Configuring your Office 365 email on your iPhone using the Mail app

Follow these simple instructions to get your Office 365 email account up and running on your Apple mobile device, using the built-in ‘Mail’ app.


  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Tap Mail.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Exchange.




5. Enter your Email addressPassword, and a short Description (e.g. your company's name) for your email.

6. Tap Next.

7. Autodiscover will try to find the settings you need to configure for your account. If autodiscover cannot find your settings, enter the following information:

Field What to enter
Domain Leave this field blank
Username  Enter your full email address (for example,

8. Tap Next.

9. Tap Save.


Return to your home screen and open the Mail app — you should see some email messages, in your new inbox!

To make sure you can send messages, compose an email and send it to yourself.

PS – For some more advanced features why not consider using the Microsoft Outlook app on your iPhone instead of the standard ‘Mail’ app? (and of course a link to another blog post showing how to do so)


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When not looking at ways to use technology to create a competitive advantage for his clients and build better businesses, Ben is a husband, busy father of boys, avid gardener, and keen runner and cyclist.

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