In this exercise, you will set up an email account in Outlook. This exercise requires that you have an existing email account. If you need to create an email account, Yahoo!, Google, and Hotmail offer free email accounts.
Configure an email account in Outlook.
Go to the Backstage view by selecting the FILE menu tab.
Select Info, if not already selected.
Click Add Account.
In the dialog box that opens, enter your name in the Your Name text box.
Enter your email address in the E-mail Address text box.
Enter your password for this email account in the Password text box.
Re-enter your password in the Retype Password text box.
Wait for Outlook to configure your email account.
When you see the Congratulations screen, click Finish.