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How to setup Deakin email/calendar in Outlook (Windows)

  1. Open Outlook, click File.

    Select "File" in Outlook's header menu
  2. Click Add account.

    Click the "Add Account" button in the menu provided, located underneath the Account Information header

  3. Enter your details as prompted:

    Enter your name, your Deakin email address, and your Deakin Password, then click "Next"

Your name: Firstname Lastname
Email Address: Please use your student or staff email address (
Password: Your Deakin password (Forgot your password? Use the Password Reset portal here).

  1. click Next.
  2. Outlook will search for your email server settings, and advise you if successful. Click Finish.
    For manual server settings, see Deakin email server settings.

    If your information is correct, Outlook will configure successfully. You will then be presented with a Deakin Single Sign On (SSO) popup
  3. You will be prompted to sign on via Deakin's Single Sign On (SSO) portal. If you are a staff member, you will also be required to use MFA to verify your credentials.
  4. Upon the restart of Outlook, you will be prompted to for your credentials. You can tick "Remember my credentials" if you would like Outlook to keep this information.
  5. Outlook will require some time to prepare for first use. It will still require some time to fully sync your mailbox and calendar, as indicated by the bottom bar. Once it is complete, you are ready to use Outlook.

    Once you have signed in, your Outlook may take some time to fully sync with the Exchange server. Once it is complete, you may use Outlook freely

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