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  • Writer's pictureShaun

Set up Microsoft emails: Outlook on desktop Mac OS

Add your Microsoft 365 email to Outlook for Mac. You'll then be ready to send and receive business emails.

NOTE: Apple updates its interface VERY frequently, so the appearance of the screenshots below may be out of date. It should still help, but if you get confused, just let us know. ​​ 1. Open Outlook

2. From the menu bar, select Outlook > Preferences.

3. Select Accounts

4. Select + (plus) > New account

Note: You might need to choose your account type as Work or School to continue.

5. Enter your email address and select Continue

6. Enter your email password and select Sign in 7. If multi-factor authentication (MFA) is enabled, follow the prompts to set up one of the available options, or verify your account using your existing MFA method. You may want to be super secure and set up MFA on the Microsoft Authenticator App

8. Select Done. If you have more than one account, decide which account you want to set as the default

9. Your account will display, and your emails will load, which can take a few minutes


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