How to Guide; Set up Office 365 on an iPhone or iPad

We often have clients asking how to connect their Office 365 service using an IOs device, so we wanted to create a guide that would show you step by step the easiest way to do this.

Screenshots were originally taken on an IOs 7 device but the steps should still be similar for IOs 8 and 6.

  • Open Settings
  • Select Mail – Contacts – Calendars, then select Add Account near the top right-hand-column.

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  • Select Exchange

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  • On the account setup screen, enter the following for each field

Email: –

  • Service Account: Enter the primary address of your Service account which will take one of the following forms: name@domain.com
  • Password: Enter the password for the account being configured.
  • Description: Give the account any name you’d like, such as Office 365.

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  • Select Next.
  • Enter the following information (Email and Description should have auto-filled with the previously supplied information):
  • Server: outlook.office365.com
  • Username:
    • Service Account: Enter name_domain@.com
    • Password: Enter the password for your account being configured

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  • Click Done/Next
  • You will then be directed to the enabled account applications page now. Select  what you would like enabled.

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  • Select Save
  • Select the new account from your list of accounts. This will be listed as the description you chose for it.
  • Select Mail Days to Sync and set it to No Limit if you would like all of the mail in your inbox to be synced to your device.
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Now your setup is complete and your email and calendar information will all be available within the appropriate apps.

 

Lucidica provides London based IT support for businesses