Microsoft Outlook 2016 is our email client, which can be run from the start menu on all University PCs.
Authenticate with your email address e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org, and your usual network password.
Some of the differences between Outlook 2016 and web-based Outlook are listed below.
Outlook 2016 (client based): when logging in to Outlook 2016, you can tick the box to remember your password for future logins.
Office 365 (web based): you will always have to log in, either to the Staff Intranet before clicking on the 'Mail (Office 365)' icon, or directly at mail.chi.ac.uk
Outlook 2016 (client based): even if Outlook is minimised, you will still see new email notifications in the system tray
Office 365 (web based): if you minimise your browser you won't know you have new email until you maximise it again
Outlook 2016 (client based): you can setup multiple email signatures. Then, before sending the email, you can choose which signature you wish to use from a dropdown list
Office 365 (web based): you can only setup or insert one signature
Multiple calendars side-by-side:
Outlook 2016 (client based): you can show 2 or more calendars side-by-side, or alternatively overlay 2 or more calendars into one view
Office 365 (web based): if you select multiple calendars in web version, all calendars are overlaid into one calendar view, there is no side-by-side view
How to access
Outlook 2016: is available on all University PCs from the start menu (used only on your main computer/s, otherwise access your email via Office 365)