Service Desk

Setting up Outlook 2007 to Connect to Exchange

The following guide takes you through adding an Exchange account into Microsoft Outlook 2007. It is important before going through the following steps that you ensure there is a forward in webmail to the exchange server.

This can be checked by logging on to the following site, https://webmail.utas.edu.au/. If this page redirects to Outlook Web Access the forward is in place. If however you are taken to Webmail please follow the instructions located here, www.utas.edu.au/servicedesk/helpsheet/forwards.pdf.

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2007 on your computer by clicking on the start menu and selecting all programs then clicking on Microsoft Outlook 2007 under Microsoft Office.
  2. If this is the first time opening Office 2007 you will be presented with the following Start-up Wizard. If not you will need to access Control Panel, Mail, Email Accounts to add a new mail account and follow steps below.
  3. Click on the Next button.
  4. Select the Yes radio button and click next to continue.
  5. The wizard should auto-detect your username and password otherwise enter them manually. Enter your name, email address and University password where prompted and press next.
  6. You are now successfully connected to the Microsoft exchange server.
  7. You may be prompted to enter your University authentication once outlook opens your mailbox up. Enter utas\username and your password when prompted. Ensure Remember my password is ticked.