Set up email in Outlook for iOS mobile app

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, September 22, 2017 09:34am

Set up email in Outlook for iOS mobile app

Open Outlook for iOS. The icon looks like this:

iOS Outlook app

If you don't have it yet, download it from the Apple Store.

Note:  Available for iOS devices using iOS 9.0 or higher.

Open the collapsed menu in the upper left corner > Settings Outlook app settings > Add Account > Add Email Account.

Note: First time using Outlook for iOS? Just tap Get Started.

Tap to open the collapsable menu in the corner

Tap Add Account

Type your full email address, then tap Add Account.

Note: If you're asked to select your email provider, you may have to set up your email as an IMAP account.

Enter your email address

Enter your email account password and tap Sign In.

Enter your password

If you have 2-step verification turned on, identify yourself using the method you chose (6 digit code, phone, or using the Microsoft Authenticator app.

Note: Are you being prompted to set up two-step verification? See Set up 2-step verification for Office 365 or use the Microsoft Authenticator app for easy verification.

Tap Yes or Allow to give Outlook permission to sync calendar, contacts, etc.

Allow permissions.

Swipe through the intro and you're now ready to use Outlook for iOS!