Using Mac OS X, how do I configure Mail, Calendar, and Contacts for my IU Exchange account?

Note:
To configure a desktop client to read your Imail or Umail account, see Configuring an email client for Imail or Umail.

These instructions assume you are using Mac OS X 10.8 or later.

You can use Mac OS X's built-in Mail, Calendar, and Contacts applications to access your IU Exchange account:

  1. Open System Preferences. It will normally be in the Dock, but you can also select it from the Apple menu.
  2. From the View menu in System Preferences, select Internet Accounts or Mail, Contacts & Calendars.
  3. In the preference window, click Exchange or Microsoft Exchange in the right column.
  4. In the sheet that appears, enter your name in the "Name:" field. In the "Email address:" field, enter your primary IU email address; see At IU, what is my email address? Next to "Password:", enter your IU passphrase.
  5. Click Sign In or Continue. Click Continue again if you are presented with an account summary.
  6. In the next window, you will have the option of choosing which application to configure. They will all be selected by default. Click Done or Add Account to complete your account setup.

If you wish, you may make additional configuration changes within the preferences of the individual Mail, Calendar, and Contacts applications.

Warning:
When mail is deleted from Mac OS X Mail, the messages go to the Trash folder as usual. However, messages deleted from this folder do not go to the Exchange retention area, and they are not recoverable. Additionally, mail that is hard-deleted via Option-Delete skips the Trash folder and also does not go into the retention area.

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