Setting up an Exchange Online / Office 365 email account on BlackBerry 10 in 20 steps (finally)

  1. Launch Settings from the home screen.
  2. Select Accounts, and then Add Account.
  3. Select Email, Contacts and Calendar.
  4. Type in your email address and tap Next.
  5. Enter in the password for the email account and tap Next.
  6. (If the setup wizard is not able to determine the server settings to use automatically, you will be prompted to enter them manually. Tap Continue).
  7. Tap on Advanced.
  8. Select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync as the account type.
  9. Description: (optional)
  10. Domain: blank
  11. Username: type in your Exchange Online / Office 365 email account (james@privateclouds.pro).
  12. Email Address: type in your Exchange Online / Office 365 email account (james@privateclouds.pro).
  13. Password: your password (it is the same password which you use for login at https://portal.microsoftonline.com)
  14. SERVER ADDRESS: outlook.office365.com
  15. Port: 443
  16. Leave the rest with default configuration (Use SSl – ON; Use VPN – Off; Push – On…)
  17. After you complete all required fields tap Next.
  18. (If the setup wizard is not able to verify the identity of the SSL certificate on the server, you will be prompted to confirm. Tap Continue).
  19. Select the mailbox items you wish to synchronise. Tap Done.
  20. (Again if prompted to verify the identity of the certificate, tap Continue.)

Your account will now be listed. Tapping on the entry allows you to edit the settings further. Our main purpose for that article was to show you which is the SERVER ADDRESS for Office 365 / Exchange Online email account.