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Set up Office 365 and Mail on Your iOS Device (iPhone and iPad)


Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote applications designed for your iOS devices are now available for download. Please see this page for iPhone download options and this page for iPad download options.

If you are setting up your device or if you have recently changed your password, you may configure your device using the settings below.

Remove your Old OU Account

If you had set up your OU e-mail on your iOS device in the past, you will need to remove your account first before adding your Office 365 account.

Mail Client
  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Select Mail, Contact, Calendars.
  3. Select your OU mail account.
  4. Scroll down and select Delete Account.
  5. Read the warning and click to proceed with the deletion if you approve.
If you have used an alternate mail app to check your mail, please proceed with removing your client from that app.

If you need to add your Office 365 account, proceed to the next section.

Set up 365 email on your iOS devices through iOS settings

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap on “Accounts and Passwords.”
  3. Tap on “Add Account.”
  4. Tap on “Exchange.”
  5. Type in your full OU email address in the “Email” field (ex.: If you have set up an OU e-mail alias (ex.:, use this address instead.
  6. Type in a name for the account in the “Description” field. This can be anything you want, such as “OU” or “OU Email.”
  7. When prompted with the text “Sign in to your ‘’ Exchange account using Microsoft?” choose “Sign In.”
  8. A webpage will load. Enter your OU password in the “Password” field.
  9. Tap “Sign In”
  10. Select the services you would like to sync with your device. To access email, “Mail” must be selected. Selecting “Contacts” will allow searching in the Global Address Book, as well as the syncing of your Outlook contacts to your device.
  11. Tap Save.

Set up 365 email on your iOS devices through Outlook App

  1. Click the Outlook App and then hit the Get Started button.
  2. Swipe right until your have the Add an Account button. Select this.
  3. Select Office 365.
  4. Enter your OU e-mail address.
  5. Enter your OU password.
  6. Select Sign in.
  7. Your mailbox should now load and be added.

Set up 365 email on your iOS devices through OWA for iPhone App

  1. Click the OWA for iPhone App and then hit the Continue button if you have any App news/alert prompts.
  2. Enter your OU e-mail address.
  3. Enter your OU password.
  4. Select Sign in.
  5. Your mailbox should now load and be added. If you receive a prompts asking if you wish to received notifications or share your information, please make your selections.

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