Add your account in Outlook for Windows

By adding your Microsoft account in Outlook, you can access your email from different accounts all in one place. This article describes how to add your Microsoft email account, which ends in,,, or, to Outlook.

This article describes the process to set up account in Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016.

Add your Microsoft account to Outlook

  1. Open Outlook, and go to the File tab on the upper-left side of the window.

    Outlook 2016 File tab

  2. Under Account Information, choose Add Account.

    Outlook 2016 Add Account

  3. Choose E-mail Account, and then enter your name.

    The Add Account dialog box

  4. Enter the address and password of the email account that you want to add.

  5. Retype your password, and choose Next.

  6. Choose Finish in the confirmation window.

Outlook adds your account and starts syncing your data.

More information

Set up your account in Outlook 2010

Set up your account in Outlook 2007

Set up your account in Outlook 2003

Applies To: Outlook 2016, Outlook on the web, Outlook 2013

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