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Outlook Configuration – EN

In the following manual you will find instructions on how to configure your uni-ak mail address in Outlook.

Adding first mail accont to Outlook #

First of all, open the control panel which you can find by typing “Control Panel” in the Windows search bar.

Once you’ve accessed the control panel, type “Mail” into the search bar at the top right. Then, click on the “Mail” option from the menu.

When setting up the first account, the following window should appear. Here, you need to create a mail profile first. To do this, click on “Add”.

Now, enter “Outlook” as a Profile Name and then click “OK”.

You should now see the following window. Select “Manual setup or additional server types” here, and then click “Next >”.

Then, select “POP or IMAP” and click “Next >”.

Now you have to enter your data. You can apply the data from the picture below but consider that as a student you need to enter “@student.uni-ak.ac.at” and as an employee “@uni-ak.ac.at“. Enter your p-, s-, x-, u-, m- or b- number as your user name and your password below. Afterwards click on “More Settings…”.

Go to the last tab „Advanced“ and set the drop-down lists to „SSL/TLS“. Enter the port number 465 for the outgoing server and 993 for the incoming server.

Now, select the middle tab “Outgoing Server” and check the box next to “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.

Click „OK“.

Close the previous window by clicking „Next >“. After closing the window the settings are being tested.

If you encounter a connection error at this stage, please verify your login credentials.

Now the configuration is completed and you can click „Finish“.

Adding another mail account to Outlook #

If you’ve already set up an account in Outlook and you’re adding another account, then also go to the “Control Panel” and search for “Mail“.

If an account has already been added, the following window will open. Click on “Email Accounts…” here.

Then, select “Email” and click on “New…”.

Now continue your setup as shown in the guide above. Starting from screenshot number five.