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Outlook 2013 Instructions

7/14/14 - New instructions on how to sort your email in Outlook 2013 have been added.

Windows 8 Instructions

Open Outlook
Click Win + R to run the program and type Outlook and "OK"

Alternately you can go to the Start Screen by hitting the Windows button, right click, and select "All apps"

Select "Outlook 2013"  

Windows 7 Instructions

Open Outlook
Click Win + R to run the program and type Outlook and "OK"

Alternately you can go to Start > All Programs > Microsoft Lync

Installation Instructions

You may be prompted to create a profile. Enter a name for your email account.

Click "Next" at the welcome screen

Select "Yes" and then "Next" if asked to create an Outlook account

Select "Manual setup or additional server types" and click "Next"
Your name and email address should have auto populated under "Email Account". Verify that everything is correct.

If you have to manually add your email credentials enter your First and Last name, Vanderbilt email address and password
Select "Microsoft Exchange Server or compatible service" and click "Next".

Under "Server Settings" type email.vanderbilt.edu for Server. For "User Name" it should display Lastname, Firstname. (If your User Name isn't displaying you may need to enter your VUnetID.) Select the amount of mail you want to keep for 12 months under "Mail to keep offline", select "Use Cached Exhange Mode", and click "Next".

If all goes well, you will see a verification screen. Click "Finish". After a few moments your mail will load. You may be prompted to restart Outlook.