Outlook 2010: Setting Up Email

Adding a New Email Account

Setting up a new email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010 can be achieved by following these step-by-step instructions

Step 1

 File Tab

 Left-click the "File" tab in the ribbon.

Step 2

 Account Settings

 Left-click the "Account Settings" button.

Step 3

 Account Settings menu

 In the menu that appears, left-click "Account Settings."

Step 4

 Email Account Settings

 In the "Account Settings" window, make sure the "E-mail" tab is selected and left-click "New."

Step 5

 Add New Account

 There will be a list of services to choose from.  Make sure "E-mail Account" is selected, and left-click "Next."

Step 6

 Account Information entry

 Enter your name, email address, and password in the appropriate fields.  You will need to retype your password in the last field.  Once this is complete, left-click "Next" to automatically configure the account.  Once it is configured, left-click "Finish."  Your new Outlook 2010 email account is now set up.


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Outlook 2010 is a emailing, calendar, and contact management software from the Microsoft Office suite.