E-mail Configuration for Outlook 2013


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

Server address:
For Exchange mailboxes: mail.ufl.edu

GatorLink Account:

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

Step 1:
Open Outlook 2013. It can be found by searching for it and narrowing by “Apps.”


Step 2:
Outlook 2013 will Welcome you and ask if you want to add an account. 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.


Select “Yes” and then click “Next.”

Step 3: A screen will pop up asking for you to enter your name, email, and password. There will also be an option for Manual setup or Additional Server types.

Using “E-mail Account” Option, please fill in your name, E-mail address, Password, and retype Password again, click Next button.



Step 4:
Click “Finish” to log view your mailbox in Outlook 2013.

Step 5:
Outlook will set up your mailbox but your mail, calendar, and contacts might not be ready right away.


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

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Click on “E-mail Accounts” Button

Addendum Step 3. New E-mail Accounts

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Click on the New Button

“Account Configuration” screen appears as shown below which will bring you back to Step 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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