Smartcard authentication isn't supported in the new authentication in Outlook 2016

To enable the smartcard authentication in Outlook 2016, install June 7, 2016, update for Outlook 2016 (KB3115147), and then follow these steps.

Important Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.

  1. Exit all Microsoft Office applications.
  2. Start Registry Editor:
    • In Windows 10, go to Start, enter regedit in the Search box, and then select regedit.exe in the search results.
    • In Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, move your mouse to the upper-right corner, select Search, enter regedit in the search text box, and then select regedit.exe in the search results.
    • In Windows 7 or Windows Vista, select Start, enter regedit in the Start Search box, and then select regedit.exe in the search results.
  3. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Exchange
  4. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then select DWORD Value.
  5. Enter AlwaysUseLegacyAuthForAutodiscover, and then press Enter.
  6. In the Details pane, press and hold (or right-click) AlwaysUseLegacyAuthForAutodiscover, and then select Modify.
  7. In the Value data box, enter 1, and then select OK.
  8. Exit Registry Editor.
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Article ID: 3115190 - Last Review: 06/07/2016 19:33:00 - Revision: 1.0

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