Set up Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, or iCloud accounts

 

You can set up your email account using the Outlook for iOS app available from the Apple Store or the built-in iOS mail app.

 

iOS Outlook app Use Outlook for iOS

 

NOTE:  Outlook for iOS requires iOS 8.0 or higher. App availability varies by country so find out what's available in your country. If the app is incompatible with your device, try adding your mail account using the built-in mail app that comes with your device.

 

  1. Download the Outlook for iOS app from the Apple Store if you haven't installed it yet. If you already have it installed, open it, then tap SettingsAdd Account.

     

  2. On the Add an Account page, select Outlook.com if you have an Outlook email account ending with @outlook.com, @hotmail.com, @msn.com or @live.com. This includes international domains like @outlook.co.uk or any custom domains hosted on Outlook.com. If you have a different email account, tap one of the other options. For example, tap iCloud if you want to add an iCloud account, or Gmail if you want to a Gmail account.


    Select Outlook.com

  3. On the sign in page, type your full email address, for example <someone>@outlook.com, type your password, and then tap Sign in.

    TIP  If you get a time-out message, your password or other information might be incorrect. Retype the information, and then try again.


    Sign in with your email address and password

  4. Select Yes to let the app access your info. Outlook for iOS begins syncing.

  5. Tap one of the icons to view your calendar, files, or contacts in the app.


    Select an icon to view your mail, calendar, people (contacts), files, or settings

  6. To learn more about using Outlook for iOS, tap SettingsHelp. Or, see Frequently asked questions about Outlook for iOS and Android

You can also use the browser on your device to check your email account ending with @outlook.com, @hotmail.com, @msn.com, or @live.com email. Go to http://m.mail.live.com, and sign in to your email account.

 

Add another account

  1. You can have more than one email account in Outlook for iOS. Tap Settings > + Add Account.

  2. Go back to the top of this page and select the type of account you want to add

Delete an account

  1. Tap Settings.

  2. Tap the account you want to delete.

  3. Select Remove Account, and then select From Device or From Device & Remote Data.



Built-in iOS mail app Use the built-in iOS mail app

 

 

  1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, CalendarsAdd Account.

  2. In the Add Account page, tapOutlook.com.

    NOTE  This includes international domains like @outlook.co.uk or any custom domains hosted on Outlook.com.


    Select the type of account you want to add

  3. Enter your full email address and password, and then tap Next.


    Add email address and password

  4. By default, MailContacts, and Calendar information are synchronized. Tap Save.

Not working? Make sure you entered your email and password correctly and try again.

 

TIP  If you've turned on two-step verification, and you see an incorrect password error, see the section Troubleshoot email setup in this topic.

 

You can also use the browser on your device to check your email account ending with @outlook.com, @hotmail.com, @msn.com or @live.com. Go to http://m.mail.live.com, and sign in to your email account.