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iOS: Setting up an Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, or MSN email account

Learn how to set up your Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, or MSN email account on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

  1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > Outlook.com.
  2. Enter your email address and password. Tap Next.
  3. Choose the account items you would like to sync from your email service provider.
  4. Tap Save.

If you see this alert: "Unable to verify account information", be sure you have entered your email address and password correctly.

Are you using iOS 6?

  1. Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account… > Microsoft Hotmail.
  2. Enter your email address and password. Tap Next.
  3. Choose the account items you would like to sync from your email service provider.
  4. Tap Save.

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Last Modified: Dec 10, 2013
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