• Outlook 2016 can only connect to Exchange using AutoDiscover feature. A special DNS record must be configured for your domain in order for you to take advantage of the Outlook 2016.
  • Currently Outlook 2016 profile cannot be created with Outlook profile helper tool.
  • Outlook 2016 doesn't support manual setup for Exchange accounts.
  • Outlook 2016 does not support Exchange 2007 mailboxes. Only Exchange 2010 and later versions are supported.

To set up Outlook 2016:

  1. Navigate to Windows Control Panel > Mail > Show Profiles > Add. Specify your Profile Name and click OK.
    Mail New Profile
  2. On the Auto Account Setup page type your name, primary email address, and your mailbox password twice, then click Next. 
    Auto Account Setup
  3. Outlook 2016 will start configuring your account. When you get a security prompt, check the box Don’t ask me about this website again and then click Allow.
    Security Autodiscover Prompt
  4. Windows Security window might then prompt your user name and password. Enter your primary email address in the User name box and type your mailbox password and click
    Login credentials
  5. Outlook 2016 will discover your email server settings finish configuration of your email account. Once you see all steps as completed, you can click Finish. Now you can open your new profile in Outlook 2016.