How to add a new email to Outlook can be a bit stressful if you’re not a tech wizz. But don’t despair – it’s really not that difficult and this article will assist you through the process. Take a deep breath, look at each step and screen and try! You can’t break anything. If all else fails, please give the Hero Digital Lab team a call and we will gladly assist!
How to add a new email to Outlook on your desktop?
In Outlook go to settings and click on +Add Account under the Account Information section.
Type in the new email address and tick the “Let me set up my account manually”
Select IMAP on the Advanced setup screen
You will now complete the fields for the Incoming mail server and port plus the Outgoing mail server and port based on the email settings information received from your service provider.
REMEMBER: Select Encryption method SSL/TLS for both!
Type the password as received from your service provider.
You have successfully set-up your new email account in Outlook! Congratulations!
The mailbox will be added to your Outlook profile and will be similar to the image example.
Below are the steps you can follow to set-up your new email on your mobile device.
How to add a new email to Outlook on your mobile?
On your Gmail account. Click on your profile image to display all the email accounts available on your device. Click on Add another account at the bottom.
You can go ahead and choose OTHER under the Set up email section.
Enter your new email address. Press next.
Select Personal (IMAP) to continue.
Enter the password as provided by your service provider. Press Next.
Enter the email, password en Incoming server settings as provided by your service provider. Press Next.
Repeat step 6 with the Outgoing server settings as provided by your service provider. Press Next.
Congratulations! You’ve done it. Your email account is now available on your mobile.
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