Configure Office 365 on iPad via IMAP


This guide shows you how to configure email through Office 365 on your Apple iPad.

Please note: If you are encountering problems after your mailbox has been migrated to Office 365 - please first delete your existing profile and create a new one by following the instructions below:


  1. Click on Settings on the Home screen. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars

  2. Click Add Account

  3. Click Other. The following screen will appear.

  4. Click Add Mail Account. Enter your details, using your LSE email and password. For Description, enter Click Next

  5. The New Account screen will appear. Fill in the details as below:

    Incoming Mail Server
    Host name:
    Username: (where yourLSEusername is your LSE username)
    Password: Your LSE password

    Outgoing Mail Server
    Host name:
    Username: your LSE username
    Password: your LSE password

    Click Next to verify your account

  6. The preferences screen will appear. Click on or off depending on your preferences. Click Save and the account will appear in your iPad inbox.