Set up email in Outlook for iOS mobile app

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, September 22, 2017 09:34am
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Set up email in Outlook for iOS mobile app

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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.

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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

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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

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Enter your email account password and tap Sign In.

Enter your Outlook.com password

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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.

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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!

Reference: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Set-up-email-in-Outlook-for-iOS-mobile-app-b2de2161-cc1d-49ef-9ef9-81acd1c8e234