How Do I… Configure Email in Outlook 2016

How to configure Outlook 2016 on a Mac

This guide will walk you through setting up Outlook 2016 for Mac to integrate with and display your Email, Calendar, and Contacts.

Step 1

Open Outlook 2016.


If this is the first time running Outlook it will start a setup configuration wizard.  Follow the steps until prompted for your Email address, then proceed to step 6.

Step 2

On the top left corner, click on Outlook, then Preferences.

Step 3

Click on Accounts.


Step 4

On the bottom left courner, click on the + icon.


Step 5

Click on New Account.


Step 6

 Enter your email address, then click on Continue.


Step 7

Enter your Western password and click on Sign In.

If you have opted in to MFA for Office 365, the following screen will appear. Select your preferred MFA method to continue signing in.

If you have not opted in to MFA for Office 365, you can proceed directly to Step 8.

Step 8

The following screen shows that your email was configured correctly.

Click on Done.

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