How to create a new e-mail profile for Outlook 98

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NOTE: The procedures in this article only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Corporate or Workgroup option. With this option, you can use Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) services. To determine your installation type, click About Microsoft Outlook on the Help menu. If you have the Corporate or Workgroup installation, you see "Corporate or Workgroup".
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Occasionally, it may be necessary to create a new or an additional e-mail profile for Microsoft Outlook 98. This article describes the steps necessary to do so.


How To Create a New Mail Profile

  1. On the File menu, click Exit and Log Off.
  2. Click Start, point to Settings, and click Control Panel.
  3. In Control Panel, double-click the Mail or the Mail and Fax icon.
  4. On the Services tab, click Show Profiles.
  5. Click Add to start the Inbox Setup Wizard.
  6. Click to select the desired information services, and then click Next.
  7. In the Profile Name box, type a name for the new profile.
  8. Continue with the Inbox Setup Wizard to set up each of the selected services.
  9. You will now see the new profile listed. Change the When starting Microsoft Windows Messaging use this setting to the new profile that you just created.
  10. Restart Outlook to use the new profile.

How To Set Outlook to Prompt You for a Profile at Startup

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. On the Mail Services tab, click to select Prompt for a profile to be used in the Startup Settings option, and then click OK.
  3. On the File menu, click Exit and Log Off.
The next time that you start Outlook, you will be prompted to select a user profile.


Article ID: 181142 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Outlook 98 Standard Edition
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