Setting up Windows Live on Outlook 2011

Step 1:

Open Microsoft Outlook 2011


Step 2:

Click on Tools.

Then click on Accounts...

click on tools. then click on accounts


Step 3:

Select Exchange Account.

select exchange account


Step 4:

Then, enter the following information:

  • E-mail Address: Enter your full e-mail address.
  • Method: Make sure User Name and Password is selected
  • Username: Enter your full e-mail address.
  • Password: Type the password associated with your Windows Live e-mail account.
  • Configure automatically: Make sure that this box is checked.

Finally, click the Add Account button.

enter in the proper information then click add account


Step 5:

Outlook 2011 will begin to auto-detect the correct Exchange Server.

A message will pop up. Click Allow.

click allow

Congratulations! You have successfully setup your VSU e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2010. If you encounter any issues while following these steps, feel free to e-mail us at the Helpdesk or call us at (229) 245-4357.

Please note that our work request system can only accept emails sent from a VSU email address.