Manually configure Outlook 2010 for email hosted on Exchange 2010

  • Last updated on: 2016-01-28
  • Authored by: Rae D. Cabello

This article describes how to set up your Microsoft Exchange 2010 mailbox to work with your Outlook 2010 email client.

  1. Click the Windows Start button, select Control Panel, then select the Mail icon.

    Note: Depending on which version of Windows you are running, you may need to switch to Classic view to find the Mail entry or it might be labeled 32-Bit.

  2. Select the Show Profiles button, select the Add button, enter a name for this profile, and select the OK button.

  3. Select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box and then select the Next button.

  4. Select the Microsoft Exchange option and click the Next button.

  5. Enter outlook in the Microsoft Exchange server address field and select the Use Cached Exchange Mode check box.

    In the User Name box, enter your entire email address. Then select “More Settings.”

  6. Select the Connection tab, select the Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP check box, and select the Exchange Proxy Settings button.

  7. Enter as the proxy server address.

    Select both the On fast networks and On slow networks check boxes.

    Under Proxy authentication settings, select Basic Authentication.

    Select OK to close the proxy settings window.

    Then select Apply and OK to close the More Settings window.

  8. Select the Check Name box in the Connect window, enter the password that your administrator assigned to your email account and select the OK button.

    Note: You may receive a pop-up asking you to select your mailbox from a list. Select your mailbox and click the OK button.

  9. Your name will then be highlighted and a line will appear under the username field, indicating that your profile has been configured.

    Select Next, select finish, and open Outlook.

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