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Outlook.com tips


Mobile Outlook.com

Access Outlook.com on your Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or Android.

Windows Phone

  • On Start, flick left to the App list, tap Settings, and then tap Email & accounts.

  • Tap add an account.

  • If you have a Windows Phone 8, tap Outlook.
    – or –
    If you have a Windows Phone 7, tap Windows Live.

  • Enter your Outlook.com address.

  • Tap the Password box, and then enter your Outlook.com password.

  • Tap Sign in.

iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

You can now download the Microsoft Outlook app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch from the app store.

  • Download the Microsoft Outlook app or search for Outlook in the app store with your iOS device.

  • After the app has installed, tap Get Started.

  • Next, select the account you would like to add.

  • Sign in to the account and the Microsoft Outlook app will begin to sync with the account.

If you’re unable to use the app for any reason, you can still set up Outlook.com on your iOS device.

  • Tap Settings, and then tap Mail, Contacts, Calendar.

  • Tap Add Account in the Accounts page.

  • Select Hotmail.

  • Enter your Outlook.com address and password.

  • Select the fields that you want to sync. Tap Save.

Android

You can now use the Office Outlook app on your Android phones or tablets.

  • Download the Microsoft Outlook app or search for Outlook in Google Play with your Android device.

  • After the install, tap Get Started.

  • Next, select the account that you like to add.

  • Sign in to the account and the Microsoft Outlook app will begin to sync with that account.

Notes

  • App might not be available in all countries or regions.

  • You can't edit your contacts in the app.

If you’re unable to use the app for any reason, you can still set up Outlook.com on your Android device. Here’s how:

  • On your device, tap Email, then tap Add account.

  • Enter your Outlook.com email address and password, then tap Manual setup.

  • Under What type of account is this? tap Exchange.

  • If there is a Domain field, leave it blank. If there is a Username field, enter your email address.

  • Enter your password.

  • For Server name enter s.outlook.com.

  • Make sure the Use secure connection (SSL) checkbox is checked, then tap Next.

  • Choose your account options and tap Next.

  • To finish setup, tap Done.

Phones with web browsers

You can always access Outlook.com at http://m.mail.live.com.

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