University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Email

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN Email

Table of contents

  • How to access your new mailbox
  • How to pull in your GroupWise (or other) email
  • Watch some videos to help you get started
  • Mobile phones and devices
  • Set up a desktop email client
  • Need help?

Be sure to watch the short (just 3 and a half minutes long) “Getting started with myUKZN” video before you start using your myUKZN mailbox.


How to access your new mailbox

  1. Before you access your new mailbox for the first time, you need to change your UKZN password via Password Self-Service
  2. Then, open a browser and go to http://www.outlook.com
  3. Sign in using
    • your new email username: studentnumber@stu.ukzn.ac.za (Do you see the ‘my’ that’s been added in to your email address?)
    • and the password that you just changed.
  4. Your mailbox opens.

 

How to pull in your GroupWise (or other) email

  1. From within your mailbox, click Options then select See All Options.
  2. It opens up a new screen. Click Connected Accounts.
  3. A new screen opens. Click New… and type in your old email address (studentnumber@stu.ukzn.ac.za) and the password that you just changed.
  4. Click Next and click Finish.
  5. It will begin pulling in your email.

 


Get the best from your myUKZN account

Watch these short video tutorials to see how to use your Outlook Live mailbox.  All video resources are in WMV format.

Start off with the basics
  • User interface basics
See how to attach documents and files
  • Add documents and files
Set up auto-replies and email signatures
  • Auto-replies and email signatures
Use the calendar
  • Calendar basics
Get organised
  • Categories and tasks
Use the Office Web Apps
  • Co-authoring in Office 2010
  • Co-authoring in Office Web Apps
  • Office Web Apps part 1
  • Office Web Apps part 2
Create rules to do stuff
  • Rules
Work with email groups
  • Email groups
Get used to your SkyDrive
  • Basics
  • Share a folder

 

Mobile phones and devices

Server settings(used by IMAP clients and some mobile devices) External IMAP settingsUsername: Studentnumber@stu.ukzn.ac.za
Password: Your UKZN mail password
Server: pod51013.outlook.com
Port: 993
Encryption method: SSL
External SMTP settingsUsername: Studentnumber@stu.ukzn.ac.za
Password: Your UKZN mail password
Server Name: pod51013.outlook.com
Port: 587
Encryption method: TLS

Android

Select an option from the two listed below:Option 1: Activesync (Note: Not all Android phones support this option.)

Option 2: IMAP

Blackberry

Follow these instructions:Blackberry Curve

Blackberry Pearl

Apple iPhone/iPad

Select an option from the two listed below:Option 1 (Preferred): Exchange Mail

Option 2: IMAP

Windows Mobile

Follow these instructions:Windows Mobile

Nokia (Symbian)

Select an option from the two listed below.Option 1: Mail for Exchange Follow instructions for an ActiveSync setup.

Note: Mail for Exchange is integrated to the latest Nokia device models including Nokia E7, Nokia E6, Nokia E75, Nokia E72, Nokia E55, Nokia E52, Nokia E5, Nokia N8, Nokia N86 8MP, Nokia C7, Nokia C6, Nokia 6730 classic, Nokia 6710 Navigator and Nokia 6700 slide. (More information)

For other S60-based devices, Mail for Exchange can be downloaded and installed on your mobile phone by following these instructions.

Option 2: IMAP

 

 


Email clients

You can also install a desktop client and use that to view your myUKZN account. These instructions show you how.

Outlook

Outlook 2003: Only IMAP is supportedOutlook 2007

Outlook 2010

Outlook Express

Outlook Express

Windows Mail

Windows Mail

Windows Live Mail

Windows Live Mail 2009Windows Live Mail 2011

Apple Mac

Outlook for Mac 2011Entourage for MacOS

Mail for MacOS

Thunderbird

Thunderbird 2.0Thunderbird 3.0

 


Need help?

Go to http://help.outlook.com/

or

Contact your lab administrator