How to add multiple email accounts to new Outlook app on Windows 11

The new Outlook app for Windows 11 includes support for multiple email accounts, and here's how to set it up.

Outlook app add multiple accounts
Outlook app add multiple accounts

UPDATED 8/8/2023: Windows 11 has a new Outlook app that allows you to add and manage multiple email accounts from various services, and in this guide, you will learn how. The new Outlook app is an experience based on the design you see today on the web that is meant to replace the Mail and Calendar apps and the classic desktop version of Outlook.

In addition to the new interface and features for the desktop, the app also comes with support to use multiple email accounts (whether they be work, school, or personal) from different services, including Outlook (as well as the legacy Live and Hotmail), Gmail, Yahoo, iCloud, and IMAP.

If you plan to use the redesigned version of Outlook on Windows 11 or Windows 10, you must know the steps to add multiple accounts. At the time of this writing, you can set up multiple, Gmail, and Yahoo accounts. The company says that support for Apple iCloud and the ability to add accounts through IMAP will come “soon.”

This guide will teach you the steps to add third-party email accounts to the new Outlook app for Windows 11.

Add multiple email accounts on Outlook app

To add multiple accounts to the new Outlook app, use these steps:

  1. Open new Outlook app on Windows 11.

  2. Click on Settings (gear button from top-right).

    New Outlook app settings

  3. Click on Accounts.

  4. Click on Email accounts.

  5. Click the Add account option.

    New Outlook add account

  6. Confirm your additional email account from, Gmail, Yahoo, or iCloud.

    New Outlook add Gmail account

  7. Click the Continue button.

  8. Continue with the on-screen directions to add the account.

Once you complete the steps, the email account will be added to the Outlook app. You may need to repeat the steps to set up additional email accounts. If it’s supported, you can access your calendar information.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 15 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 21 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].