.  Check the box next to to Use SSL to Connect and set the port to 587Auto Account Setup Menu
    12. Click "Add Account" and it will start downloading your mail. If you recieve a login error message asking if you would like to re-enter your password, click Yes and type in your ONID password again

Note: Retrieving your e-mail, calendar appointments and tasks can take some time. The amount of time is dependent on the size of your mailbox and the connection you are using. E.g. - If you have a slower off campus connection, the time to load your mailbox will take longer.


Configure Outlook 2011 to use the OSU Online Directory

  1.  
    1. Open Outlook 2011.
    2. Click th Outlook menu, then click "Preferences..."
    3. Under the "Personal Settings" area, click on "Accounts"
    4. Click the "+" symbol in the lower left-hand corner, and select the "Directory Service..." option
    5. Type directory.oregonstate.edu in the LDAP Server: field.
    6. Click the "Add Account" button
    7. Once the directory service is added, highlight it in the list on the left, then click the Advanced button
    8. In the Search Base section, type o=orst.edu in the field.
    9. Click OK.
    10. Restart Outlook 2011.

 

To search for people, click on the Contacts Search icon at the top of your Outlook window, or click on the To... button while composing a message. Choose directory.oregonstate.edu from the drop-down list. Type the name of the person you would like to look up in the Search field.

 


Removing an account from Outlook 2011

  1.  Click on Outlook
  2.  Click on Preferences then Accounts
  3.  Select the account you want to remove
  4.  Click the “-“ symbol in the lower left-hand corner to remove the account

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