Mastering the Process: How to Add a Mailbox in Outlook

How to Add a Mailbox in Outlook

Hello everyone, I am Tracy. Today at, we're going to simplify the process of adding a mailbox in Microsoft Outlook for you.

Why add a Mailbox in Outlook?

Adding a mailbox in Outlook facilitates the management of various email accounts from one platform, making your email tasks more manageable and efficient.

Adding a Mailbox in Outlook

Follow this step-by-step guide to add a new mailbox in Outlook.

Step 1: Open Outlook

Launch the Microsoft Outlook application on your PC or .

Step 2: Navigate to File

Click on the “File” tab located in the top left corner of your Outlook dashboard.

Step 3: Select the ‘Info' Tab

From the dropdown under the “File” tab, choose “Info”. This will open the Account Information window.

Step 4: Access Account Settings

Click on the “Account Settings” button and select “Account Settings” from the dropdown menu.

Step 5: Choose an Email Account

In the Email tab, select the email account where you'd like to add the mailbox. Then, click on the “Change” button above.

Step 6: Adding a Mailbox

Click on “More Settings”, move to the “Advanced” tab, and select “Add”. Type the mailbox name and confirm by clicking on “OK”.
You can add multiple mailboxes by repeating this step.

Step 7: Finalize the Settings

Once you're satisfied with your selections, click “Apply” and then “OK”. Close all and restart Outlook.

Congratulations, you've added a mailbox to your Outlook account!

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