First Time Using Office 365

Modified on Fri, 03 Nov 2023 at 01:25 PM

Logging In To Office

The very first time you log in to, you may be asked to verify with a phone number.  Enter your number to recieve a code or a call.

Enter the code and click Next, the Next again. Then Done.

Microsoft opens a welcome screen with a quick walk-through.  Read each box and click Next.

MIcrosoft Standards or Microsoft Premium

  • Click Install Apps in the top Right corner - the options available to you are based on the plan that you have been assigned. With Microsoft Premium on Microsoft Standard, you can install all of the software from Microsoft Office.

MIcrosoft Basic 

  • You sign in to get Outlook Web Access and other Microsoft Office software online. It's not installed on your computer.
  • You can get the mobile app for Outlook on your phone or tablet from the Play Store or App Store.

Exchange Only

  • You can sign in to to get Outlook Web Access
  • You can get the mobile app for Outlook on your phone or tablet from the Play Store or App Store.

Setting Up Email in Outlook on the Computer

If this is a new install of Outlook, when you first start it, it will ask for your email address and password and will set up the account.

If you already have Outlook installed, , go to File and Info to see the Account information. Then either click to Add Account or go to Account Settings to add a new account.

Once you add account, the Outlook box (show below) will appear and spin for a minute before asking you to enter the email address, then the password.

That's it - after that you should be able to see your email.

Setting up Outlook on a Mobile Device.

Download the Microsoft Outlook app from the Play Store (Android) or the App Store (Android).

Open the app.

Enter your email address.

Click Add Account

Enter Password.

If it asks about adding another account, choose "Maybe Later"

Determine if you want notifications when you get new messages.

That's it. You should see your inbox.

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