How to setup an Office365 email on iOS

NOTE: There is now an updated guide to setup Office365 using the OWA App. Click Here for instructions.


1) To setup an Office365 email account on an Apple device, open the “Settings” app

settings app


2) From the menu on the left hand side, select “Mail, Contacts, Calendars

mail and contacts


3) Select “Add Account” from the sub menu on the right hand side.

add account


4) Next you will be presented with a list of various email hosts. It’s a common assumption to select “” at this point, however, select “Other“.

mail type


5) Select “Add Mail Account

add mail account


6) Now you can fill in some basic email information. The “Name” field is your name, and the “Description” field can be called anything e.g “My School Email”. Once these are filled in, tap “Next” in the top right corner.

initial details


7) The next screen requires a little more information.

  • Incoming Mail Server – Host Name:
  • Outgoing Mail Server – Host Name:

The “Username” and “Password” fields should be filled in using your email credentials. Once completed, tap “Next” in the top right corner.

extended details


8) If everything has been entered correctly, the account should get verified after a few seconds and you will be presented with the screen below. Tap “Save” in the top right corner – your Office365 email is now setup on your Apple device.

final save



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