Set up Microsoft 365 Email account in Windows 10 with Outlook 365

Last Updated on May 14, 2020 by Next Century

To add a Microsoft 365 Email account to Outlook 365, follow these steps:

  • In Outlook 365, click on File > Account Settings > Account Settings

  • Then under the Email tab, click on New

  • Now Microsoft Outlook will search for a Microsoft email account in case you have signed in previously with one

  • If the search finds your Microsoft email account, click on Connect

    Otherwise, type in your Microsoft email account and then click on Connect

  • Now you will be prompted to Enter password, then click on Sign in

  • Now this part is one of the most important parts of the setup with the Microsoft Office 365 email setup.

    Allow my organization to manage my device should be ticked

    Microsoft 365 Email Essentials or Microsoft 365 Business Email accounts, click This app only

    Microsoft 365 Business Premium, click Yes

    IMPORTANT: If unsure what Microsoft 365 email account you have, click on This app only to be safe.

  • The Microsoft 365 email account will now be added to Outlook 365 and when complete, you will be prompted to Add another email address or click Done if this is the only email address you are adding to Outlook.

    NOTE: If you want to also setup the Microsoft 365 email account on your mobile, leave the Set up Outlook Mobile on my phone, too ticked

  • Microsoft Outlook 365 will now open and you have successfully setup your email account.

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