Access Your Owl Mail in Outlook for Mac

Please set your Owl Apps Password in the MyFAU accounts page before you continue with these instructions.


  1. Set your Owl Apps password:
  • Log into MyFAU
  • Click the My Account link on the top left

    MyFAU Account

  • Click on Set Owl Apps Account Password at the bottom of the webpage

    MyFAU Account Preferences

  • Enter Owl Apps Password (it can be the same as your MyFAU password)

    Owl Apps Password

  • Enable IMAP in Owl Mail:
    1. Sign in to Owl Mail.
    2. Click the gear icon in the upper right and select Mail settings.
    3. Click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
    4. Select Enable IMAP.
    5. Configure your IMAP client and click Save Changes.
  • Open Outlook

    Outlook Mac

  • Click E-mail Account

    Outlook Mac

  • Enter settings listed below (make sure you have @fau.edu after your E-mail address and User name. Also make sure you have correct port numbers for each server and Use SSL to connect (recommended) is checked for both servers.)

    Outlook Mac

  • Click More Options under Outgoing server to open this screen. For Authentication, select Use Incoming Server Info

    Outlook Mac

  • Click OK
  • Click the red button on the top right of the pop-up window
  • Your e-mail should begin to populate in Outlook