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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. Click Settings.
  2. Click Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Click Add Account.
  4. Click Microsoft Exchange (note: you can only have one Exchange account configured per phone).
  5. Fill in the required information:
    • Email: your OU e-mail address
    • Domain- Leave this field blank -
    • Username: your OU e-mail address
    • Password: your OUNetID password
    • Description: OU Email (can be anything)
    • Server: - Leave this field blank -  it should automatically populate with
  6. Click Next.
  7. Choose which items you would like to sync including Mail, Contacts, and Calendars.
  8. Click 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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