Email configuration for Outlook 2010


  • An E-mail account as already created on the Exchange Server,

Server address:
For Exchange mailboxes:

GatorLink Account:

This instruction requires a valid GatorLink account and password.  When the settings ask for username, please use the format\

Step 1:
Open Outlook 2010. The example here is for Windows 8. If you use another version you could search for Outlook on your computer and run it in a similar manner.


Step 2:
Outlook 2010 – “Outlook 2010 Startup” screen appears as shown below. This is the wizard. If this is not the first time you set up Outlook please scroll down to the Not First Time Setup Note.


Click “Next

Step 3:
Configure an email account.

“Account Configuration” screen appears as shown below.


Select “Yes” and then click “Next.”

Step 4:
Add a new email account.

“Add New Account” screen appears

If you are on campus or using the VPN, your information should be entered into the boxes.  If you are using a different connection, enter your e-mail address and password.



Click Next.

Step 5:
Complete Installation

A “Congratulations” screen will appear as shown below.


Click “Finish” to log onto Outlook 2010.

Step 6:
Outlook will set up your mailbox but your mail, calendar, and contacts might not be ready right away.


Step 7:

A “Security and Settings” screen will appear as shown below.


Select the option you prefer to use.

Click “OK“.

Step 9:

An “Office Outlook” screen will appear similar to the one shown below.

new ofice window

You have successfully configured Outlook 2010.

Note for Not First Time Setup
If you had another account setup before the wizard would not open. To get to the mail setup you would have to do the following.

Addendum Step 1.  Locate Mail Setting.
On Windows 8 you could search for “mail” in the Settings category. On other Windows version you could go to Control Panel and select the “Mail” icon.


Addendum Step 2. Setup E-mail Accounts


Click on “E-mail Accounts” Button


Addendum Step 3. New E-mail Accounts

Click on the New Button

“Account Configuration” screen appears as shown below which will bring you back toStep 3 from above so you could continue with the normal set up.


[End of Addendum, please return to Step 3 from above to continue with setup instruction.]

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