How to manually create a Microsoft Outlook 2016 profile?


Here’s a question from John:

“Can i manually setup Outlook.com in Outlook 2016?”

Yes. By using the steps outlined below you would be able to manually define your outlook account in outlook or exchange active sync.

Manually creating an Outlook 2016 profile:

  • Open your control panel, search for mail and click it.

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  • Then in the dialog box click Show profile.

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  • Hit Add to add a new profile.

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  • Enter the name for your profile and click OK.

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  • In the dialog box check on Manual setup or additional server types and click Next.

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  • Check on Outlook or Exchange ActiveSync compatible device in the choose service option.

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  • In the user information type your name and Email address of your outlook account.
  • Next in the server information enter the mail server as m.hotmail.com. Obviously you can also configure your Gmail and Yahoo accounts with Outlook.
  • In the logon information username will be taken from your email address and then enter your password.
  • If needed use the mail offline settings and click Next.

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  • Now in the after starting outlook make your profile to be¬†used.

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An alternative way:

  • Open your control panel, search for mail and click it.
  • Then in the dialog box click Show profile and hit Add.
  • Enter the name for your profile and click OK
  • In the Email account add your name and email address of your outlook account.
  • Enter the password of your outlook account twice and click next to add your outlook account.

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That’s it for today.Thanks for reading :)


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