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To have an access to your Microsoft’s email account from your Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch you can use the Microsoft Outlook app available from the Apple’s App Store. But you may prefer to use the built-in iOS Mail app for all your email accounts, like I do. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to set up your Microsoft email account (Hotmail, Outlook, Live, or MSN) using the built-in iOS Mail app.

Note that these instructions have been written for Hotmail, but the process is exactly the same whether you want to set up an Outlook, Live, or MSN account.

Let’s begin

Setting up a Microsoft email account (Hotmail, Outlook, Live, or MSN) using the built-in iOS Mail app is a really easy process.

Now, step by step guide.

  1. Go to your Apple device’s Settings, scroll down and tap Passwords & Accounts. Set up Microsoft email account on Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

  2. Tap Add Account.

  3. Tap Other. Set up Microsoft email account on Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

  4. Tap Add Mail Account. Set up Microsoft email account on Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

  5. Enter your name, email address, password, and a description for your Microsoft account (Hotmail, Outlook, Live, or MSN). Please note: If you have two-step authentication enabled for your Microsoft account, you will need to create an application password for iOS Mail app and use it instead. Set up Microsoft email account on Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

  6. Tap Next and wait for Mail to verify your account.

  7. On the final screen, you can define what kind of data, like Contacts or Calendars, you want to synchronise between your Apple device and your Microsoft email account. Ensure that «Mail» is checked.

  8. Tap Save to complete your account setup.

Conclusion

That’s it, you’re done. Now you have set up a Microsoft email account using the built-in iOS Mail app. So simple isn’t it?

I hope this article has helped you learn how to set up a Microsoft email account (Hotmail, Outlook, Live, or MSN) using the built-in iOS Mail app on your Apple iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. If this article helped you then please leave a comment :smiley:

Thanks for reading!