How To Add A New Account in MS Outlook 2013

Microsoft has recently released the Microsoft Outlook 2013 suite and in a previous posts I covered some tips regarding MS Office 2013 applications, including  the process of connecting a Gmail account With Microsoft Outlook 2013. While adding an initial account is simple enough due to the wizard that displays after Outlook is launched for the first time, adding new accounts can be a bit confusing. Here is a small guide to help you add a new / multiple accounts to Outlook 2013.

Step 1: Click on the File menu and head over to the Info tab. From here, select Account Settings option. Outlook 2013 Settings

Step 2: In the nest step, click the New option to add a new account to Outlook 2013. This process may be used for adding anything from an Exchange Server account to a third-party email account (e.g. a Gmail account) to Microsoft Outlook.

Change Account Settings

Step 3: This will launch a wizard from where you can connect a new email account to Microsoft Outlook by entering relevant credentials. You can also directly launch this wizard from Step one by clicking on the Add Account option (see first screenshot). To configure any additional settings, simply click on the More Settings option. this might be required to enter IMAP or SMTP ports or to configure other settings (e.g. SMTP settings).

Enter Email Settings

With the help of the aforementioned method you can add new accounts and manage multiple accounts using Microsoft Outlook 2013. These multiple accounts can be viewed via the Info tab in File menu.

MS Outlook 2013

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