Set up Outlook.com Premium on your computer or phone

Learn how to set up Outlook.com Premium in Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook Mobile, or the built-in email apps for Android, iOS, or Windows Phone.

Note: The Outlook.com Premium standalone offering was closed to new subscribers in October 2017. Many of the benefits in the standalone subscription are now included with subscriptions to Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal. To learn more, see Outlook.com Premium closed to new subscribers.

To learn how add your Outlook.com Premium account to Outlook 2016 or Outlook 2013, see Outlook email setup.

If you're having trouble connecting your Outlook.com Premium account to Outlook 2016 or Outlook 2013, go to Fixes or workarounds for recent issues on Outlook.com and select Unable to configure Custom Domains accounts to connect in Outlook as an Exchange account [WORKAROUND].

Note: If two-factor authentication for your Microsoft account is turned on, you'll need an App Password to set up Outlook.com Premium in Outlook 2016. Go to your Microsoft account Security page, select More security options > Create a new app password.

To learn how to set up your Outlook.com Premium email in the Outlook for Android mobile app, see Set up email in the Outlook for Android app. If you’re having setup or sync issues, see Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.

To learn how to set up your Outlook.com Premium email in the built-in Android email app, see Set up email in Android email app. If you’re having setup or sync issues, go to Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.

To learn how to set up your Outlook.com Premium email in the Outlook for iOS mobile app, see Set up email in Outlook for iOS mobile app. If you’re having setup or sync issues, go to Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.

To learn how to set up your Outlook.com Premium email in the built-in iOS email app, see Set up email using the iOS Mail app. If you’re having setup or sync issues, go to Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.

To learn how to set up your Outlook.com Premium email on Windows Phone, see Set up email on Windows Phone. If you’re having setup or sync issues, go to Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.

Outlook.com is an email service that provides free email for personal use. Outlook.com email addresses include addresses ending in @hotmail.com, @live.com, @msn.com, and @outlook.com. For information about how to access your existing Outlook.com account or how to sign up for a new account, go to Outlook.com.

Outlook on the web is the web browser version of Microsoft Outlook that is used by businesses and organizations. Outlook on the web can only be used to access Office 365 for business and other email accounts that are hosted on a server running Microsoft Exchange Server.

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