Adding your Office 365 email account to Outlook 2016

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Adding your Office 365 email account to Outlook 2016

NOTE: You will need your active email address and your current email address password.  If you do not have this, contact your system administrator.

Launch Outlook 2016From within Outlook 2016 select FILE

This will display the Account information window

Select the Add Account button

This will display the ADD ACCOUNT wizard.

In the Account Wizard screen enter:

  • Your Full Name
  • Your email address (
  • Your current email password
  • Your current email password again

Click Next

The Add Account Wizard will auto discover your server settings

You may be prompted to re-enter your email name and password

When completed you will receive a window indicating your setup is complete


You will receive a message indicating Outlook 2016 must be restarted

Close and reopen Outlook 2016.

Outlook 2016 is now configured with your new Office 365 account.


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Warning: Some of these discussions have steps that can result in application failures and data los.  It cannot be stressed enough – you must always have a full data backup prior to performing any changes or updates to your computing environment.  If you have any questions or are not qualified to work on the equipment – hire a trusted IT service provider.


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