Outlook 365 KIT mailbox


Kaspersky or Bitdefender blocks Outlook: If you use Kaspersky or Bitdefender as an antivirus program, you must enter oa.kit.edu and autodiscover.kit.edu as trusted addresses.

  • Kaspersky Internet Security
    • Settings\Network settings\Trusted addresses
  • Kasperky Business
    • Basic protection\Protection against web threats\Trusted web addresses
    • General settings\Network settings\Trusted addresses
  • Bitdefender
    • Protection\Online Threat Protection\Manage Exceptions\Exceptions

Add another account in Outlook:

"File - Account Settings - Account Settings - New".

Create new Outlook profile in Windows:

  • In the search box on the taskbar, type "Control Panel" and then select Control Panel App.
  • In the Control Panel search box, type "Mail" and then select "Mail (Microsoft Outlook)".
  • Click "View Profiles".

If you have multiple Outlook profiles, pay attention to which profile is used when Outlook starts or enable profile selection.

When adding a new profile, the old account wizard may be used, see Outlook 2016.


  • The first time you start Outlook, you will be greeted by a wizard to set up your account, which you should follow.
  • Enter the following data:
    • Email address: firstname.lastname∂kit.edu as employee.
      (Students: uxxxx∂student.kit.edu; Guests and Partners: ab1234∂partner.kit.edu).
    • Advanced options - I want to set up my account manually: Yes
  • Click "Connect."
  • Select "Exchange" as the account type
  • You may need to log in with your KIT account.
    • Username: firstname.lastname∂kit.edu as employee.
      (Students: uxxxx∂student.kit.edu; Guests and Partners: ab1234∂partner.kit.edu)
    • Password: your corresponding password.
  • Adjust the cache settings to make sure everything is synced, and then click Next.
  • Click "Process Complete."

Outlook configuration is successfully completed.