Configuring Outlook 2013 for UTmail+

Please note: When you log in to UTmail+ through a web browser, your login is managed by the University of Toronto. Any means of accessing the UTmail+ service other than through a web browser will securely transmit your UTORid and password through Microsoft’s systems.

Close Outlook if you have it open.

  1. Start the Mail applet:
    • in Windows 7 - Go to Start > Control Panel and type Mail in the search field
    • in Windows 8 - Go to Start and type Control Panel. Click on Control Panel on the left then type Mail in the Search box
  2. Open the Mail (32-bit) icon.
  3. You may see one of the two following windows: the Mail Setup window (if there are existing profiles) or the Mail window (if there are no exisiting profiles). If you see the Mail Setup window, you will need to click on Show Profiles before proceeding. Once you see the Mail window, click Add.

  4. Under Profile Name type UTmail, and click OK.

    Add profile
  5. Under Your Name, type your first name and last name, under Email Address type your email address (usually of the form ""). Under Password and Confirm Password type in the password associated with your UTORid and click Next.

    Email account setup
  6. Outlook will try to search for server settings. This may take several minutes.
  7. Click Allow when the warning shows up.
  8. Type your Username (this is the same as your email address and is usually of the form "") and the password associated with your UTORid under password and click OK.
  9. Click Finish to save the settings.

    Setup finished
  10. In the Mail window, choose either Prompt for a profile to be used (eg. if you have more than one), or Always use this profile. Click OK.
  11. Go back to the Start screen and click Outlook 2013 to open it. Enter your credentials when prompted and click OK.
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2015-08-25 10:41
Amanda Wagner
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