Disabling Microsoft Outlook for Mac checking autodiscover

In order to disable auto-discover from running continually from within Microsoft Outlook for Mac after the first configuration of the account, follow the below steps:

1) Open Microsoft Outlook.

2) Run the Apple Script Editor and run the below, substituting <Account Name> for the display name of your Microsoft Exchange account..

tell application “Microsoft Outlook”
set background autodiscover of exchange account <Account Name> to false
end tell

You can also disable auto-discover for all Microsoft Exchange accounts

tell application “Microsoft Outlook”
set background autodiscover of every Exchange account to false
end tell

In order to enable auto-discover  change false to true and run the above steps.


One thought on “Disabling Microsoft Outlook for Mac checking autodiscover

  1. Thanks Dean, needed to turn off autodiscover when preparing to migrate users to Office 365.

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