Setting Up School Email on a Computer

Whether you have a Windows or a Mac computer, you can set up your school email to be delivered to the mail program of your choice. 


1. Click the Windows icon at the bottom left of the screen.


2. Click Settings.


3. Search for Mail in the Find a setting box.

Find a setting

4. Select Email & accounts from the list.

Find a setting

5. Click Add a work or school account.

Add a work or school account

6. Sign in using your BYU-Idaho address (it should be the first three letters of your last name followed by five numbers, for example, then click Next.


7. You will be directed to the BYU-Idaho login page. Log in using your BYU-Idaho username and password. Unless you are on the school's network, you will need to authenticate with Duo. 

byui login

8. You now have your school account on your computer.

school account



Outlook 2016 & 2019

1. Open Outlook. 

2. A window will open asking for your email address. Enter your BYU-Idaho email, then click Continue.


3. Enter your BYU-Idaho username and password, then click Login. Unless you are on the school's network, you will need to authenticate with Duo.

byui login

4. A window will appear confirming that your account has been set up.

  • If you would like to add another account, select Add Another Account.
  • If you would not, select Done.

add another account

Apple Mail

1. Open Microsoft Exchange

2. In the pop-up window that appears: 

  • In Name, enter your name (optional). 
  • In Email Address, enter
  • In Password, enter your BYU-Idaho password. 
  • Unless you are connected to the school's network, you will need to authenticate with Duo. 

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