Set up Microsoft 365 Email account on MacOS with Outlook

Last Updated on May 14, 2020 by Next Century

Here’s how to setup your Microsoft 365 email account with Apple Mail for MacOS.

NOTE: This guide was done in MacOS Mojave (v10.14.6)

  • Open Microsoft Outlook  

    Normally it is pinned to the Dock but if not, select Go > Applications to find it

  • If you have not used Microsoft Outlook before, you will be prompted to use the Microsoft account that you activated Microsoft Office with or you can select to enter a different email address

    Otherwise, select Tools > Accounts and select Add Email Account

  • Type in your Microsoft 365 email address, then select Continue

  • If you have a valid Microsoft email account, you then will be prompted to Enter password

    Then select Sign in

  • You should then see that your email account has been added

    Now select:

    • Add Another Account – If you have another Microsoft email account you want to add
    • Done – You have no more Microsoft email accounts to add
    • Get Outlook for iOS & Android – If you want to install the Outlook app on your Mobile or Tablet

    NOTE: If the Internet Accounts box appears with your email settings, just close this box

  • You have successfully added your Microsoft email account in Microsoft Outlook

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