Email for Staff & PGR
Guidance for email service Outlook, hosted by Microsoft
The email and calendaring service for research postgraduates and staff is Outlook Desktop and Outlook Web App (OWA), both hosted by Microsoft Office 365.
Whether you are on or off campus, you can always access your email account using Outlook Web App. Log into Outlook on the Web (OWA) www.outlook.com/abdn.ac.uk using email@example.com (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and password.
Or, if you prefer, you can download the dedicated Outlook App for your Android or iOS device. The videos provide guidance on how to connect your devices.
You can also find guidance on dealing with Junk mail and email etiquette in our Guides section, and instructions for delaying emails in the Links section.
Last updated on 22 November 2021
- Writing effective email at work
- General guidance and etiquette
- Junk Mail and SPAM
- Bulk email guidelines
- Useful Features in Outlook
- Out of office Automatic Replies
- Creating email signatures
- Using the Global Address List (GAL)
- Using folders
- Creating Inbox rules
- Creating and using email templates
- Contacts and contact groups
- Adding and Using a Generic Email Account
- Turn off Outlook Auto-Complete
- Organising your Inbox - Hints and tips
- Exporting using .pst files
Email on Personal Computer
Email on Mobile Device
This resource was provided by Training and Documentation.
The Training and Documentation Team publish a range of user guides to help you use University IT facilities and supported software. They also host regular training sessions supporting Microsoft 365 applications including Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook, and PowerPoint. These are advertised in the Course Booking System.