Microsoft has reached another milestone when it released Office 365 in the market. We are all familiar enough with the Microsoft Office suite and its productivity. You computing device is incomplete if you don’t have MS suite in it. Over the time, Microsoft has improved the service of MS Office Suite making it even more productive.
Another most concerned Microsoft service today is the Outlook email service. For Windows users, Microsoft Outlook or Windows Live or Hotmail is the must have service. Your Microsoft Outlook account will allow you to switch to the other Microsoft services.
In the latest Windows editions like Windows 8 and Windows 10, the security services of the Operating System can only be access through Outlook like Microsoft accounts. Using the Outlook account, while you are seamlessly exchanging your emails, it ensures your computing device’s security as well.
And, the combination of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Outlook may take your Windows experience to the next level. We will be discussing setting up the Outlook account and Microsoft Office 365 later. Before we do that, let’s take a look at the Office 365 suite and the Outlook definition.
What is Microsoft Office 365?
Office 365 as known as Microsoft 365 is the online version of the MS Office suite. While the old version of MS office suite works as an offline tool, Office 365 works both online and offline, make our tasks even easier to get done. The Office 365 uses cloud storage service to exchange emails, collaborate SharePoint docs online, and more.
The service from Microsoft was announced back in the October of 2010 and made globally available within the June of 2011. The service was designed to serve especially in the corporate sector for business purposes. However, Microsoft Office 365 comes with several packages that suit all kind of your requirements.
Microsoft Office 365 plans are available for various purposes such as Home, Personal, Study, and Business. These programs are available for your all kind of devices. The desktop version of Office 365 is available for Windows PC nad Apple Mac. And, the mobile app is available for iOS, Android phones and Windows Phone.
What is The Microsoft Outlook?
Generally, it is a personal info manager from Microsoft and is an aspect of MS Office suite. The Outlook, though commonly used as an email client, it also serves many other useful features such as Task Manager, Calendar, Notepad, Journal, Contact Manager, and Web browser as well.
If you have an Outlook email account and want to add it to the Microsoft 365 service, You have just landed at the right place.
How to Setup Outlook account for Microsoft 365?
In most of the time, Outlook may get set up just with just an username and password. Or you can set up your Outlook account using Auto Account Wizard. Below here is the step by step procedure to set up your Outlook account using Auto Account Wizard.
First and Foremost, you need to buy and install the Office 365 in your PC or Mac. And then proceed by the below instruction.
Step 1: Open your Outlook, click on the “Next” button when the Auto Account Wizard is launched.
Step 2: Navigate the page of e-mail Accounts and then click “Next” option.
Step 3: Now click on the “Add Account” option.
Step 4: Finally click on the “Finish” button.
Once the setup is completed, you can freely access to the Office 365 using your Outlook account. If you don’t have an Outlook account yet, you can create one using a few simple steps.
How to Create Outlook Account on PC or Mac?
Having a Microsoft Outlook account is the best thing if you are using Windows operating system on your PC. An Outlook account can be created in the simplest way. Here is how.
Step 1: Fist of all, go to the www.live.com for Outlook Account Sign Up.
Step 2: There you will be asked to enter your existing account ID and password. Click on the “Create One!” option as you don’t have any.
Step 3: Next, you will be taken to the information filling up page. Provide your personal and contact information one by one properly.
- Enter your First and Last Name in the two separate empty boxes.
- Choose an username or email id for future use with “outlook.com” extension name.
- Now, create a password that is strong enough in combination with at least one capital letter, one small, and a numerical number.
- Reenter the same password again to match and confirm it.
- Now, select your Country or Region from the drop down list.
- Provide your Date of Birth in the three separate sections. Each for the Month, Day, and the Year.
- Next, pick your Gender, whether male of female.
Step 4: In the next sections, you will require providing your contact information. This information will be used for securing your Outlook account.
- Firstly, select your country code.
- Now, enter your personal contact number.
Step 5: Next you will have to pass the test of being human by entering the appropriate captcha code. You can see the captcha code as a text the page. If the current code is not understandable, you can get a fresh new one by clicking on the “New” button. Or, clicking on the “Audio” button you can listen to the captcha code in a clear automated voice.
Step 6: Next, you will need to check the terms and conditions of the Microsoft service. You don’t need to read all the service terms. Simply tick mark the check box.
Step 7: Once as the above sections are filled up with proper information, you can click on the “Create account” button to step further.
This is it. You are done with your Outlook account creation as soon as you click on that “Create account” button. Now you can freely setup your Outlook with the Microsoft Office 365 suite. As I have already instructed you to do it so earlier, I hope you won’t be having any hassle while Outlook 365 Login.
This Outlook account can ID and Password can be used to access to your Outlook account from your Smartphone too. For that, you will only need to download the Outlook and Office 365 mobile app in your Smartphone. The apps are available for your all kind of mobile devices.