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How to set up Office 365 email account on Outlook 2016

Office 365 is Microsoft’s cloud-based subscription plan to a suite of programs, which includes Office 365 Email Exchange accounts and online Office 2016. Being a subscription service, Office 365 gives updates and access to new features as soon as they become available.

Latest News: As recently announced by Microsoft, the release of the new Office 2019 will be sometime in the late months of 2018.

After you’ve created an Office 365 email, you can manually set it up on Outlook 2016. Follow the instructions on this article to know how.

Setting up Office 365 Email Exchange account on Outlook 2016

You can set up your Office 365 Email Exchange account on Outlook 2016 with the following steps:

Step 1. Go to the Start Menu and search for Control Panel.
Step 2. Click Mail or, if you can’t find it, you can use the Search Control Panel at the upper-right corner of the window to search for it.
Step 3. Click Show Profiles.
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Step 4. Click the Add button.
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Step 5. Enter a name for your profile, then click OK.
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Step 6. On the Auto Account Setup pop-up window, complete the required information then click Next.
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Below is a description of the fields:
Your Name Enter your name.
E-mail Address Enter your complete Office 365 email address.
Password Enter your email’s corresponding password.
Retype Password Re-enter the same password.
Step 7. Outlook will now configure your account. Once done, click Finish.

Congratulations! You have successfully set up your Office 365 email on Outlook 2016. Instructions will be similar for previous versions of Outlook, although screenshots will differ.

Note: Since both Office 365 and Outlook are not our products, please contact Microsoft for support on previous versions and other technical concerns. Otherwise, you can check out our own Email Exchange packages here.

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