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Help Desk

Teaching Learning Center Room 128
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Phone: (208) 885-4357 (HELP) 


ITS Administration Offices
Administration Building
Room 140
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155
Moscow, ID 83844-3155
Phone: (208) 885-6721
Fax: (208) 885-7539

Media Center

Teaching Learning Center 131 
Phone: (208) 885-6411
Fax: (208) 885-0566

Records Management

Office of Records Management
Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 53
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4247
Moscow, ID 83844-4247
phone: (208) 885-2580

Current Hours of Operation
Mon: 7:30-4:30pm
Tue: 7:30-11:30am
Wed: 7:30-11:30am
Thur: 7:30-11:30am

Vandal Cards

Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 124
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4256
Moscow, ID 83844-4256
Phone: (208) 885-7522
Fax: (208) 885-9208

Telephone Services

Administration Building 
Room 133
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155
Moscow, ID 83844-3155
Phone: (208) 885-5800
Fax: (208) 885-7539

Setting up email in Mail.App

Setting up E-mail in Mail.app

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):



After completion, you will have your email set up on your Mail.App application.

While ITS strongly recommends using the most recent Outlook for Mac as your mail client, you can use the default mail.app Mac email program. This tutorial will walk you through setting up an Exchange profile in Mail.app.

Step 1

Mail.app is the native email client application installed with every version of Apple OS X and Mail.app is capable of running in full exchange mode. This tutorial will walk you through the setup of an Exchange.
Open the Mail.app from your taskbar and navigate to file->add account from the menu bar up top.

Step 2

Type in Your Name as you want it to appear on your emails as well as your E-mail address (jvandal@uidaho.edu or vand1234@vandals.uidaho.edu) and corresponding password. Then click continue.

Step 3

Mail.app will automatically use AutoDiscover to detect your account and set it up with the correct mail server settings.

Step 4

In some extreme cases, Mail.app may not be able to successfully connect with AutoDiscover. In this case, it will give you the option to manually configure your account. Use the following settings:

  • Select Exchange under Account Type.
  • In the Description filed enter what you wish the account to be called. This can be anything.
  • The Incoming Mail Server filed should be outlook.office365.com.
  • Enter your full email address in the Username field.
  • Enter your corresponding email Password.
  • In the Outlook Web AccessServerfield enter outlook.office365.com.

Step 5

In the next screen you will need to set up the outgoing email server settings.

  • Leave the description field blank.
  • Enter outlook.office365.com in the outgoing mail server field.
  • Make sure both use only this server and use authentication boxes are checked.
Double check that the username and password in the authentication fields is correct.

Step 6

Confirm the settings on the next screen, make sure take account online is checked and click create.

Your inbox will be created and your messages will begin syncing off the server to your machine.