Setting Up Windows 8 Mail for Exchange or Office 365

Before beginning these steps, ensure that:

You have setup a Microsoft account in Windows 8.

You have your Active Directory (AD) username and password. Your username is usually the first part of your UCSD email address (before the @ symbol). If you forgot your password, you can reset it.

You have an Exchange account in the UCSD Campus Exchange Organization.

Click the Mail tile in the Start screen to open the Mail program

Press Windows key + I on the keyboard to open Mail settings

Select Accounts



Enter your e-mail address in the Email address field

Enter your AD passsword in the Password field

Select Show more details

Enter <yourservername> in the Server address field

Enter <yourdomain> in the Domain field

Enter your AD username in the Username field

Click Connect to add the account

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