Tips to Access Outlook Web App
Outlook Web App is a browser based e-mail client. It was earlier known as Outlook Web Access .With Outlook Web App, you get easy access to your Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox, which you can access using any web browser.
Outlook Web App gives you easy access to your e-mails, contacts and calendars for business or other Microsoft Exchange based e-mail via any web browser. Below is the image for Outlook Web App in Exchange Server 2010-
Before we provide the tips on how to access Outlook Web App, you need to gather a bit of information. Contact your network administrator or local Helpdesk to find out if your Exchange account has Outlook Web App enabled or not. If Outlook Web App is enabled then ask for the URL address of Outlook Web App. Generally it is in the given format – https://<Domain Name>/OWA
Following are the tips that will allow you access to Outlook Web App.
- Open a web browser, in this case the Internet Explorer, type Outlook Web App address in the address bar, and press the ‘Enter’ key.
- If a certificate warning appears on your screen, click ‘Continue to this website (not recommended)
Remember this certificate warning also appears if incorrect certificate is being used in the Exchange server. It is suggested that, if it below given security certificate appears on your computer screen; report this issue to your network administrator.
Once you reach the Outlook Web App sign-in page, enter your user name and password in the given fields and then click on ‘Sign in’ tab. Your username may be in either of the following formats–
Mostly, the username and password are the logon name and password that you use to login to your organizations network or PC. But if your Outlook Web App username and password is not known to you, then you will need to contact your network administrator.
With these easy to use tips, no matter where you are or what you are doing; you are just a click away from Outlook Web App access. Use these guidelines and enjoy hassle free access to all your office e-mails, calendars and contacts.