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Microsoft Entourage 2008

Setting Up an Account

The emailing system Microsoft Entourage is the Macintosh equivalent of Microsoft Outlook for Windows. This document explains how to access Entourage and how to use the Setup Assistant to set up your email account.

return to topAccessing Entourage

These instructions explain how to access Entourage.

  1. From the Dock, click ENTOURAGEEntourage icon
    OR
    Double click the FINDER icon » select Applications » Microsoft Office 2008 » Microsoft Entourage

return to topConfiguring an Account Manually

Once you have accessed Entourage, you will have to configure an account to access your University email.

  1. From the Tools menu, select Accounts...
    The Accounts dialog box appears.
    Accounts dialog box

  2. Click theDown Arrow buttonnext to NewNew account button» select Exchange...
    The Account Setup Assistant dialog box appears.
    Account Setup Assistant dialog box
  3. Click CONFIGURE ACCOUNT MANUALLY
    The Edit Account dialog box appears.
    Edit Account Dialog Box

  4. Select the Account Settings tab

  5. In the Account name text box, type the desired account name
    NOTE: The Account name appears at the top of the Folder list in Entourage.

  6. In the Name text box, type your name

  7. In the E-mail address text box, type your email address

  8. In the Account ID text box, type your username

  9. In the Domain text box, type UWEC

  10. In the Password text box, type your password

  11. Select Save password in my Mac OS keychain
    NOTE: A check mark appears when the option is selected.

  12. In the Exchange Server text box, type https://webmail.uwec.edu

  13. Select the Advanced Settings tab

  14. In the Public Folders Server text box, type cherrypepsi/public

  15. In the LDAP Server text box, type bacon

  16. Click OK
    NOTES: The Account Information dialog box appears.

  17. Type the appropriate information

  18. Click OK
    Entourage begins to update all of your email files, which may take several minutes.

  19. Close the Accounts dialog box

return to topConfiguring an Account Automatically

Once you have accessed Entourage, you will have to configure an account to access you university email.

  1. From the Tools menu, select Accounts...
    The Accounts dialog box appears.
    Accounts dialog box

  2. Click NEWNew account button
    The New Account dialog box appears.

  3. Click SETUP ASSISTANT
    The Account Setup Assistant dialog box appears.

  4. In the E-mail address text box, type your existing email address

  5. Select My account is on an Exchange server
    NOTES:
    All University email accounts are on an exchange server.
    A checkmark appears in the box when it is selected.

  6. Click RIGHT ARROWright arrow
    The Account Information dialog box appears.

  7. In the Domain text box, type UWEC

  8. In the User ID text box, type your username

  9. In the Password text box, type your password

  10. Click OK
    The Account Information dialog box closes.

  11. Click RIGHT ARROWright arrow
    A dialog box appears indicating whether the configuration succeeded.

  12. Click RIGHT ARROWright arrow
    The Verify and Complete Settings dialog box appears.

  13. Verify the information

  14. Click RIGHT ARROWright arrow
    A dialog box appears asking if you want to verify account settings.

  15. Click VERIFY MY SETTINGS
    Your account settings are verified.

  16. Click RIGHT ARROWright arrow
    A dialog box appears informing you setup is complete.

  17. In the Account name text box, type the desired account name
    NOTE: The Account name appears at the top of the Folder list in Entourage.

  18. Click FINISH

  19. Click OK
    NOTE: The Account Information dialog box appears.

  20. Type the appropriate information and click OK
    NOTE: Entourage updates your email files. This may take several minutes.

  21. Close the Accounts dialog box

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