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How to add an email account to outlook

Email is an essential tool for communication, and Outlook is a popular email client used by many professionals. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of manually setting up an email account in Outlook, step-by-step, with pictures to make it easy for you to follow along.

Add an email account:

  1. Select File > Add Account.
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2. What you see next depends on your version of Outlook.

For Outlook for Microsoft 365 and Outlook 2016:

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Enter your email address and click Connect.


For Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010:

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Enter your name, email address, and password, and click Next.

3. If prompted, enter your password again, then select OK > Finish to start using your email account in Outlook.

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