Outlook Email Login – How to Log In
If you have been using any Microsoft product (Window PCs), you must have come across Outlook email.
Outlook, which full name is Microsoft Outlook is not just an email from Microsoft. It is a personal information manager that comes as part of the Microsoft office suite. Apart from serving as an email portal, Outlook also includes a task manager, calendar, note taking, journal, contact manager, and web browsing.
The great thing about Outlook is that it can be used as a stand-alone application and can be used by an organization to share work and files. Currently, Microsoft released an app for their Outlook, this means you can now log in to your Outlook email from any device you are using whether it is based on Android or iOS, you can easily download the Outlook app from App Store or PlayStore.
Why You Should Be Using Outlook:
Just like Gmail, Yahoo mail, and other free email service providers, Microsoft outlook comes with some special features. In this article, we will take a look at some of these features:
1. Works on Every Device
Although Outlook comes as part of Microsoft Suite, it can as well be used as a standalone app. You can easily integrate this app on many devices whether on Android or iOS platform.
2. Works Well with Active Directory
This is one of the greatest benefits of using Outlook. By logging to Outlook, you can have access to your Active Directory credentials.
3. Easily organize your Assets
Unlike Yahoo mail, Gmail, and other email clients, Outlook allows you to arrange various emails with colors and tied them to reminders if you want to act upon them later. You can add current emails to a folder known as “Follow Up” so that you can easily follow up on those messages later.
4. Friendly User Interface
This is one of the best attractions of Microsoft Outlook. No one wants to get stuck on the interface. Outlook uses a simple interface that is very easy to operate. The ease of using Outlook helps work to get done faster. There is little or no learning curve when you decide to use Outlook.
How To Login To My Outlook
Despite the ease of using Outlook, you can easily find people who find it difficult to get access to their Outlook account. If you cannot sign in to your Outlook, there is no problem about that. In this article, you will learn how you can easily log in to your outlook email account. Just follow the instructions in this article:
Steps by Step Instruction on How to Log In To Outlook Email Account:
If you are not using Outlook app, click here to log in or open your favorite web browser and type in https://outlook.com and hit “Enter”. You will be taken directly to Outlook sign in page.
On the Outlook login page, you will need to enter your “username” and “password” to have access to your account. Make sure you enter correct username and password.
Confirm that the username and password you entered are correct, then hit on “Sign In” to get access to your account.
If you constantly use your Outlook account on a personal computer, make sure you check the “Keep Me Signed In” button. This will ensure that you don’t have to add your username and password every time you want to access sign into your Outlook account.
How To Solve Common Outlook Login Problems
✓ Incorrect Username/Password
I’ve seen this problem too many times. A lot of people make mistake when entering their username and password. If you get a message that says “Incorrect username or password”, check to ensure that CAPS lock is not on, otherwise, turn it off. The best way to log into your Microsoft outlook account is to type the “password” on a notepad and then copy it into where it is requested.
✓ Forgot Password
If you forget your password while trying to log into your Outlook 365 account, you don’t have to panic, you can easily get access to your account by following the step below:
1. Click on the button that says “Forgot my Password”.
2. When you click on this, you will be taken to a page where you answer few questions. On this page tick the box that says “I forgot my password”.
3. After ticking the box, click “Next” to continue
4. On the next page, you will be required to input the email address you used when you created your Outlook account, then enter the characters shown in the box below and click “Next” to continue.
5. On the page that will show up, you will be required to reset your password through various means which include:
✓ Send you an email
✓ Text the number you connected to your account
✓ Call the number you connected to your account
6. Choose the one that is most convenient to you and you will have access to a page where you can reset your password.
That’s all you need to know about solving the issue of “Forgot password” when you are trying to log into your Outlook account.