Setting Up Microsoft Outlook 2013

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This article is part of the

Office 365 Guide

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Changing Your Existing Outlook Settings

If you have previously had Outlook setup on your existing machine and need to edit it with Microsoft Outlook 365 settings you will have to Delete and Recreate Your Outlook Profile first. Once this is done you can go on to the next section.

Starting Outlook

To make sure you have the latest Office package installed on your computer you can check by going to your Start menu > click on All Programs > navigate to Microsoft Office 2013.

  • If you do not see Microsoft Office 2013 on your computer then follow these instructions to download the Office 2013 package onto your computer.

Setting up Outlook 2013

  • To open, left-click the start button at the lower-left corner of the screen.

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  • The start menu will then appear on your screen. Left-click or tap "Outlook 2013."

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  • You will see this install wizard appearing. Click on "Next."

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  • The install wizard will ask you, "Do you want to set up Outlook to connect to an email account?" Check "Yes" and select "Next."

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  • The wizard should automatically recognize your Username@winona.edu email but you have to Change that for Student: StarID@go.minnstate.edu and for

Employee: StarID@minnstate.edu double check just to make sure you change it. Select "Next" when the information is accurate. Step3a.png


  • A Windows Security window will appear once a network connection has been established. Type in for Student: StarID@go.minnstate.edu and for

Employee: StarID@minnstate.edu in the first box and your Starid password in the second box and select "Ok."

    • You will be able to select "Finish" once all 3 tasks have been check-marked.
      • If you do not see the "Finish" tab available to click on revert to previous steps or, if that does not work either, notify techsupport.

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  • You will see Office preparing to open the application for your use.

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  • You should see Outlook open to your inbox. Depending on the size of your emails it might take as long as 24 hours for all your data to be updated

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  • Congratulations! You now have access to your Outlook 2013.