How do I set up my email in Outlook?


Setting up your e-mail in Outlook  is a fairly simple process. This FAQ is for users that do not have any e-mail accounts set up in their Outlook  application at all.

With your application open:

  1. Navigate to Preferences by going to Outlook > Preferences as shown:

  2. Select the Accounts button.

  3. Click on the Exchange or Office 365 button.

  4. Enter your details in the box that appears. 
    • Email Address
      • ​Scotch Students - 
      • Scotch Staff - 
      • PLC Students - 
      • PLC Staff - 
    • Username (User ID) - Either your student number of staff login
    • Password
  5. Uncheck the Configure Automatically box.
    In the server field for Scotch type in
    In the server field for PLC type in 
  6. Click Add Account.

  7. Give Outlook  a few minutes to populate your inbox and connect to the network. You will know when your account has been successfully created when a Green Dot appears next to your Account Name.


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