Software & Apps MS Office What Are the Outlook.com Exchange Settings? Access Outlook.com mail in your favorite email client by Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated on February 24, 2020 reviewed by Michael Barton Heine Jr Lifewire Tech Review Board Member Michael Heine is a CompTIA-certified writer, editor, and Network Engineer with 25+ years' experience working in the television, defense, ISP, telecommunications, and education industries. our review board Article reviewed on Jun 11, 2020 Michael Barton Heine Jr MS Office Outlook Word Excel Powerpoint Tweet Share Email You need the Outlook.com Exchange server settings to set up Outlook Mail in your email program as an Exchange account. With the right Exchange server configuration strings and ports, not only can you send and receive email using an Outlook.com account, but you can also access your online folders, contacts, calendars, to-do items, and more. Information in this article applies to Outlook.com and Outlook Online. Outlook.com Exchange Server Settings These are the correct Exchange settings you need for Outlook Mail: Setting Type Setting Value Exchange Server address: outlook.office365.com Exchange port: 443 Exchange username: Your full Outlook.com email address Exchange password: Your Outlook.com password Exchange TLS/SSL encryption required: Yes The full URL of the Exchange Server address is https://outlook.office365.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx. Create and use an application password if your Outlook.com account uses two-factor authentication. Rawpixel Tips and More Information Connecting to an Exchange server with the information from above is possible so long as the email client supports Exchange. Some examples include Microsoft Outlook for Windows and Mac, Outlook for iOS and Android, and other email applications like iOS Mail and eM Client. As an alternative to Outlook.com Exchange access, you can also set up an email program to download mail from Outlook.com using the IMAP or using POP protocols. IMAP and POP are less convenient, though, and are limited to email-only access. To send mail through the email program, you need to use SMTP settings, since POP and IMAP only cover downloading messages. More from Lifewire Outlook.com IMAP Server Settings What Are the Outlook.com POP Server Settings? A Guide to Access Outlook.com via POP in an Email Program The Top Free POP and IMAP Email Services How to Request Read Receipts in Microsoft Outlook Access Outlook Mail (Outlook.com) in Mozilla Thunderbird Here Are the IMAP Settings You Need to Set up Gmail How to Access Outlook.com Email With Apple Mail How to Access Gmail in Outlook.com How Access Zoho Mail in Any Email Application With IMAP How to Access Gmail With Outlook for Mac How to Set up Gmail in Outlook How to Create a New Outlook.com Email Account What Are the Zoho Mail Exchange ActiveSync Settings? How to Access Yahoo Mail With Outlook What Are the Zoho Mail POP3 Settings?