If you are like me, you check your email every 5 minutes, from everywhere. Being an iPhone user, I check my private as well as my corporate emails on it from the time I leave the house (or while I have breakfast) until I go to bed (just to make sure that I didn’t miss any important email! Though I rarely get one that I would classify as this important…).

Checking my Office 365 based email account on it is a fairly easy process, setting it up requires less than 5 minutes.

First, go to the iPhone’s settings. Click on Mail, Contacts, Calendars8

Next, select Add Account…
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As Office 365 uses Microsoft Exchange (naturally…), click on Microsoft Exchange
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You now need to enter your account information. Under both Email and Username, enter your email address. Leave Domain blank and enter your Password. Enter a descriptive name (for example again your email address) under Description
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The iPhone will then try to establish a connection to the server. If it was successful, you can see a bit more information, a field called Server will show up and be filled with the relevant server URL.
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If the server URL is missing, you can actually find it out by going to your web based Outlook, and select About under the help link:
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A new window will pop up, and you can find the correct server URL under External POP setting:
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After you confirm, as a final step you can then select what you want to synchronise. Choose a combination of Mail,Contacts, and Calendars.
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If you need further help setting up your Email client, visit the official site: http://help.outlook.com/en-US/140/cc875966.aspx, or the specific article for the iPhone: http://help.outlook.com/en-us/beta/dd125429.aspx

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