How to Configure your SOG Email Account

Below are instructions for configuring your SOG email in Outlook 2013. These also apply to Outlook 2016. (click an image to enlarge it).

  1. Open Outlook. It will automatically begin the configuration. If you are on a SOG computer, it will fill in the information, but you will need to change the email address. On a different computer, you will enter the information yourself.Change Email Address
  2. For email address, please enter yourOnyen@ad.unc.edu and for password, enter your Onyen password (you will still be using your @sog.unc.edu address, this other one is only for email configuration). Then click "Next."Enter address and password
  3. It may take a few minutes for Outlook to configure the account. Once it does, you should see a window like the one below. Click "Finish" and Outlook will begin loading your messages and calendar items. This can take some time to complete.Finish setup

Below are instructions for configuring your SOG email in Outlook for Mac (click an image to enlarge it).

  1. Open Outlook, go to the "Outlook" menu, and select "Preferences..."Outlook preferences
  2. Under Personal Settings, go to "Accounts".Accounts
  3. Click the button beside "Exchange or Office 365".
    Alternative method: If you already have an account setup or don't have the previously mentioned button, you can click the "+" in the lower left corner, then select "Exchange".Add Exchange account
  4. Enter yourOnyen@ad.unc.edu for both the "E-mail address" and "User name" and enter your Onyen password. Then click "Add Account".(This will still use your @sog.unc.edu email, the other address is only for email configuration.)Enter address and password
  5. You may see one (or more) messages like the one pictured below. Click the checkbox beside "Always use my response for this server" then click "Allow" for each message pop-up.Autodiscover popup
  6. When your account is configured, you should see the account listed like in the image below. You can then close the Accounts window and Outlook will begin loading your messages and calendar items. This can take some time to complete.Finished

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