Add an Microsoft 365 email account to Outlook 2016 for Mac

  1. Open Outlook 2016 on your computer by browsing using Finder to Applications.

  2. Click the Outlook menu, then Preferences.

  3. In Outlook Preferences, under Personal Settings, click Accounts.

  4. Click the Exchange or Office 365 button.

  5. You need to enter your email address, username and password. Your email address and username are generally the same.

  6. Click the Add Account button.

  7. Outlook may prompt you with a security question. Tick the ‘Always use my response for this server box’, then click Allow.

  8. You may now be prompted to Sign In to Office 365. Enter your username/email address and password, then click Sign in.

  9. You will see your new account listed on the left hand side of the Accounts window. You may want to change the Account description to match your email address.

  10. Now click Show all, and close Outlook Preferences.
  11. Your email, contacts and calendar will now start to synchronise. Depending on how much content you have, will affect how long this takes.
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