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Student & Alumni Email & Calendar

Configuring the Default Mail Application (Windows 10)

Follow the instructions below to configure your Sheridan Office 365 account for use with the default 'Mail' app on Windows 10.

  1. Select the Windows start menu and choose Settings.
    Start Menu > Settings

  2. Select Accounts.
    Settings>Accounts

  3. Select Add an account
    add account - Email

  4. Choose Advanced setup.
    account details screen

  5. Choose Exchange ActiveSync.
    Account type screen

  6. Enter your account details as illustrated below. Select Sign in when done.
    • Email address: username@sheridancollege.ca
    • Password: your Sheridan password
    • Domain: leave blank
    • Server: outlook.office365.com

    Account Configuration details

  7. The Make my PC more secure prompt will appear. Select Enforce these policies.
    security warning

  8. Launch the Mail app and select Get started.
    mail welcome screen

  9. Note that your Sheridan 365 account appear on the Accounts screen. Select Ready to go to access your mail.
    mail accounts screen

  10. Your Office 365 is now setup and ready for use. To access calendar features select the calendar icon at the bottom of the window.
  11. inbox example

  12. Select Get started.
    calendar welcome screen

  13. Select Ready to go.
    calendar accounts screen

  14. Your Office 365 calendar is now available.
    calendar sample

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