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(tested on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS)

1. Download Evolution and the required plugin by opening the Terminal and entering sudo apt-get install evolution evolution-ews  

2. Confirm that you want to install the software  

3. Once Evolution and the required packages have installed, launch Evolution.  

4. Click Next, then Next again so that you can progress to the Identity page. 




  • On the Identity page, enter your full name and as the email address. 
  • Untick Look up mail server details based on the entered email address.  



6. Click Next to move to server settings.  


7. Change the:


8. Click Check for Supported Types under Authentication. This will change the authentication type to OAuth2 (Office 365). 



9. Tick Override Office365 OAuth2 settings, even if Evolution has already filled in some details.  


10. Enter the:

Tenant: 49a50445-bdfa-4b79-ade3-547b4f3986e9


Application ID: ca3f063d-229c-4296-86bc-e6cbe225d886

11. Click Next then Finish. This will now show the University of Cambridge branded Sign in.

12. Sign in with your and password.   


13. Click Sign in and follow the MFA instructions (if prompted to). 

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