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Generic Desktop and Mobile Client Settings for Office 365

ActiveSync

Note:  When setting up the iPhone profile, enter your email address, and then an incorrect SUNetID password.  This will get you to the place where you can manually enter the rest of the settings more quickly.  You'll later enter the correct SUNetID password.

  • Server: outlook.office365.com
  • User Name: your SUNet ID@stanford.edu
  • Password: your SUNet ID password
  • Domain: (blank)

IMAP

To request access to IMAP, please submit a Help request.

Incoming server settings

  • Incoming server: outlook.office365.com
  • User name: your SUNet ID@stanford.edu
  • Authentication type: Passwords
  • Password: your SUNet ID password
  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): Required
  • Port: 993

Outgoing server settings

  • Outgoing server: smtp.stanford.edu
  • Server requires authentication: Yes
  • User name: your SUNet ID@stanford.edu
  • Authentication type: Password
  • Password: your SUNet ID password
  • Save password: No
  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL): Required
  • Port: 465 (you can also use 25)

POP

University IT recommends that you avoid using POP when possible. To request access to POP, please submit a Help request.

Do not delete your Zimbra POP account; disable it. Otherwise, you could lose your old POP email. Avoid changing your old account settings to the new account settings. Set up a new account.


Note: There is a known issue when using POP with Outlook 2016. See the Microsoft article  Email is deleted from server or duplicated in Outlook 2016 when downloaded using POP3 for more information.

Last modified October 3, 2017