Setting up Outlook email on an iPhone involves adding an email account to the built-in Mail app. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you set up Outlook on your iPhone:

Method 1: Automatic Setup

  1. Open Settings:
    • Open the “Settings” app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll Down and Tap on “Mail”:
    • Scroll down the Settings menu and tap on “Mail.”
  3. Tap on “Accounts”:
    • Under the “Mail” section, tap on “Accounts.”
  4. Tap “Add Account”:
    • Tap on “Add Account” to start the setup process.
  5. Choose “Microsoft Outlook”:
    • Select “Microsoft Outlook” from the list of email providers. If you don’t see it, you can choose “Other” and proceed with manual setup.
  6. Enter Your Email Address:
    • Enter your full Outlook email address and a description for the account (e.g., Outlook).
  7. Sign In:
    • You will be redirected to the Microsoft sign-in page. Enter your Outlook email password and follow any additional prompts.
  8. Allow Access:
    • If prompted, allow the Mail app to access your Outlook account by tapping “Yes” or “Allow.”
  9. Choose Information to Sync:
    • Select the information you want to sync with your iPhone, such as Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Notes. Tap “Save” or “Next” to complete the setup.
  10. Open the Mail App:
    • Open the Mail app on your iPhone, and you should see your Outlook emails syncing.

Method 2: Manual Setup

If the automatic setup doesn’t work or if you prefer manual configuration:

  1. Follow steps 1-4 from the above instructions.
  2. Instead of selecting “Microsoft Outlook,” choose “Other.”
  3. Select “Add Mail Account” and enter the following information:
    • Name: Your name
    • Email: Your full Outlook email address
    • Password: Your Outlook email password
    • Description: Enter a description for the account (e.g., Outlook).
  4. Choose either “IMAP” or “POP” as your account type. For Outlook, IMAP is usually recommended.
  5. Enter the following information for the incoming and outgoing mail servers:
    • Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):
      • Hostname: outlook.office365.com
      • Username: Your full Outlook email address
      • Password: Your Outlook email password
    • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):
      • Hostname: smtp.office365.com
      • Username: Your full Outlook email address
      • Password: Your Outlook email password
  6. Tap “Save” to complete the setup.

Once you’ve completed these steps, you should be able to access your Outlook email on the Mail app on your iPhone. Make sure to test sending and receiving emails to ensure everything is working correctly.

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