UofS Office 365 Email: Outlook 2016 Setup for Windows 7 & 10

NOTE: This guide is for UofS Email accounts that have been migrated to Office 365.  If your email account has not been migrated yet, please use this email setup guide instead.

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 (or Mail - 32) and click it:


5. Click Email Accounts:

email accounts

6. Click New:


7. Type in the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your NSID@mail.usask.ca email address (i.e. abc123@mail.usask.ca)
  • Your NSID password

type in your email address and password

8. Click Next

9. When asked Allow this website to configure your @mail.usask.ca server settings, check Don't ask me about this website again, and click Allow:

allow autodiscover

10. If you see a Windows Security Password prompt, do the following:

  • Click More choices

more choices

  • Click Use a different account

use another account

  • Enter the following information:
    • Username: type in your NSID@usask.ca (i.e. abc123@usask.ca)
    • Password: type in your NSID password
    • Check Remember my credentials (if this is a personal computer)
    • Click OK


11.  Autodiscover will search for your account and configure the settings automatically.  Once completed click Finish


12. Click Close to close Account Settings


13. Click Close to close Mail Setup - Outlook


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