UofS Email: Outlook 2016 Setup for Windows 7, 8 & 10

1. Click on the Windows Start button in bottom left corner and type Control Panel.

2. Click on Control Panel when it is displayed in the menu:

control panel

3. If in Category view, click the drop down for View by and select one of the icon views:

icon view

4. Find Mail (Microsoft Outlook 2016) or Mail - 32 and click it:


5. Click Show Profiles:

click show profiles

6. Click Add:

click add

NOTE: If you have not setup an account in Outlook before, you will not need to click Add.  You will just be asked to type in a Profile Name

7. Type in a new Profile Name (i.e. uofs) and click OK:

type in a new name for the profile and click ok

8. Type in your NSID@usask.ca for email address (i.e. abc123@usask.ca):

type in your nsid@usask.ca for email address

9. Click Next

10. If asked Allow this website to configure your @usask.ca server settings:

  • check Don't ask me about this website again
  • click Allow

click allow

11. If asked for a password:

  • type in your NSID password,
  • check Remember my credentials 
  • click OK:

type password

12. If Set up Outlook Mobile on my phone, too is checked, uncheck it:

uncheck mobile setup

13. Click Finish

14. For When starting Microsoft Outlook, use this profile, select Always use this profile:

select your new profile name

15. Select the new Profile Name you created in Step 7.

16. Click OK.

17. Open Outlook and let it download / sync your email.

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