How to add a new email to Outlook

How to add a new email to Outlook

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 or additional mailbox in Outlook

You will receive a mail settings description from your hosting service provider. This settings will be used for desktop and mobile set-up. Your services provider will also supply you with the new email address and password.

How to add a new email to Outlook on your desktop?

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 1

In Outlook go to settings and click on +Add Account under the Account Information section.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 2

Type in the new email address and tick the “Let me set up my account manually” 

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 3

Select IMAP on the Advanced setup screen

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 4

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!

Click Next

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 5

Type the password as received from your service provider.

Click Connect

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 5

You have successfully set-up your new email account in Outlook!  Congratulations!  

Click Done

IN OUTLOOK

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 or additional mailbox in Outlook

How to add a new email to Outlook on your mobile?

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 1

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.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 2

You can go ahead and choose OTHER under the Set up email section.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 3

Enter your new email address.  Press next.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 4

Select Personal (IMAP) to continue.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 5

Enter the password as provided by your service provider.  Press Next.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 6

Enter the email, password en Incoming server settings as provided by your service provider.  Press Next.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 7

Repeat step 6 with the Outgoing server settings as provided by your service provider.  Press Next.

how to add a new or additional mailbox in Outlook

STEP 8

Congratulations!  You’ve done it.  Your email account is now available on your mobile.

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