Microsoft 365 email - Windows

Microsoft 365 email is a cloud email service provided to UVic students through our Microsoft 365 subscription. Here are some common support questions about using your Microsoft 365 email account on a Windows device.

Please note: this support information has only been tested on devices running supported versions of the Windows operating system.

Check your email

You can check your email online through any modern web browser at

Just login with your Netlink ID and password!

Add your email to Outlook

If you prefer checking your email with a desktop mail client, you can add your email to Outlook 365. See Microsoft Support article: Add an email account to Outlook

Get Outlook 365 for Windows

You can download Outlook 365 for Windows 10 at

Just login with your Netlink ID and password!

Can I add my email to the Windows mail app?

The Windows mail app is not compatible with UVic Microsoft 365 email accounts because it doesn't support modern authentication methods. 

We recommend using a supported Outlook client for full functionality of your UVic email account.

Helpful Outlook support links