When you create an email address on your account, you have serveral ways to access it. You can use webmail or you can use an email client. If you have Microsoft Office installed on your computer, you can use Outlook to send and receive emails. Please note that Microsoft Office does cost money and is only available for Windows or Mac OS X. If you have Linux or would prefer a free or open source solution, Mozilla Thunderbird is a great alternative.
This KB follows Outlook 2013, however the process is similar for 2010 and 2007.
- Open Outlook and then click on File.
- Click on New Account.
- Enter your email details in the first page of the wizard.