Determine the version of Microsoft Exchange Server my account connects to

Some features of Microsoft Exchange Server accounts depend on the version of Exchange that your account connects to. An example is Online Archive, which was introduced with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.

How can I tell if I have an Exchange account?

  • Click File > Account Settings > Account Settings.

Account Settings in the Backstage view

On the Email tab, the list of accounts indicates the type of each account.

Microsoft Exchange account as appears in the Account Settings dialog box

Determine the version of Exchange that your accounts connected to

  1. With Microsoft Outlook running, press and hold Ctrl while you right-click the Outlook icon in the notification area.

    Outlook icon in the Windows notification area

  2. Click Connection Status.

  3. Move the horizontal slider all the way to the right.

    Under the Version column heading, note the number that appears.

  4. Compare the number with those in the table below.

Microsoft Exchange Server

Version

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

8.0.685.24 or
8.0.685.25

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1

8.1.240.006

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2

8.2.176.002

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP3

8.3.83.006

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

14.0.639.21

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1

14.1.218.15

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2

14.2.247.5

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

15.0.516.032

Note   Microsoft Outlook 2013 can be used with Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2010, or Exchange Server 2007.

Applies To: Outlook 2013



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