Open Outlook for Android. The icon looks like this:

         

Outlook for Android

         

       



Tap Get Started if it's your first time.

         

Or, go to Settings > Add Account > Add Email Account.

         

Go to Settings

         

Select Add Account

       


Enter your full email address, then tap Continue.

         

             Note: If you're prompted for server setting information, you may have to set up manually or use IMAP or POP. See the server settings help section below for details.

         

Enter your email address.

     



Enter your email account password and tap Sign In or Next.

         

             Note: The sign in screen may look different for you depending on your email provider.

         

Enter your password for your email account.

       


Outlook may request permission to access your calendar, contacts, etc. Tap Yes or Allow


         Tap Yes to accept permissions        



         

You're now ready to use Outlook for Android!

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Set up email in the built-in Android apps

   

The appearance of Androids can vary so use these steps as a guide or consult the  manufacturer's help for your  particular device. If you're setting up in the built-in app, see the Android built-in app section below.

   

Update your Gmail app to the latest version:

                 
  • Open the Google Play Store app on your phone.

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  • Type "Gmail" into the search bar and then select Update.

                                                 

                             Note: If the update option is not available, you're already on the latest version.

                 

After the update is installed, tap the Gmail app icon to open it.

               


Tap the menu icon in the upper left corner > Settings  > Add account > Exchange and Office 365.

                 

                     Important: Do NOT choose "Outlook, Hotmail, and Live" unless you want to sync email only.

                 

Choose Exchange

               


Enter your full email address and tap Next.

                 

Enter your password and tap Next.

                 

                     Note: If you're prompted for server setting information, you may have to set up manually or use IMAP or POP. See the server settings help section below for details.

                 

Add your email address Enter password

             


Follow any prompts you may get, including security permissions. You may also be asked to set your sync settings and a display name.

                 

If you use Office 365 for business, you may also be asked to give additional security control. In this case, choose Activate.

               


Go to your inbox. If you see an email that says "Action Required to Sync," open it and tap Use another Mail app instead.

                 

If you don't see this message and your emails are syncing, skip this step.

                 

Click the link to enable sync

               


Pull down the Android notification bar by swiping down from the top of your screen.

                 

If you see a notification that reads "Unable to sync calendar and contacts," tap it. Then tap Allow to give access and you're done!

                 

                     Note: If you don't see a sync error notification, you're good to go!


                 Open the notification bar