Information Services

Email & Calendar

Comprehensive documentation on how to access and use the University's Office 365 email and calendar services as well as set up accounts in client software (such as Outlook) or on a mobile device.

Access your Office 365 email & calendar via a web browser (Recommended)

Log in at http://www.office365.ed.ac.uk and click the App Launcher button at the top-left to choose either your email inbox or calendar.

This is the method the University recommends above all others as users log directly into the service instead of via a third-party client, thereby providing the most accurate and up-to-date access.

Connecting to Office 365 email & calendar via client software

Windows PC clients Apple Mac clients Mobile clients Other clients

Outlook 2013/2016 on University-supported desktop

Outlook 2013/2016 on a personal device

Thunderbird (Email only)

Windows 8 Mail (Desktop)

Windows 10 Mail (Desktop)

Mail & Calendar

Outlook 2016

Thunderbird (Email only)

iPhone or iPad

Google Android

Windows 8 Mail (Phone)

Generic connection details for Office 365

PLEASE NOTE: Due to various technical difficulties, Mozilla Thunderbird is no longer supported by the University for use with Office 365 calendars. Please use the web interface.

 

You may want to use the Office365 App for your deivce.

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Room Resources (Meeting room calendars)

Room Resources are calendars that can be booked when arranging meetings.

Room Resources

Frequently-asked questions and 'How-To' articles

For in-depth FAQs and 'How-To' documentation, as well as any troubleshooting issues, please see:

Email - FAQs

Calendar and Room Resources - FAQs

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