Office 365 - Configuring Microsoft Outlook for Android

A step-by-step guide on how to add and remove Microsoft 365 and other email accounts when using the Microsoft Outlook app for Android.


*Important Note: Office 365 with Duo is only supported if you are using the Outlook App for Android. 
*Note: A Samsung Galaxy S10 phone was used for the picture examples below. 



Adding Office 365 (@uwlax.edu) when using the Microsoft Outlook app for the first time:

1. Download the Microsoft Outlook app from the Google Play Store. 



2. Open up the Microsoft Outlook app by tapping the Outlook icon located on your phone.  



3. Tap Get Started.



4. Type in your full email address (including @uwlax.edu) and tap Continue. 



5. Type in your password when the UW-La Crosse pop-up screen appears and tap Sign in



6. Verify your account with your Duo authentication device.


7. Either add another email account or skip this part by selecting Maybe Later.



8. The email account has been successfully added if you can see your emails and/or your email account under the Inbox.




Adding an additional email account when using the Microsoft Outlook app

1. Open up the Microsoft Outlook app by tapping the Outlook icon on your phone. 


2. Tap your initials or profile picture up on the top left next to Inbox.




3. Tap Settings, which can be found towards the bottom left of the screen (it looks a gear). 



4. Tap Add Account and then select Add an email account



*Note: You can also start the "Add account" process by selecting the envelope icon with the plus sign (+) underneath your Office 365 email account. 
 


5. Type in your full email address and tap Continue



6. Type in your password and then you may be prompted to select the kind of email account it is (Outlook, Google, Yahoo, etc.) to complete the sign in. 


7. The email account has been successfully added if you can see your emails and/or your email account under the Inbox. 




Removing/Deleting email account from Android when using the Microsoft Outlook app: 

1. Open up the Microsoft Outlook app by tapping on the icon on your phone. 



2. Tap your initials or profile picture up on the top left next to Inbox.


3. Tap Settings, which can be found towards the bottom left of the screen (it looks a gear). 



4. Tap on the email account you want to remove/delete. 



5. Tap Delete Account.
*Note: You may need to scroll down towards the bottom of the screen to see this option. 


6. Tap Delete.



7. The email account has been successfully removed/deleted if it no longer appears under Settings and/or under the Inbox.  



*Need more help? Contact the Eagle Help Desk.





Keywords:Outlook,Office 365,email,android,mobile phone,cellphone,smart phone,Microsoft   Doc ID:89105
Owner:Erin B.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2019-01-15 14:53 CDTUpdated:2020-06-09 10:54 CDT
Sites:UW-La Crosse
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