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Accessing HYMS email via a web browser

Guide overview

This guide outlines how to access your Hull York Medical School email through a web browser. This guide is for staff and students.

You can also access your email in a number of other ways, such as using a desktop app, or through your mobile phone or tablet. Please also see our other Office 365 help pages at the following link; Office 365 help pages.

Please note, students MUST check their Hull York Medical School email account on a regular basis. It is used by tutors for course information as well as for official medical school communications.

Which Browsers work with Office 365 for the Web

Accessing your email

  1. Open your preferred web browser. For this example we are using Microsoft Edge. Insert the following URL; https://login.microsoftonline.com/.
  2. Enter your HYMS username in the format hyxxxx@hyms.ac.uk and click on next.Microsoft sign in page
  3. You will then see the page refresh with HYMS branding and will be prompted for your HYMS password. Enter your HYMS password and click on sign in.HYMS sign in page
  4. You should then see your Office 365 homepage and a range of apps that are available to you (such as Outlook, OneDrive, Word etc,.).
  5. Click on the Outlook icon to open your email inbox.Office 365 apps
  6. You will now be able to access your HYMS emails.Outlook web

Further guidance

Microsoft have produced a guide which explains the basics of creating and sending emails and using your Outlook calendar. Please access the guide at the following link; get help with Outlook on the web guide.
Please also see our other Office 365 help pages at the following link; Office 365 help pages. There are many other useful guides, such as accessing your email through your mobile device (HYMS email on smartphone / tablet apps )and further guidance on the best browser for Office 365 online (which browsers work with Office 365 for the web).

Updated on 06/30/2021

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