Microsoft Outlook is a well-known email client that comes with Microsoft Office suite. Outlook helps users connect to email servers running Microsoft Exchange which in turn allows users to read emails on their computer. As Outlook functions on a physical computer, it’s not possible to access it on the go. This is what makes users look for a workaround to enable the Outlook Web Access tool in Microsoft Exchange. Using this utility, you will be able to access your mail server through a secure Web page and reach a Web-based interface of your email that makes you feel the experience of Microsoft Outlook. To know how to view your work mailbox using Outlook Web Access, follow the step-by-step instructions provided below.
Steps to Access Outlook Work Email
1.) On your computer, open a web browser and enter the URL for your Outlook Web Access server In the address bar and press Enter key on your keyboard.
NOTE: If you don’t know your server URL, you can access this information from the mail server administrator of your company.
2.) If prompted, you will need to select the appropriate box to specify your security preference as for whether you are using a public, shared computer or a private network.
3.) Next, you will need to select the type of email client you wish to use the web interface of. You may either get a choice between a basic or premium interface or you may get a checkbox option to select a light version of Outlook Web Access. You can choose light or basic option if you are using a computer that has a basic system configuration and slower internet connection.
4.) Then, you will need to enter your username and password in the provided fields and click on the Sign In or Log On button to access and view your Mailbox.
NOTE: In case of some server, you might need to enter your domain before your username (separated by a “backslash” character). For example, if your username is “xyzuser” and your domain is “accounts”, you will need to enter “accountsxyzuser” in the prompted field.
And this is how you can easily access your Outlook for work email account from other location and on other computers and network.