Set up email in the Outlook for Android app

Set up email in the Outlook for Android app

Stay in touch with friends, family, and coworkers using the Outlook for Android mobile app. Send and receive email, manage your calendar, and much more. If your Android mobile device is incompatible with the Outlook mobile app, you can also Set up email in the built-in Android email app. If you're experiencing sync issues, try troubleshooting email setup on mobile or see Sync calendar with my phone or tablet.


Outlook for Android
If you haven't already, download and install the mobile app from the Google Play Store.

Download Outlook for Android.

Set up Office 365 email in Outlook for Android

  1. Open Outlook for Android on your device. Tap Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account.
  2. On the Add Account page, enter your email address and tap Continue.

In most cases, Outlook will be able to automatically detect your email provider and configure your account for you. If you're prompted to choose your account type, choose Office 365 from the icons shown. If you are not sure who your email provider is, see Troubleshoot email setup on mobile.

  1. Enter your password and sign in to connect your account. You may also be asked to enter a name and description of your account.
  2. If you are prompted to enter additional details such as server settings, see IMAP settings for Office 365 .

Note: POP and POP3 are not currently supported by MGA. If you choose to set up your email using IMAP, your calendar will not sync. What is IMAP?

  1. Outlook for Android may request access to info like your calendar and contacts. Tap Yes or Allow to grant these permissions. If your organization has set up security policies for you, tap Activate.

You are now ready to use Outlook for Android!


Begin using Outlook for Android

You can learn how to complete other set up functions for Outlook here:

Delete an email account

  1. Open Outlook for Android. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on the email account you want to delete.
  3. Tap Delete Account.


Add an Alias

  1. Open Outlook for Android. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap on the email account you want to add an alias to.
  3. Tap Advanced Settings > Add Alias.
  4. Enter your email address alias and tap Done on the keyboard.


See Also

Set up Office apps and email on Android

Set up email in Outlook for PC

Set up email in Android Email app






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