Add an Microsoft 365 email account to Outlook for Windows

These steps are the same whether it is the first email account being added or an additional one.

  1. Open Outlook and select File.

  2. Click the Add Account button.

  3. What happens next depends on your version of Outlook.
    For Outlook 2016/2019:
    Enter your email address and click Connect.

    For Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010:
    Enter your name, email address and password, then click Next.
  4. You may be prompted to enter the password again then select OK > Finish.

Be aware that if you have multiple email accounts you will now have multiple inboxes, multiple contact lists and multiple calendars.

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