Instructions for the local Office 365 service

This is a collection of instructions for users who continue to use the local Office 365 service. If the instructions already exist elsewhere, only the parts differing from the instructions for cloud service users are given here. If you cannot find instructions for your problem here or in the main instructions, contact the Helpdesk.

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Detailed help

Logging in to OWA (Outlook Web App)

Use the following address to log in to the local OWA:

Read the more detailed login instructions here.

ProPlus package and other cloud services

Users of the local service can also use cloud services (e-mail and calendar excluded). The Office 365 suite for university staff and students includes a home use licence for five devices, for example. Read the download instructions for the package here.

  • Log in at portal.office.com
  • To log in, use yourusername@ad.helsinki.fi (e.g. rkeskiva@ad.helsinki.fi)

This allows you to use the OneDrive cloud storage service and Office Online software, for example.

Skype for business

Skype for business works the same way as in the cloud. See here for more detailed instructions.

Outlook 2013

Outlook settings are defined automatically. Follow these instructions.

Mac Outlook 2016

Outlook 2016 installation is done as instructed here, but the settings differ from the cloud service.

These are the correct settings for the local system:

  1. Enter your username under DOMAIN\username.
  2. Fill in the password
  3. Click Add Account.
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iPad & iPhone

Also see the detailed illustrated instructions for cloud e-mail.

Fill in the fields:

  • E-mail: your helsinki.fi e-mail address (such as raimo.keski-vaanto@helsinki.fi)
  • Password: Account password
  • Description: Description of the e-mail account, such as Helsinki.fi or Office 365
  • Tap on Next.

Fill in the fields:

  • E-mail: your helsinki.fi e-mail address (such as raimo.keski-vaanto@helsinki.fi)
  • Server: office365.helsinki.fi
  • Domain: ad.helsinki.fi
  • Username: username (eg. rkeskiva)
  • Password: Account password
  • Tap on Next.

Android

See the detailed illustrated instructions for cloud e-mail.

NOTE: If the phone asks for service name, enter office365.helsinki.fi