Manually add my email address to Outlook 2016 (Windows)

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If you don’t want to use the Autodiscover feature to set up your email, or it’s not working properly, you can manually add your email address to Outlook 2016 on Windows.

  1. From the Start Menu, open your Control Panel.
  2. Select User Accounts > Mail (Microsoft Outlook 2016).
    Click Mail
  3. Select Show Profiles.
    Click Show Profiles
  4. Select Add.
    Click Add
  5. For Profile Name, enter whatever you want the new profile’s name to be, and then select OK.
    Enter Profile Name, click OK
  6. Select Manual setup or additional server types, and then select Next.
    Select Manual setup or additional server types, click Next
  7. Select Microsoft 365, enter your email address, and select Next.
    Select Microsoft 365, click Next
  8. When you see the sign-in page, enter your email address and select Next.

Note: You may be prompted with two sign-in options after entering your email address. Use the Work or School account option.

Enter your email address

9. Enter your Microsoft 365 email password and Sign in. It can take a couple minutes to sign in and configure your email account. Select Done.

10. Select Finish to complete the setup.

Finish Setup

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