This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
How To Video: Get Microsoft Exchange e-mail in Mac OS X Snow Leopard
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

How To Video: Get Microsoft Exchange e-mail in Mac OS X Snow Leopard

1:31 /

New Exchange integration lets you get your Outlook mail in Apple's Mail app.

One big advantage to Mac OS X's Snow Leopard version over Leopard is its integrated Microsoft Exchange support. So if your company uses Microsoft Outlook and Exchange, you can now get your Exchange e-mail in the Apple Mail application. Here's how it works. Launch Mail. If you don't get the wizard, go to Mail, choose preferences, accounts, then press the plus symbol under the accounts pane. Put in your name, e-mail address, and email account password. Then press continue. Under account type, choose Exchange 2007. Your company must be running this version of Exchange. Not all companies do, so check with your friendly neighborhood SysAdmin. Give this account a name. Then put in your mail server, again provided by whomever runs your exchange server. Make sure your user name and password are entered correctly. You can also choose to integrate your calendar and contacts. Press Continue. Then choose SSL if your Exchange system supports it. One hopes it does, And press Continue again. Check Take Account online, review the summary to make sure it looks correct. Then Press Create. It may take awhile the first time, but eventually you should start to see your Exchange e-mail in the Mail app. Enjoy your new company Mac. I'm Tom Merritt, CNET.com.

New releases

Tomorrow Daily 043: Time traveling...
24:00 August 27, 2014
On today's show, we discuss using virtual reality as an illusion of time travel, check out Royal Carribbean's...
Play video
Easily run Windows and Mac OS...
2:49 August 27, 2014
Parallels Desktop 10 makes switching between operating systems a snap
Play video
Not quite high caliber blendin...
2:41 August 27, 2014
Beneath the overblown health hype, the NutriBullet works well enough, but doesn't stand out from less expensive...
Play video
Melitta's cheap drip makes bitter...
2:07 August 27, 2014
Think twice about choosing the Melitta 10-Cup Coffeemaker to save cash.
Play video
Too-hot tech: Overheating Surface...
2:55 August 27, 2014
Hewlett-Packard recalls more than 6 million defective power cords, Microsoft promises a fix for overheating...
Play video
The gigantic Lexus GX 460
5:59 August 27, 2014
Lexus' second largest SUV may be a better fit for big luxury drivers.
Play video
The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 speakers...
1:50 August 27, 2014
The Bowers and Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific but aren't the best choice for punk...
Play video
Plantronics BackBeat Pro: A full-size...
2:33 August 27, 2014
The $250/£250 BackBeat Pro is Plantronic's version of the Beats Studio Wireless, with noise canceling inc...
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre