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Set Up Outlook 2007

Set up Outlook 2007 for use with UBmail Powered by Exchange. You must be a faculty or staff member and your email must be on UBmail Powered by Exchange.

Set Up Outlook 2007

1.  Open Outlook 2007.

  • If the Outlook 2007 Startup wizard launches, on the first page of the wizard click Next. On the E-mail Accounts page of the wizard click Next again to set up an email account.
  • If the Outlook 2007 Startup wizard doesn't appear, on the Tools menu click Account Settings. In the Account Settings dialog box, on the E-mail tab, click New.
enter your name and buffalo.edu email address as well as your UBIT Password.

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2.  On the Auto Account Setup page, Outlook may try to automatically fill in the Your Name and E-mail Address settings based on how you're logged on to your computer.

  • If the settings are filled in and are correct, click Next to have Outlook finish setting up your account.
  • If the settings aren't filled in or aren't correct, fill in you first and last name as you want it to appear on email messages you send.
    • Your email address is your UBITName@buffalo.edu           
    • Your password, which you need to enter twice, is your UBIT Password.
enter ad\ followed by your UBITName  in the User name field and then enter your password in the password field.

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3.  Click Next on the Auto Account Setup page of the wizard. Outlook performs an autodiscover to find your Exchange email server settings.

4.  Enter ad\ immediately followed by your UBITName in the User name field. For instance, if your UBITName is jdoe, you would enter ad\jdoe. Enter your UBIT Password in the Password field. Click OK.

Enter ad\ followed by your UBITName in the User name field and your UBIT Password in the password field.

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5.  You may be required to log on to the Exchange server once your mailbox is discovered. If so,enter ad\ followed by your UBITName in the User name field and your UBIT Password in the password field.

Your email is configured.

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6.  If Outlook is able to set up your account, you'll see the following: Your e-mail account is successfully configured to use Microsoft Exchange. Click Finish.