Set up email in Outlook for iOS mobile app

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This article is for setting up your email account only! If you're having trouble using the Outlook for iOS app, Open an in-app Outlook support ticket.

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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 10.0 or higher.

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First time using Outlook for iOS? Just tap Get Started.

If not, tap the menu icon the upper left corner.

Tap to open the collapsable menu in the corner

Tap Settings Outlook app settings > Add Account > Add Email Account.

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 account manually using Exchange or IMAP/POP.

Enter your email address

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Enter your email account password and tap Sign In.

Note: The sign in screen may look different for you depending on your email provider.

Enter your Outlook.com password

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If 2-step verification for Office 365 is enabled, verify yourself using the method you set up (6 digit code, phone call, or using the Microsoft Authenticator app.)

Check your text messages and enter the 6 digit code.

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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!