Outlook 2016 (Mac): Adding an Office 365 e-mail account

We recommend using the Outlook 2016 version. To install it, use the Managed Software Center found in the University menu  and install the version as self-service on university Macs. To install it on your home computer, follow these instructions.


Detailed help
  • Start Outlook.
  • Choose Tools > Accounts and add a new Exchange Account.

A window opens for entering the information for the account.

  • E-mail address: Type your e-mail address in the format username@mappi.helsinki.fi (such as raimo.keski-vaanto@helsinki.fi).
  • Enter your User name as: username@ad.helsinki.fi (such as rkeskiva@ad.helsinki.fi)
  • Make sure that you have checked the Configure automatically checkbox.
  • Click Add Account.
  • You may get the following message when the server connection is being established. Click Allow to accept. You can also check the Always use my response for this server checkbox.



The Microsoft login window opens. Enter your password and click Sign in.


Outlook has now been configured for use with Office 365.