Updated on Jul 24, 2012
Breathe in. Breathe Out. Take a moment – because it’s going to take a moment or two. The first time you log in to Outlook, it is going to be a little slow. Don’t be sad – once the emails are cached locally, Outlook will run – I’ll go out on a limb and say – it will run even faster than GroupWise.
What can you expect on Day 1 of Outlook: I’m picturing rainbows and a general sense of well being.
Reboot: If you came in to the college and your computer was already on, Restart your Computer.
Log In: Login to your computer as you normally do.
New Password: You’re going to log into either Outlook Web or you’re going to open Outlook on your desktop. Make sure you know your new outlook login and password. (Hint: It was sent on April 24th to your myDouglas and GW accounts). Put the information somewhere safe, that only you can access. Sticky notes are not a good idea.
Outlook Profile: For Outlook client, on your pc desktop, you will see the Outlook Icon on your desktop. When you click it on, you are going to have to create an Outlook profile. You need to tell Outlook who you are: Instructions for creating an Outlook Profile. This will only happen the first time you log into Outlook on this computer.
Your Outlook account should have email from now back to Oct 2011. Your Outlook should have the ability to send and receive emails.
Three things you might want to accomplish on Day 1:
Remember: If you need help. Phone the Help Desk at 5330.
Good Luck – Breathe