Using a web browser for email

There are several ways to get your email. You can see your email online, either in the Portal or using Outlook Web App, view emails on your phone, or use Outlook and other email programs on many devices.

The Portal

Office 365 email will be available on the Email tab of the Portal. For continuing students, you'll see Office 365 in the Portal once your account has been moved.

Outlook Web App

Go to http://office365.leeds.ac.uk

Enter your username@leeds.ac.uk   (e.g. den13rc@leeds.ac.uk) and your University password.

Office 365 log in page

http//outlook.leeds.ac.uk will also continue. 

Find out how to get started using Outlook Web App (external link). 

Choosing or Setting the Time Zone

It is important that time zone is set correctly in your e-mail, as calendar invitations and meetings can be missed and e-mails may show up as being received at different times.

To ensure that your time zone is set correctly to (UTC) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London please do the following:

Log into Office 365 using the Portal or by login directly to http://office365.leeds.ac.uk (using your username@leeds.ac.uk and password)

Please follow these instructions to set your time zone.

Supported browsers 

You can use Outlook Web App to sign in to your email account from almost any device that can connect to the Internet, including laptop and desktop computers, smartphones, and tablets. 

Find out about supported browsers for Outlook Web App (external link).

Using a screen reader

You'll find that some of the keyboard short cuts that you may have used with a desktop version of Outlook are slightly different.

Find out more about using Outlook Web App with a screen reader

Laptops, phones or tablets

You can use an email program (like Outlook) to get your email on a laptop, phone or tablet. Find out how to set up your laptop, phone or tablet for email. Don't forget to include @leeds.ac.uk after your username.

Outlook 

If you use Outlook on your work computer, then this will continue to work as normal.  

Don't forget, as a student you can download Outlook as part of the Student Advantage (Office 365 Pro Plus) service.