To go directly to to the website and use Outlook online - click Outlook online.
For more information and instructions - read on ....
Email in Office365 is accessed via the Outlook application or the web based Outlook Web Application (OWA).
Microsoft's 2 min video on the basics of Office365 online mail app.
University Windows 7 & XP Machines
On a campus networked PC you may open the desktop client version of Microsoft Outlook. In Windows 7 click on the Start button (windows button) and the Outlook icon should appear at the top of your menu. Click on the Outlook icon and not the arrow on the right (which leads to a sub-menu).
When accessing your mail outside of the University, you will need to login to the website and use Outlook online.
If for some reason your computer is not setup automatically ( this might happen with laptops), follow these instructions:
University Apple Mac Computers
For your Apple Mac to make full use of Office365, you must have Microsoft Office 2011 installed including Outlook. If you do not have these installed on your University Mac, please contact the helpdesk on 01248 388111.
Once you have it installed, follow these steps:
Tick the box Always use my response for this server and click Allow
Email quick start guide for Outlook 2010
The basics of using Outlook Web App
Setup your out of office (vacation message)
Setup your email signature in Outlook
Setup your email signature in Outlook 2011 (Mac)
Setup Mail rules/filters in Outlook 2010
Mailing lists and Banner Lists
Import Contacts and Adress Books into Office365
As the system goes live we will be updating this area to reflect the most commonly asked questions and issues new users stumble upon.