Set up email on a Windows Phone
You can set up an email account on your Windows Phone to access your email, calendar, and contacts. If you are experiencing issues adding your email, learn how to Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.
If you're looking for steps for Windows 10 phones, see Mail and Calender for Windows 10 FAQ. You can also Set up email in Outlook for PC
Note: These instructions are for devices running Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 7.5, and Windows Phone 7.
If you do not already have Outlook for Windows Phone you can download it here.
Download Outlook for Windows Phone
Select the type of account you want to set up on your Windows phone or tablet:
Set up an email account ending with @outlook.com, @hotmail.com, @msn.com, or @live.com
Note: This includes international domains such as @outlook.co.uk or any custom domains hosted on Outlook.com.
Note: If you don't see Outlook.com or an Outlook option, it just means that you haven't yet signed in with a Microsoft account on your phone. To do that, see Set up the first Microsoft account on your phone.
Note: If two-step verification is set up for this account, you might be asked to verify your identity before you can continue. Follow the instructions to get a code. To learn more, see Why is Microsoft texting me?
Work or school email accounts that use Office 365 or other Exchange-based email account
Note: If there's a problem connecting the email account, see the Microsoft Exchange or Office 365 email account section in Set up or delete an email account for Windows Phone 8 or 8.1, or in Set up or delete an email account for Windows Phone 7 or 7.5.
Set up a IMAP email on a Windows Phone
Note: POP and POP3 accounts are not currently supported by MGA.
If you're adding your work or school account and your organization uses Office 365 for business to host your email, the settings are listed in the table below.
Type of server
IMAP4 (incoming server)
SMTP (outgoing server)
Set up Office apps and email on your Windows Phone
Set up email in Outlook for PC
Set up email in Outlook 2013 or 2010 for Office 365
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