Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 - Mail Setup

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Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 offers an Apple compatible version of Outlook 2011. Please follow the below details to configure Office for Mac 2011 (Outlook for Mac 2011) to work with your email account.


Setup Email on Office for Mac 2011


To configure Outlook for Mac 2011 with your Shaw e-mail account:


  1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2011
  2. Select the Outlook menu in the upper left hand corner (Example 1)
  3. Select Preferences, from this window click Accounts (Example 2)
  4. Click the button next to E-mail Account (Example 3)
  5. Enter the following Server information (Example 4)
    1. E-mail address: Your full Shaw e-mail address
    2. Password: Your Shaw e-mail password
    3. User name: Your Shaw e-mail without the domain (
    4. Type: POP
    5. Incoming server: (“Override default port” and “Use SSL to connect” both unchecked)
    6. Outgoing server: (“Override default port” checked and “Use SSL to connect” checked. Once “Override default port” has been checked you will be able to change the Port number next to the server to 587)
  6. Before closing the Accounts window, click the More Options button at the bottom (Example 5)
  7. From the Authentication dropdown, select Use Incoming Server Info
  8. Click OK




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Example 1Example 2Example 3Example 4Example 5

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