Tutorial on how to access the Outlook account

Outlook is an email service available both on web browser, and Windows 10, Android, and iOS apps. It also offers a calendar, task manager, contact manager amongst other features.


How to create an account ?

Go to the Outlook website and then go to “Create account” at the top right.



Enter your new username, and password, then click “next”. You will then have to give your name and surname, click “next” and enter your country and details. Click “next” again, confirm you’re a person by entering the captcha code, click “next” again. You have now access to your Outlook account. You can also access your account through the Outlook software.


How to login ?

Go to the Outlook account page, enter your email address, click “next” and enter your password, then “sign in”.



How to logout ?

Go to the Outlook account page while you’re logged in, and click on your profile picture at the top right, and then click “sign out”.



How to delete an account ?

To close your Outlook account, you need to delete your Microsoft account. Go to the Microsoft account page, login with your details. Click on Security, then click on “more security options”, enter your phone number or another email address to secure the account. On the next page, click “skip” and then go to the bottom of the Additional Security options page. Click on “Close my account”.

Tick all the boxes and select a reason why you’re leaving, then click “mark account for closure”. You will get the date of your account closing, but you can still sign in during 60 days to reopen the account.