How to Add a New Account in Outlook 2016 and 2010?

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    August 1st, 2013
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    April 11, 2022
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Summary:- MS Outlook is the preferred email client among many users for email communication but many users don’t know how to add a new account in Outlook. Therefore this blog is only for users who don’t have deep knowledge of MS Outlook. In this article, I will share the techniques of Adding accounts in MS Outlook 2010. I’ll share all the processes and steps in detail so that you should not face any kind of interruption.

It is easy to purchase an Outlook Suite and install it on the PC. But when it comes to configuring a new account in MS Outlook then it becomes tedious for the user to execute it. Well, in this article you’ll see how you should successfully Add new account in Outlook 2016, 2010, and 2007.

There are various versions of MS Outlook but you should remember one thing the working of all of them are almost the same. So the process of adding a new Account to Outlook is almost the same for all the versions of Outlook.

Simple Steps to Add New Account in Outlook 2016

  1. Launch your MS Outlook program on your system.
  2. Now click on the File tab and then click on Add Account button.
    Add a New Account in Outlook
  3. The Add New Account window will appear. You have to fill all the information correctly in the black boxes
  4. Once you have filled all the information correctly, I recommend you revise everything before you click on Next.
    Add a New Account in Outlook
  5. MS Outlook will start configuring e-mail server settings. This might take several minutes, please wait.
  6. The IMAP e-mail is successfully configured. Now click on the Finish button.
    Add a New Account in Outlook
  7. If you want to configure server settings manually, then check the box “Manually configure server settings” and click on Next.
  8. The Add New Account window will appear again. Change your server information, e.g. you can change your IMAP e-mail account into POP3. Finally, click on the Finish button.

Well, the above process will help you to configure a new account to Outlook 2010 and you can apply the same steps in Outlook 2007 and 2016. The procedure of adding an account is almost the same in all the versions of Outlook. Maybe some options and names have been changed but other thing remains the same. Once you have configured the new account, you can add PST to Outlook easily.

Why do Users Configure Accounts in MS Outlook?

It is a big question why a user always needs to configure a new account in Outlook or configure accounts in MS Outlook and not in any other email client. I know you must be unaware of the reasons for this activity but I would like to share some of them.

  • Fast Working Easy-to-Use application.
  • Embedded with unique features.
  • Adds and manages more than one account at a time.
  • Provides enough space to the users for storing emails.
  • Trusted and Safe Email Client.

You are recommended to read: How to Manage PST files in Microsoft Outlook – Unmanaged or Corrupted.

Conclusion

Now, you have learned the technique of configuring a new account in Outlook which is quite easy to implement. I hope now you’ll not face any kind of issue while adding an account and managing it in Outlook.

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