Using Outlook gives you the opportunity to access many different types of email accounts from one place. If you have a Microsoft email account that ends in @outlook.com, @live.com, @hotmail.com, or @msn.com, follow the steps given to add your account to Outlook 2016 and Outlook 2013 or to Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2007
Applies To: Outlook for Office 365 Outlook 2016 Outlook 2013 Outlook 2010 Outlook 2007 Outlook on the web for Office 365 Business Outlook.com
Add your Outlook.com email account quickly to Outlook 2016, 2013 and 2010
You can use Outlook’s automatic setup option to add your Outlook.com account to Outlook for PC. You can use these instructions to add your first account or additional accounts.
Note: Your username is your full Outlook.com email address.
- Open Outlook and select File > Add Account.
Note: Outlook 2007 users should select Tools > Account Settings. On the Email tab, select New.
- For Outlook 2016, enter your email address, then select Connect.
For Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010, select Email Account and then enter your name, email address, and password. Then select Next.
- If prompted, enter your password again, then select OK, and Finish to start using Outlook.Note: You can use these steps to add your first account to Outlook or additional accounts.