ACCT.EDU Email Setup
The following steps will walk you through migrating your email from the old email system (firstname.lastname@example.org) to the new one (email@example.com). You can only import your old emails from outlook. So you need to make sure that you have Microsoft Outlook in your computer.
If you already have a firstname.lastname@example.org email and you want to import your previous emails to email@example.com, please follow the steps below thoroughly. But if you never had firstname.lastname@example.org email you can skip the first 2 stages and start from stage 3.
Stage 1. If your email@example.com is not already configured in outlook, please click on the link below to get the instructions to set it up. If you already are using Outlook you can skip to Stage 2.
Stage 2. Export all your emails from firstname.lastname@example.org using outlook. Follow the instruction on the link below.
Stage 3. You have exported email@example.com to your computer. The next step is to import those emails to firstname.lastname@example.org. First let’s make sure you have access to email@example.com and let’s set it up for the first time. Please follow the instructions on the link below to do so.
Stage 4. Configure firstname.lastname@example.org on Outlook. Follow the instruction on the link below.
Stage 5. Import your old emails to email@example.com. This procedure can only be done using outlook. Once it is imported you can then check your emails using outlook or the web interface at http://portal.office.com. Follow the instruction on the link below.
Step 6. Once you have done all the above steps, you need to send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org to configure an auto-responder on your *@acct2day.org email. In addition IT will enable any emails send to your old email to be automatically forwarded to your *@acct.edu email.