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Set up and manage profiles in Outlook 2013-2019
Updated Thursday January 28th 2021 / Category Web Hosting

Outlook supports the ability to set up separate email profiles, this functionality allows you to separate out your email accounts into separate profiles.

Some common uses for Outlook profiles are:

  • You have multiple Microsoft Exchange accounts
  • You want to access multiple different email accounts in Outlook, using the same Windows user.

How to set up a profile

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click on the File menu option.
  3. Click Account Settings.
  4. Click Manage Profiles.
  5. Click Show Profiles.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Give your new profile a name and click OK.
  8. Complete the account/profile setup process.

How to switch profiles

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click on the File menu option.
  3. Click Account Settings.
  4. Click Change Profile.

Outlook will prompt you to restart the software so you can choose a different profile.

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