Before adding a new email account in Outlook 2010, please follow the steps appropriate for your situation:
A - Select this if you are setting up your first email account in Outlook 2010 on this machine
B - Select this if you are setting up a subsequent email account in Outlook 2010 on this machine
Outlook for the first time
If this is the first time you are using Outlook 2010 on this machine, following the following two steps:
Step iA: Open Outlook
Open Microsoft Outlook 2010
. You should be greeted with a screen as follows. Select the "Next" button
Step iiA: Configure Email Account
The option "Yes" on this screen should remain selected. Select the "Next" button
Click here to continue.
A subsequent email account
If you already have at least one email account configured in Outlook 2010, follow the following two steps:
Step iB: Open Outlook
Open Microsoft Outlook 2010. On the main screen, select the "File" tab.
Step iiB: Add Account
Select the "Add Account" button to create a new email account.
Adding an email account
Step 1: Enter Account Information
Enter your full name into the field labelled "Your Name". Enter your email address in the field below. Your email address will be your WatIAM followed by "@uwaterloo.ca" as shown. Then enter your password in the "Password" field, and re-enter your password in the "Retype Password" field. When finished, select the "Next" button.
Step 2: Configure Server Settings
Outlook will now attempt to configure the server settings. This attempt should fail, and you will be required to enter in additional information.
Step 3: Use Another Account
Select the "Use another account" option.
Step 4: Enter CredentialsEnter in your email user name as your WatIAM ID with the domain "nexus\" before it. Do not include "@uwaterloo.ca" in this user name. Include your WatIAM password
in the "Password" field. Select the "OK" button when finished.
Step 5: Reconfigure Server Settings
Outlook will now reconfigure the server settings. This time it should have the information necessary to do so. Once everything completes, select the "Finish" button
Step 6: Open Inbox
Your inbox should automatically open.
Your email account has been configured with Microsoft Outlook 2010.
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