Email Setup @ BYUI

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On-Campus Settings

On-campus users are treated royally.  Outlook will automatically recognize you through the magic of "AutoDiscover"!

Allow AutoDiscover to configure your server settings.

If you see the message, "Allow this website to configure server settings?", simply answer "Allow".

Off-Campus Settings

  • Many email programs, such as, Hotmail and Gmail will allow you to retrieve messages from another email address using either POP3 or IMAP. BYU-Idaho does not directly support connecting a your email account in this way to any clients except Outlook or Entourage, but if you choose to use a different application, the below configuration will allow you to download messages.
  • To change your server settings refer to the information below. The examples below are for an employee with johndoe123 as his BYU-Idaho User Name (formerly known as a net-id).

Outlook 2010/2013 for Windows

The easiest way to set up Outlook is through something called "Outlook Anywhere" and documented at

Macintosh Users

Mobile Phone Users

POP3 Users

  • Incoming Server:
  • Port: 995
  • Save Messages on Server: Yes
    • (By default, POP3 will extract your e-mail messages from your BYU-Idaho mailbox. Make sure to leave a copy of the messages on the server so that you can still access them through the BYU-Idaho Exchange system.)
  • Encryption: SSL
  • Username: (be sure to include the

More POP3 Support

IMAP Users

IMAP leaves all of your email on the server, and allows you to access it from multiple computers and other devices all at the same time.

  • Server:
  • Port: 993
  • Encryption: SSL
  • Username:

More about IMAP

SMTP Users

  • Server:
  • Port: 587
  • Encryption: TLS
  • My Server Requires Authentication: Yes
  • Require Secure Password Authentication: NO
  • Log on Using:

More SMTP Support

(SMTP is not supported from off-campus or through cell phones)

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