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Most email accounts, including Microsoft 365, Exchange server accounts,,,, and Google accounts can be set up in Outlook for Mac in a few quick steps.

Add a new account

  1. Select the Outlook menu and select Settings.

  2. Under Personal Settings, select Accounts.

  3. Select the plus (+) button, then Add an account.

  4. Type your email address, select Continue and follow the prompts.

  5. If adding a Yahoo, or other IMAP or POP account, you might be taken to those sites and asked to allow Outlook to access your mail, contacts, and calendars. Select Allow to continue.

  6. Select Done.

Add more accounts

After your first account is set up, follow these steps to add all subsequent email accounts.

  1. Select Tools, then Accounts.

  2. Select the plus (+) button, then Add an account.

  3. Enter the email address of the account.

  4. Follow the prompts to complete the account setup.

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