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Outlook (Android): How to Setup

How to setup Outlook to work on an Android phone.

The recommended and supported option for accessing UW-Stout email on all mobile devices is the Outlook Mobile App.

Install Outlook Application

Note: Please see the Office 365 (Outlook): Accessing Email on Phone article for current steps from Microsoft.  
  1. Open the Google Play Store.

    Google Play Store

  2. Search for Outlook and click Install for the Microsoft Outlook application.

    Install Outlook

Sign In

  1. Open the Outlook application.

    Open Outlook

  2. Click Getting Started.

    Getting Started

  3. If you have any other accounts signed in on your phone, you will need to uncheck the box next to those emails.
    Click Skip.

    Don't add previous accounts

  4. Enter your full UW Stout email address and then click Continue.

    Enter UW Stout Email Address

  5. Enter your UW Stout password and then click Sign In.

    Enter UW Stout Password

  6. Click Activate to allow UW Stout to administer the Outlook Application.

    Activate Administrator Access

  7. Read the Outlook Device Policy and click Activate to accept the policy.

    Activate Device Policy

  8. When asked to add another account, click Skip.

    Skip Adding Second Account

  9. Press Skip again.

  10. You are now signed in and should see your inbox populating.

    Outlook Inbox


  • You must have a password or PIN set to lock your device. Having a swipe unlock is not allowed per the Device Policy.

  • If you have forgotten your password, it can be reset at

  • Please contact the Technology Helpdesk if you have any issues.

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Keywords:android phone galaxy outlook email setup app native   Doc ID:92021
Owner:Larissa H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2019-05-29 10:36 CDTUpdated:2019-06-07 10:15 CDT
Sites:UW Stout
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