Create a new e-mail profile

An e-mail profile is made up of e-mail accounts, data files, and information about where your e-mail is stored. Profiles in Microsoft Outlook are similar to identities in Outlook Express.

  1. In Microsoft Windows, click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Windows Vista    Click User Accounts, and then click Mail.

      Note: In Classic view, double-click Mail.

    • Microsoft Windows XP    Click User Accounts, and then click Mail.

      Note: In Classic view, double-click Mail.

  3. The Mail icon won't appear unless you have Outlook installed and have run the program at least once.

    The Mail Setup dialog box opens.

    Mail Setup

  4. Click Show Profiles.

  5. Click Add.

  6. Type a name for the profile, and then click OK.

    New Profile

  7. Add an e-mail account to use in your profile by following the directions on your screen.

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