How to Set Up Office 365 in Nokia Lumia Windows Phone

Office 365 brings together Microsoft mail and calendars, web conferencing, Office Web Apps and file sharing in one highly secure, reliable, and flexible package. Office 365 provides easy-to-use, cloud-based management tools in a single location. Office 365 is a cloud based service that you purchase for your organization. With Office 365, you don’t need any expensive hardware and software license. 

Setting up Office 365 on Nokia Lumia

This Tutorial shows you How to Set up your Nokia Lumia to use Office 365 Services such as Email, Calendar, Instant Messaging and File Sharing. It’s never been easier to enjoy these services on your mobile other than with a Nokia Lumia.

To Get started, you first need to set up the account. All you need is Office 365 Email Address and Password.

1. First Tap Office on the Start Screen.

2. Select Office 365 and then tap Set Up.

office 365 account

3. Now Choose Outlook and enter your Office 365 Email address & Password. 

office 365 set up

4. Click Sign-in & you are all set.

If you don’t have Lync on your Nokia Lumia already, you can download and install it from Windows Phone Store.

download lync

Using Email:

Your Office 365 account is now ready for use and your mails and calendar items on your phone. From here, you can access your email and open attachments for viewing and editing such as PowerPoint presentations, complete with slide transitions and real formatting.

Using Shared Documents:

To access documents shared by your team on SharePoint, tap Team Site & Sign-in with your Office 365 Account. From here, you can view, share and edit files.

Using Calendar and Lync:

Your contacts and calendar are automatically updated on Nokia Lumia. Just tap to see your Appointments. You can also use your Office 365 account to connect with Lync on Nokia Lumia. Now you can attend meeting and chat with your team members.

With your Office 365 you have access to (depending on your subscription plan):

Microsoft® SharePoint Online allows you to set up team sites, public facing website and collaboration sites. SharePoint Online sites can render on many phones (including Web-enabled mobile phones) using a simplified text-only format. Users can securely and reliably access your company’s SharePoint sites, lists, and document libraries. Nokia Lumia with Windows Phone comes with Office Hub which supports connecting to SharePoint Online.

Microsoft® Exchange Online hosted messaging solution that delivers the capabilities of Microsoft Exchange Server as a cloud-based service. You can sync your e-mail, calendar and contacts with your phone.

Microsoft® Lync Online offers instant messaging with audio and video and online meetings. With the Lync mobile client, you can join meetings, see who’s available and send instant messages even with multiple colleagues at the same time. Users can download the app for free from the Store.

For more detail, you can watch video below:

If you have any Questions, post in comment section below, we will help you to set your account. 

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  • gerhard

    where do i get my office 365 e mail address and password

    • Rick

      You must have first office 365 account on office 365 website which is paid.

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  • charles carr

    Hello!
    I am not able to sign in to O365 on my Nokia 1520! The message says Couldn’t sign in, check user name and password.
    I have become obsessed with this! I’ve had a ms office 365 account since 3/13. I use my windows live creds to sign in but it doesn’t accept!

    • Rick

      Hey Charles,

      First Go to your Office 365 account on PC or laptop and check there if login done or not. IF yes then plz change your password once and hard reset your lumia. IF problem don’t resolve send me screenshots what its shows.

      Thanks for comment. Visit always.

      • charles carr

        Is the O365 log-in the same as the Windows Live log-in that I established several years ago?
        Thanks

        • charles carr

          Hello,
          I didn’t understand the last email you sent me.
          The windows live log-in that I set up several years ago is accepted by “O365” on the website but not on the phone.
          Of course typing in O365 takes you to the Microsoft office website.

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  • deon

    i have already created a microsoft account but i cant use it to setup my office 365 account
    the message i get is : “something’s wrong we encountered a problem and couldn’t complete this task. whats the meaning pls? And isn’t live.com email the same as an outlook.com email?
    thanks

  • Sureshreddy

    I have already Microsoft account like borrasureshreddy@outlook.com but I cannot set up office365 in my mobile Lumia 530 it displays some thing wrong we encountered a problem and could not complete this task”what is this and how can I set up office365 in my mobile

    • Rick

      u need office 365 paid account. it’s not open with outlook or hotmail account.

  • Farhan

    How will I get my office 365 email and password. I have recently purchased Lumia 1320 and I am getting problems with the setup of office 365

    • Rick

      farhan you need to buy office 365 online.

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  • Tarun Batra

    Not able to load office in lumia 535. while signing it shows password that encountered problem…please anybody resolve it..

  • Alexis Kurnia

    Cannot connect to server warning occur, on Lumia 625 at Indonesia

  • Pavan Sandur

    Unable to register myself for Office 365 on my Lumia 1320

  • Nick Bisht

    I have activated it on PC , now trying to run this on my lumia 640 XL it’s throwing an error , “Encountered Some problem” I am providing the right Email and Password.
    If anyone finds a solution do let me know.
    Thanks

    • disqus_MRtoEPr9Ds

      Did you find a solution. I’m having the same issue !

  • Waseem

    How to set up office 365 Lumia 520 please support

  • Andy Atkinson

    I have same problem on lumia 635, all other microsoft accounts work ok

  • olaide owolabi

    I am unable to register my self for office 365 keeps telling me “it encountered a problem”

  • Kate

    My phone does not show me the screen to choose Outlook.

  • Ng’anga André

    I have a lumia 535 but it wont read my powerpoint documents,.,. please help

  • surethom

    Does not answer the real question what if the Lumia phone asked for the domain settings? What do you enter with office 365. Even if i put in what i think are the correct settings, the phone does not enable the finish button?