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Supported Email Desktop Programs


Stanford provides support (documentation and consulting help) for a variety of popular email programs. You can use any kind of email program you choose, but it must be compatible with Stanford's computing infrastructure and meet Stanford's email security requirements. Stanford can provide only limited, "best effort" assistance for unsupported email programs.

Program Windows Macintosh How to Obtain
Outlook for Windows x   Included with Microsoft Office
Apple Mail   x Included with Mac OS X
Thunderbird x x Free download available from
Windows Mail x   Included with Windows 8.1
Outlook for Mac   x Included with Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

Recommended clients are in bold.

Configuring your email program

If the program you use is not one of those listed above, select the "Generic Instructions" option when you get to the Email configuration page.

Last modified May 29, 2014