Personalize your TUmail Exchange account to meet your preferences.
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To access your Exchange email, you can use the Outlook client or Outlook on the web available through the TUmail website.
To get started, please see the resources below:
Outlook on the Web (TUmail)
Below are a few tips to consider when using Outlook on the Web that you access through the TUmail website or TUportal. For more information, see Change how email is displayed in Outlook on the Web.
- Conversation View
Conversation View is turned on by default. If you are having trouble finding your messages, turn Conversation View off by clicking the Settings icon at the top of the page. Then scroll down and under Conversation view, select Off.
- Reading Pane
The default setting of your screen display has the reading pane on the right. To have the reading pane appear at the bottom, click the Settings icon at the top of the page. Then scroll down and under Reading pane, select Show on the bottom.
- New Window Icon
You can create a mail message in a new window by clicking the open in new window icon on the upper right portion of the compose message screen.
If you are having trouble finding a particular message, consider using an Advanced Search Query to refine your search results. For example, to search for the word "holiday" in the Subject of a message, enter subject:holiday in the search box. To learn more, see Search Mail and People in Outlook on the web.
To set up an automatic email vacation message, log in to the tumail.temple.edu website. Then follow the instructions, starting at step 2 on the following page:
Junk E-mail Folder
It's a good idea to regularly check your Junk E-mail folder to determine if you wish to keep any of the messages flagged as spam. If you see a message that is not spam:
- Outlook: Right-click on the message, select Junk, then Not Junk and finally OK to trust the email address. The message will be moved to your Inbox and placed at the date and time it was received.
- Outlook Web App (tumail.temple.edu): Right-click on the message, select Mark as not junk and then select either to report or not report it to Microsoft. The message will be moved to your Inbox and placed at the date and time it was received.
If you are getting spam in your Inbox:
- Outlook: Right-click on the spam message, select Junk, then Block Sender and finally OK to mark messages from that sender as spam. The message will be moved to your Junk or Spam folder.
- Outlook Web App (tumail.temple.edu): Right-click on the message, select Mark as junk and then select either to report or not report it to Microsoft. The message will be moved to your Junk or Spam folder.
Block a Sender
If you you are receiving emails you don’t want, you can block the sender.