Windows® 10 - Add a Personal Email Account

Note If your device isn't running Windows 10, refer to the Windows 8 instructions.

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon (located in the lower-left) > Accounts.
    Note If the Windows Settings options are not visible, tap or click the Settings Home icon Settings Home icon (located in the upper-left) to go to the Settings home page.
    Note Utilize the touchscreen (if available) or mouse to select on-screen options.
  2. Tap Email & app accounts, then select Add an account.
    Your email and accounts with Add an account
  3. Select the account type (e.g., Google, Yahoo!, Other account).
    Choose an account screen with available options
  4. Enter the appropriate account credentials (e.g., email address, password) then select Sign in or Next.
    Note The steps to complete sign in may differ depending upon the account type.
    Note If account settings aren't auto-detected, the settings can be entered manually.
    Sign in screen with available fields


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