How to Connect to a Microsoft Exchange Server

By Bennett Gavrish

With an account on a Microsoft Exchange server at your business or small office, you can synchronize your email, contacts and calendar. You can connect to an Exchange server through the Microsoft Outlook application. Your data will then be saved to the Microsoft Exchange server and you will be able to keep your information up to date on other computers or mobile devices.

Things You'll Need

  • PC running Windows XP or later
  • Microsoft Outlook 2003 or later

Step 1

Open the Start menu and click on the "Control Panel" icon.

Step 2

Double click on the "Mail" control panel icon.

Step 3

Click on the "E-mail Accounts" button on the right side of the Control Panel window.

Step 4

Choose "Add a new e-mail account" and click "Next."

Step 5

Select "Microsoft Exchange Server" from the list of account types and click "Next."

Step 6

Enter the address of your Microsoft Exchange server and the user name you use to connect to it.

Step 7

Click "Next." When prompted, log in to the Exchange server. You have now successfully connected to your Microsoft Exchange server.

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