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Setting Up Outlook with Your Office 365 Email on Your iOS Device

This article covers how faculty/staff can set up the Outlook app on their Apple iOS device (e.g. iPad, iPhone) with their campus Office 365 email.

1. Download the Microsoft Outlook app from the Apple App Store.

2. Tap on the Outlook app one it is installed.

iPad home screen with an arrow pointing to the Outlook app

3. Tap Get Started.

Outlook setup screen

4. Enter your campus email address and then tap Add Account.

Add Account screen
  1. Enter your campus email address (e.g. [email protected]).
  2. Tap Add Account.

5. Enter your campus password and then tap Sign In.

CSUF Faculty/Staff Authentication page
  1. Enter your campus password. This is the same password that you use for the campus portal.
  2. Then click Sign In.

6. If you'd like to add another email account, tap Add. Otherwise, tap Maybe Later.

add another account

7. You may want to tap Allow to allow notifications from Outlook.

allow notifications

8. You're done! It may take a few minutes for your emails, calendar items, and tasks to sync.

Outlook app inbox with emails

Once you start seeing your emails appear in the Outlook app, you're all done!

Want to see your Outlook contacts on your device?

Instructions for adding your Outlook contacts to your device

1. Tap on the profile picture at the top left of the Outlook app.

Outlook mobile inbox

2. Tap on the Settings gear icon at the bottom left.

Outlook mobile sidebar

3. Tap on your account under Mail Accounts.

Outlook mobile settings

4. Tap the slider next to Save Contacts to save your Outlook contacts to this device.

Please note that if you have personal contacts saved to your Apple device, you will only be able to synchronize your Outlook contacts with ONE device. For example, if you have personal contacts on your iPhone and iPad, you will not be able to synchronize Outlook contacts with both devices.

Office 365 mail settings

5. Tap Save to save the contacts to your device.

Depending on your device type, the verbiage may be slightly different.

confirm save contacts

6. If prompted, tap OK to allow Outlook to access your device contacts.

allow access to contacts

7. You're done! It may take a few minutes for your contacts to synchronize to your device.

contacts saved

Need More Help?

Contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-7777.