How do I set up email in iOS (Outlook App)?


This article will outline the steps for setting up the Outlook application on an iOS device with your University of Idaho email.

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Download and Install Outlook App:

Step 1:

Navigate to the app store.

This image highlights the App Store


Step 2:

Click on the search option (Circled 1 in the bottom right of the image below). It normally looks like a magnifying glass located in the lower right hand corner of the app. Then tap on the search bar labled, "App Store(Circled 2 in the top left of the image below).

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Step 3:

Type in "Outlook"  in the search area and tap on ,"Outlook for iPad"

NOTE: Searching for anything "Outlook" related will most likely bring up, "Microsoft Outlook".

This image demonstrates a search for Outlook.


Step 4:

Select "Microsoft Outlook" and click "Get". You may be prompted to enter your iTunes password. The application will then begin installing.?? 

Click "get." When it is done downloading, click "open," or find it on your desktop.


Set Up Email in Outlook App:

Step 1:

Look for the Outlook icon and tap on it. This will launch the application.

Photo: Outlook Email icon


Step 2:

Type in your full email address and tap, "Add Account".

This image shows how to add an account in outlook.


Step 3:

Next you will be redirected to our University of Idaho sign in page. Please type in your password associated with your account.

This image depicts a sign on procedure


Step 4:

After typing in your credentials you'll  be asked to authenticate through DUO. Please select an authentication method of your choice.

You can have a push sent through the app, be sent a phone call, or enter a passcode.


Step 5:

If all works out you'll be presented with the following screen. Tap,"Okay" and let the app restart.

This photo shows the restart request pop-up


Step 6:

Locate and tap on the outlook icon to launch the application again. You will get one more prompt. Tap,"Okay" and let the app restart one more time.

The app should not need to restart again, except for future updates.


Step 7:

Finally you should launch the application again. Your email should begin to populate.

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