Outlook Profile for Windows

It is recommended to rename the .ost file. 

The .ost file lives in C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook - (email address).ost 

  1. Exit Outlook and Skype (right-clicking the icon in the bottom right and choosing "exit") 
  2. Open the control panel and search "Mail" 
     Mail in the control panel
  3. Click "Show Profiles" 
     Show Profiles
  4. Click Add and name the new profile - be sure to give it a unique name, different from any already on the list. 
     Add a new profile
  5. Follow the prompts, confirming that the email address is your school email. Click "Next". 
  6. If "Set up Outlook Mobile on my phone, too" is checked, uncheck it at the final screen. 


More information available at Microsoft -- Outlook Profiles


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