Microsoft’s New One Outlook Client now supports multiple accounts

Microsoft’s new unified Outlook app for Windows (aka One Outlook) is finally getting support for multiple accounts (via Thurrott). Starting today, Outlook users can add personal Microsoft accounts as well as work and school accounts within the same app.

Microsoft first began testing the new web-based Outlook for Windows client with Office Insiders in the beta channel in May. The new Outlook experience is now available to all testers on the Current Channel (Preview) with a few more improvements. These include a simplified ribbon for quick actions, new tips & quick steps features and more.

Add multiple accounts to Outlook for Windows app (One Outlook)

To add a new email account, users can click the Settings icon available at the top of the app, then click “view all Outlook settings.” Select bills >> Email accounts and then click the “Add Accountbutton. Finally, type your email address and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

Currently, the new Outlook for Windows app doesn’t support third-party email accounts such as iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo, and more. Microsoft is also working on adding offline support that will allow users without an internet connection to access their emails.

In addition, users get the ability to search their directories, support for ICS files, and web add-ins like Zoom and Salesforce. Microsoft plans to add these capabilities in the coming months.

Interestingly, some users reported on Twitter that the Outlook for Windows app got stuck in an infinite loop while adding personal Microsoft accounts. In addition, all multiple accounts may disappear while switching between the classic Outlook desktop app and the new web-based version. Did you have trouble adding multiple accounts in the app? Let us know in the comments below.

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