Using Email in Office 365 Web Access

Office 365 Web Portal can be accessed by UConn faculty and staff at When logging into the office 365 portal, you can only view 1 account at time.

Logging In

Sending a New Email Message

Creating Inbox Rules for Spam

Opening Another Mailbox/Shared Resource

Forwarding Your University Email Account

Logging In

1. Go to

2. Click Login to the Office 365 Portal on the right hand side of the screen.
Login to the Office 365 Portal

3. Login using the following credentials:

o   Username:

o   Password: NetID Password

Click Sign in.

Sign in


4. Select the Mail icon to access your emails.


Sending a New Email Message

1. After logging in, select New in the upper left hand corner.

2. A new message draft will appear on the right hand side of your screen. Click the double window icon to open the message in a new window. All other fields should be self-explanatory.
Double Window

Creating Inbox Rules for Spam

If the client has issues with Spam emails appearing in their inbox, they can create a rule to send them to the Junk Email box.

1. Click the gear icon in the upper right hand corner.


2. In the drop down menu that appears, select Options.

3. On the left hand sidebar, under the Mail section and the Automatic processing subsection, select Inbox rules.
Inbox rules

4. Select the + icon to create a new rule.

5. Under Name, type “Spam Rule.”

6. Under When the message arrives, and, select It includes these words and then select in the subject or body…

in the subject or body

7. In the new window that appears, type {SPAM?} and click the + icon. SPAM

8. It should now appear in the list below. You can select the pencil icon to edit it or the trash can icon to delete it. Click OK once you are satisfied.                                                                                            OK

9. Under Do the following, you will select the action you want to perform. Select Move, copy, or delete, then select Move the message to folder…

Move the message to folder

10. Select Junk Email and then OK.                                                                                                                 Junk Email

11. Review your selected actions. Select OK near the top.                                                                                    OK2

12. You will be taken back to the list of your Inbox rules where you can reorder or edit them as needed.

Opening Another Mailbox

Clients will need to at times open another resource mailbox and toggle between their email address and the resource mailbox.

1. After logging in, click the person icon in the upper right hand corner.                                                      Person

2. Select Open another mailbox…                                                                                                                Open another mailbox

3. Type in the resource number for the shared mailbox you want to access. Click Search contacts and directory.                                                                                                                                                Search contacts and directory

4. The shared mailbox you are looking for should appear. Select Open.                                                         Open another mailbox (1)

5. A new tab will open with the shared mailbox you are trying to access. You can go back to your other tab to access your mailbox.


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