Move From ECN Email to Office 365 with Outlook

The following will show you how to set your email to Office 365, setup Outlook, add your ECN Email account (as a archive), and then move your old email to the new account (optional)


Step 1, Set Email Service to Office 365:

Log into and set your email service to
"Purdue Office 365 Email". It may take ~5-15 minutes for the mailbox to be created.

Step 2, Setup Outlook:

Open Outlook on your computer. Enter your email address, and click "Connect".
Use the default settings and then enter your Purdue password when prompted. Your mailbox should now
be set up. You can also access your email by going to


Step 3, Add ECN Email Account in Outlook:

In Outlook, Click on File -> Add Account

Type in your ECN email address (, click on Advanced options, select "Let me
set up my account manually", and then click "Connect".

Select IMAP from the Advanced setup menu.

Incoming Mail Server: where SERVER is the name of your mail server (ask ECN if you are not sure)
Port: 993
Encryption method: SSL/TLS
Check "Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)"

Outgoing mail server:
Port: 587
Encryption method: STARTTLS
Check "Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)"


Click Next. Enter your password. At the Internet Email popup box, remove '' from the username and click Ok. You should see a message that says "Account successfully added". Click Done and your ECN email account should now be setup in Outlook as a second mailbox. Depending on the amount of old email, it may take a while to sync.


Step 4, Move Old Emails to Office 365 Account (Optional):

If you would like to only use one mail account and/or have access to your old emails through, you can export your email from your ECN account to Office 365. You can do this in Outlook by going to File -> Open & Export -> Import/Export -> Export to a file-> Outlook Data File (.pst). From the Export Outlook Data File screen, select your ECN email account and click Next. Use the default location and click Next again. You can set a password for the PST file or just click OK to skip. Your ECN email account will now be in a pst file.
Note: This will only export the emails that you have set to show offline. For example, if you have set the account to download the last 3 months worth of email, only that will be exported to PST.

To import the pst file to your Office 365 account, in Outlook,  select File -> Open & Export -> Import/Export -> Import from a program or file -> Outlook Data File (.pst). Click Browse and select the pst file you want to add. Click Next, use the default settings, and click Next again. The email from your ECN account will start uploading to Office 365. This may take some time depending on the amount of emails.


Last modified: 2022/06/28 06:47:22.547790 GMT-4 by sundeep.rao.1
Created: 2022/02/22 15:13:35.552186 US/Eastern by nicholas.g.goodlett.1.


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