How to setup email address in Microsoft Outlook 2016

Step 1 – Open Outlook and click File

Open Outlook on your computer and click File in the top left corner.

Step 2 – Click Add account

Click Add Account to start setup.

Step 3 – Type in your email address

Type in the email address you want to add and click Connect.

Step 4 – Connect your account

Outlook will automatically detect the right server settings, click Connect to continue.

Step 5 – Enter your password

Type in your password, it is the password that you also use to login to Webmail. Click OK to continue.

Step 6 – Close automatic setup

Click OK to complete setup.

Step 7 – Click File again

Your email account is now set up, but you need to add an additional setting to make sure all emails are delivered to the correct folders.

Click File again.

Step 8 – Click Account Settings

Click Account Settings.

Step 9 – Click Change

Select the account you just set up and click Change in the menu right above it.

Step 10 – Click More Settings…

Click More Settings… in the bottom right.

Step 11 – Set the Root folder path

# Click the Advanced tab.

# Type in INBOX as the Root folder path, all in capitals.

# Click OK to save your settings.

Step 12 – Test the account settings

Click Next to continue.

Outlook will now test your account settings by trying to send a test message. Click Close when the tests are completed.

Step 13 – You are done!

Click Finish to go to your inbox. You can now see that all folders are on the same level as your inbox.

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