This step-by-step guide describes how to use the Custom
Installation Wizard to add to and customize Microsoft Outlook user profile
account information. You can use the Custom Installation Wizard to add account
definitions to Outlook user profiles; for example, you can create a Post Office
Protocol version 3 (POP3) e-mail account or configure an Internet Directory
Service (LDAP) to add to user profiles.
Add and Customize Outlook Accounts
- In the Custom Installation Wizard, in the Outlook: Add Accounts dialog box, click Customize additional Outlook profile
and account information.
- To create a new account for user profiles, click Add.
- In the list, click an account, and then click Next.
- To configure the account, follow the directions that are
displayed. The additional information that is required varies depending on the
- When you click Finish, the account appears in the table in the Outlook: Add Accounts dialog box.
After you add an account, the If Account Exists column is populated with one of two values, either Do Not Replace or Replace. This information applies only when you modify user profiles (by
clicking Modify Profiles).
- To modify an account that you created, click the account
name in the list, and then click Modify.
- To delete an account that you created, click the account
name in the list, and then click Delete.
- In the Deliver new mail to the following location list, <default> is displayed. If you use the
<default> option, new mail is delivered to the user's existing default
mail delivery location. For new users, the <default> option causes mail
to be delivered to the server. To change the location for new mail delivery,
click the arrow to see additional locations, and then click a new location.
Note that if you have not added any accounts to the profile, no additional
locations are displayed in the list.
- When you finish adding and modifying accounts, click Next to proceed with the rest of the Custom Installation
Article ID: 307755 - Last Review: August 2, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
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