Directing e-mail away from Office 365

After starting to use the Office 365 e-mail service, all e-mails to Firstname.Lastname@helsinki.fi will be directed to the Office 365 server. If you want to read your e-mails on another system, you can direct your e-mails elsewhere according to these instructions.

For more information on redirecting e-mail, see the Students digital skills.

Note! Forwarding or redirecting official mail, i.e. e-mails related to work duties, to an address outside the university is always prohibited based on the university’s e-mail processing rules.

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  • Open Email > Forwarding (1).
  • Tick the box Enable forwarding (2).
  • In the field (3), type the address where you wish your e-mail to be forwarded.
  • If you wish to keep copies of the messages in OWA, tick the box Keep a copy of forwarded messages (4).
  • Click on Save (5).

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