How to Remove or Add Forwarding Settings (OWA)

A guide of how to check your forwarding settings, and add or remove them.

In order to change your forwarding settings, get logged into your email. You should see a screen like the one below:
The Landing Page of Office 365

Click on the gear icon in the upper-right hand corner to access Settings. From there, you will have a side bar on the right side, go down to "My app settings" and click on "Mail".

A picture that shows the "Mail" setting on the screen.

From there, you will get a new page of mail settings. Under the main category "Mail" and subcategory "Accounts" is the option "Forwarding". From here you will see the following screen:

A picture showing the forwarding setting page.

If you want to turn off forwarding, ensure "Stop forwarding" is clicked, like above. If you want to forward your emails to another address, select "Start Forwarding" and type in the email address you want your messages forwarded to. If you want to keep a copy of the mail on your email address, check the "Keep a copy of forwarded messages" box. 

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:OWA, Office 365, Forwarding, Email,   Doc ID:65773
Owner:Jacob B.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-08-03 12:41 CDTUpdated:2017-11-09 09:39 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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