• June 26, 2022

How to configure Outlook in Windows 8?

Windows 8 has kept the emotions of old Windows users by keeping Microsoft Outlook in its latest version viz. Windows 8. Although Microsoft has introduced the Live Metro-style Mail app, the webmail service that allows users to access their emails directly from the live user interface with an active Internet connection, it has kept the famous client from a long time ago, namely Microsoft Outlook. to help users continue the old style of email communication.

Microsoft Outlook 2013, also known as Outlook 15, is available as a component of the Microsoft Office 2013 suite and is also a separate downloadable program from the Microsoft website. When it comes to looks, Microsoft has kept the old style. The client setup procedure and screens are the same as Windows 7 or Vista, etc. Therefore, users do not need to worry about anything at all, at least to deal with difficulties in configuring Outlook 2013 to send/receive emails. It doesn’t mean that Outlook 2013 is old wine in a new bottle. With SkyDrive integration, Metro-style user interface, live tiles, improved automation, and more advanced features, Outlook 2013 is here to give customers a whole new experience.

In order to experience this change, you’ll need to set up Outlook 2013. Here’s what I’ll help you with. I have listed some steps here to help you set up Outlook 2013 smoothly. Check out these steps below:

Tap or click Outlook 2013 (the live tile) in the Metro-style user interface. Make sure the Microsoft Office 2013 suite is installed on your Windows 8 computer; otherwise you won’t find the Outlook 2013 tile.

If you are on the desktop and want to switch to the Metro-style user interface, open the Charms bar by pressing the Windows + C key combination. Tap the Start button on the Charms bar and the Metro user interface will open. Click the Outlook 2013 tile after.

Once clicked, you will see the Welcome to Outlook 2013 window (the top of the screen will display the Welcome to Microsoft Outlook 15 window). Click Next on the window to continue. On the Add an email account screen, tap the Yes button and then tap Next to start setting up an email account in Microsoft Outlook.

· On the Automatic Account Setup screen, make sure the Email Account button is selected. Enter your name in the Your Name field. Also fill in all the data in the required fields. If you want to manually set up your email account, click the radio button next to Manual setup or additional server types, and then click Next. Follow the rest of the on-screen instructions, enter all the required details, including server information, etc. and finish the setup procedure.

If you want Outlook to automatically find and inject all email configurations, simply click the Next button without selecting the Manual configuration button or additional server types. Outlook 2013 will automatically fill in all the settings and load your Inbox when it’s done. Now you can start sending or receiving emails and enjoy a new experience.

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