USI Transition to Office 365 – IOS User Setup


Set up email in Outlook for iOS mobile app

Applies To: Office 2016, Outlook 2013, Office for business, Office 365 Admin, Office for home, Office 365 Small Business Admin, Outlook Web App for Office 365, Outlook Web App for Office 365 Small Business, Outlook on the web for Office 365 Business, Outlook Web App Light,, Outlook Web App, Less
Applies To: Office 2016 , Outlook 2013 , Office for business , Office 365 Admin , Office for home , Office 365 Small Business Admin , Outlook Web App for Office 365 , Outlook Web App for Office 365 Small Business , Outlook on the web for Office 365 Business , Outlook Web App Light , , Outlook Web App , More…


Outlook for iOS allows you to send and receive emails, view and manage your calendar, and more. If your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch uses iOS 8.0 or higher, you can set up Outlook for iOS on your iOS mobile device.If your device is not compatible with Outlook for iOS, Set up email in the built-in iOS Mail app. If you’re having setup or sync issues, you can Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.

iOS Outlook app Download Outlook for iOS
Outlook for iOS is available for mobile devices using iOS 8.0 or higher.Download Outlook for iOS from the Apple Store.

Add your email address

  1. Open Outlook for iOS.
  2. Tap Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account.

Setup Email in Outlook for iOS Step 2

3. Enter your email address and tap Add Account.

Setup Email in Outlook for iOS Step 3

4. If you’re asked to select your email provider, choose Office 365 from list shown. If you don’t see your email provider, select IMAP.

Setup IMAP email in Outlook for iOS Step 4

Enter your password

  1. Enter the password associated with your email account and sign in. You may also be asked to enter a description and display name.
  2. Outlook configures most email accounts automatically. However, if you’re asked to enter server settings, please contact USI IT at 757-327-0557 x1008. For a list of common server settings and reference help, see What email server settings do I need from my provider?
  3. Outlook may request access to some of your email features such as calendar, contacts, etc. If you’d like to sync these to your mobile device, agree to give permission.
  4. After you’re signed in, follow any additional prompts and begin using your Outlook for iOS app.


If you need further assistance to connect your device, please reach out to the USI IT department, or reference the following guide from Microsoft: