Apple Mail (OSX) and UW Exchange

UW Exchange supports Mac Mail 7, for Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks) and Mac Mail 6, for Mac OS10.8.

Mail 7 (OS 10.9)

  1. StepsActions
  2. Start Mail. If the Choose a mail account to add dialog box opens, go to step 5.
  3. From the Mail menu, select Preferences.
  4. Click Accounts.
  5. Click the plus sign at the lower left of the dialog box.
    The Choose a mail account to add dialog box appears.
  6. Select Exchange, and then click Continue.
  7. Enter your account information:
    • Name.  Use any format that you prefer.
    • Email Address. Use the format: my-uw-net-id@uw.edu (for my-uw-net-id, substitute your UW NetID).
    • Password. The password associated with your UW NetID.
  8. Click Continue.
    Mail searches for the UW Exchange server. After finding the server, the Account Summary dialog box appears.
  9. Click Continue.
    Mail displays the Select the apps to use dialog box.
  10. Check the boxes for the Exchange features that you want to use (normally you would check them all).
  11. Click Done.

Mail 6 (OS 10.8)

  1. StepsActions
  2. Start Mail. If the Welcome to Mail dialog box opens, go to step 5.
  3. From the Mail menu, select Preferences.
  4. Click Accounts.
  5. Click the plus sign at the lower left of the dialog box.
    The Welcome to Mail dialog box appears.
  6. Enter your account information:
    • Name.  Use any format that you prefer.
    • Email Address. Use the format: my-uw-net-id@uw.edu (for my-uw-net-id, substitute your UW NetID).
    • Password. The password associated with your UW NetID.
  7. Click Continue.
    Mail searches for the UW Exchange server. After finding the server, the Account Summary dialog box appears.
  8. Make sure that the boxes for Contacts and iCal calendars are checked.
  9. Click Create.

 

Last modified: April 22, 2014