Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Outlook can often recognize many popular e-mail accounts such as Hotmail,
but if Outlook can’t set up your e-mail account automatically, you will need to
ask your Internet service provider (ISP) for all these details.
Adding an e-mail account
Before you can use Outlook to manage your e-mail, you must add your e-mail
account. To add a new e-mail account, follow these steps:
1. Load Outlook and click the File tab.
The Backstage View appears.
2. Click Info and then click the Add Account button.
An Add New Account dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 14-1.
3. Type in the appropriate information and click Next.
You may need to wade through several sets of questions before Outlook
can properly configure your e-mail account.
To delete an e-mail account, right-click on the account name in the left panel
of the Outlook window. When a pop-up menu appears, choose Remove.
After you set up an e-mail account, you can start sending e-mail. The three
ways to create and send e-mail are