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Add an email account

Add an email account to Outlook

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With Outlook on your PC, Mac or mobile device, you can:

  • Organize email to let you focus on the messages that matter most.

  • Manage your calendar to schedule meetings and appointments with ease.

  • Share files from the cloud so recipients always have the latest version.

  • Stay connected and productive wherever you are.

Add an email account

  1. Open Outlook. If you haven't launched Outlook before, you'll see a welcome screen. Otherwise, choose File > Add Account.

  2. Enter your email address, then select Connect or, if your screen looks different, enter your name, email address, and password, and then select Next.

  3. If prompted, enter your password and select OK.

  4. That's it. Select Finish to start using Outlook 2016.

Note: If you're having trouble setting up your email or need manual setup steps, see Troubleshooting Outlook email setup.

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