Microsoft Outlook is an email client developed by Microsoft and it’s available with the Microsoft Office suite. Its first version was released in 1997 with Outlook 97, and the latest version is Outlook 2021.
MS Outlook includes features such as calendaring, task management, contact management, journal logging, and web browsing.
Microsoft has also released Outlook apps for mobile devices, which support Android and iOS.
How to configure Microsoft Outlook for Outlook.com
Follow the steps below to configure your Outlook.com account in Microsoft Outlook.
We have already added a Gmail account to MS Outlook. Now we will see how to add an Outlook.com account to Microsoft Outlook.
Open MS Outlook Application > Click File > Info > Add Account
Enter your Outlook.com email address, click Connect.
Enter the password and click Sign in.
After successfully adding an account, click Done.
Microsoft respects your privacy window will open, click Next.
If you don’t want to send optional data about Office to Microsoft, then select No, don’t send optional data, and click “Accept.”
Outlook.com and Gmail.com are the accounts that have been added to MS Outlook 2019.
Click File > Info > under Account Information you will see both the accounts IMAP account for GMAIL and Microsoft Exchange account for Outlook.com
What is Microsoft Exchange?
Microsoft Exchange is an email, contact, calendaring, scheduling, and collaboration platform developed by Microsoft exclusively for Windows Operating Systems. It can be deployed on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid network (a combination of on-premises and cloud).
Follow our post below on how to set up Gmail in Microsoft Outlook.
For personal use, Outlook.com is a free-to-use email service provided by Microsoft, previously known as Hotmail.com. Paid plans with more features are also available for businesses. Follow the steps mentioned in this post to configure your Outlook.com email account in Microsoft Outlook.