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Connecting Mac OS X to a university email account

Connecting Mac OS X to a university email account

Below is a step-by-step guide to setting up Apple Mail.

Please note: Students of the University of Oldenburg can only to set up this function after having agreed to use the calendar.For more information, please see Aktivierung der Synchronisation von Stud.IP in den Groupware-Kalender von Exchange (Activating Stud.IP synchronisation with the Exchange Calendar).

Step 1 – Launch Apple Mail

Start by opening Apple Mail and then access the settings via Mail -> Settings. Then switch to the Accounts tab

Step 2 – Add account

Select Exchange and click Continue.

Step 3 – Enter your name and password

Enter your first and last name, your email address and the password for your university account. Click on Sign in.

The error message ‘Account name/password could not be verified’ will appear. You will also see that an additional input field has appeared; here you need to enter your user name. (The user name is your user ID, i.e. abcd1234)

Once you have entered all the required data, click on sign in again.

Once you have entered all the required data, click on sign in again.

Step 4– Select features you want to synchronise

In the last window you can select which data you want to synchronise with the Exchange Server.

If you only want to retrieve your emails, check the box next to Mails.
 You can also synchronise Contacts, Calendar data, Reminders, and Notes (tasks) from Outlook on the web by checking the respective items.

Once you have made your selection, click Done to complete the connection.

The selected data will now be available on your Mac.
 Please note that depending on the number of emails and, if applicable, calendar entries, it may take a while before all of the data is available on your device.

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