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Manage UWNetIDs


  • Change Password for a Shared NetID/UW Email

    A Shared NetID is an account intended to be used by multiple people to access a shared resource such as a UW email. Access is most often given simply by giving an employee the username and password to the account. Once they have that, they can Add a Shared NetID Account to Outlook. When someone leaves…

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  • Shared NetIDs

    Shared NetID accounts must be requested using UW-IT's request form. Before requesting a shared NetID, please read and be familiar with UW IT's Shared UW NetIDs information.

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  • Change Exchange/Email Display Name

    The following instructions help update the display name for a personal or shared UWNetID. Display names are visible, for instance, when someone receives an email from you or looks you up in the address book. Changes to UWNetID may take an overnight update to take effect. Individual NetID Go to Identity.UW services website. In the Profile Information…

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  • Change UW Email Forwarding

    If you are not receiving email to your Outlook account (especially for new employees), you may have your email forwarding set to a personal email or UW G Suite. We recommend UW employees forward their UW email to Office 365. If you are leaving the UW you can forward your email to another email in…

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  • Add Shared NetID Account to Outlook on Macs

    A Shared NetID account allows you to add additional email accounts without having to enter a password as long as your NetID has been added to the access group. Please contact your IT administrator for additional information. Follow the steps below once you have confirmed that your NetID has been added to the SendAs group…

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