Email Setup on Mac

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        Email Setup on Mac Mail

        1. Click the Mail icon in your dock or double-click the Mail icon in your Applications folder.

        2. If this is your first time using the Mail application, you should see the "Choose a Mail account provider" screen.

          If there is an existing account setup already, follow the steps below to get to the "Choose a Mail account provider" screen:
          • Click Mail on the top left of the screen
          • Click Preferences within the Mail menu
          • Select the Accounts tab
          • Click on the + located on the bottom left of the Accounts window

        3. Choose Exchange and click Continue.

          Mac Mail Exchange choice

        4. Type your name, email address and password in the appropriate fields and click Sign In.

          Name: Your name
          Email Address: Your Capilano University email address (firstnamelastname@capilanou.ca)
          Password: Your Capilano University password

          Employee Email Mac Mail initial info

        5. Select the applications you would like to use and click Done to complete the setup.

          Mac Mail apps

        Email Setup on Outlook 2016 for Mac

        1. Open Outlook from your Start Menu.

        2. If this is your first time using Outlook, you will see a welcome screen. Follow the prompts to choose your Outlook options. Once Outlook is set up click Add Account and then Exchange or Office 365.

          If there is an existing account setup already, follow the steps below to start the email setup:
          • Click Outlook on the top left of the screen
          • Click Accounts
          • Click on the + located on the bottom left of the Accounts window
          • Select Exchange from the drop-down menu

          Employee Email Outlook Mac Add Account

        3. Fill out the E-mail address, Method, User name and Password fields and click Next.

          E-mail Address: Your Capilano University email address (firstnamelastname@capilanou.ca)
          Method: User Name and Password
          User name: cds\firstnamelastname (where firstnamelastname is your Capilano University username)
          Password: Your Capilano University password

          Employee Email Outlook Mac Account info

        4. Outlook will search for the settings and present a summary screen when setup is complete.

          Employee Email Outlook Mac Accounts

        5. Close the Accounts window to complete the setup. Outlook will start and load your employee email.

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