Setting Up Outlook Desktop App on a Windows Device (Students)

Note: If you already have email setup in outlook on your device, use the following steps to delete that first.  If you are setting it up for the first time, please skip this step.

  • Open Control Panel 
  • In the Search Bar type  "Mail"
  • Click Mail (32-bit)
  • Click Show Profiles
  • Highlight Outlook
  • Click remove
  • Restart Outlook


  • Re-Open the Outlook 2016 Desktop Application 
    • Under Profile Name type Outlook
    • Outlook will now welcome you and ask you to enter your email, type your St. Lawrence email
    • Click Connect
    • Next a box will pop up confirm that under the username field it says "MicrosoftAccout/your St. Lawrence email" 
    • Type your password into the password box
    • If you wish to have your computer remember your username and password check the box which says "Remember my credentials" 
    • Click "Ok"
  • Your email is now configured for your device

Please be aware that your upgraded mailbox has a feature called a focused inbox. This will filter mail that outlook thinks is important into you a focused inbox. If you do not wish to use this feature please review Microsoft's information to disable it.


Article ID: 82760
Tue 7/9/19 4:00 PM
Fri 7/26/19 10:03 AM