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Set up email in Outlook for Windows

Outlook 2016, 2013 or 2010

Setup your email your school email in Outlook using the Auto Account Wizard

NOTE  If you’re using Outlook 2010 with Office 365 for business, you need to set up your desktop before you can set up Outlook to access your account. See Set up Office 2010 desktop programs to work with Office 365 for business.

1. Open outlook. When the Auto Account Wizard opens, select Next. On the E-mail Accounts page, select Next.

Note: If the wizard doesn't appear or you want to add an additional email account, on the Outlook toolbar select the File tab.


2. Select Add Account.


3. On the Auto Account Setup page, Outlook may automatically fill in the your name and e-mail address settings based on how you're logged on to your computer. If the settings are filled in, enter your password and then select Next to have Outlook finish setting up your account. If the settings on the Auto Account Setup page aren't filled in or aren't correct, do the following:

· If the settings on the Auto Account Setup page aren't filled in, enter your name, e-mail address, and password, and then select Next.

4. Once your account has been setup, you'll see the following text: “Congratulations! Your email account is successfully configured and ready to use.” Select Finish.

Note: If your account didn't automatically set up, you can use the manual setup option. See Add an email account with custom settings or when automatic setup doesn't work.

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