How to sync an Outlook account to an iPad

How to sync an Outlook account to an iPad
How to sync an Outlook account to an iPad
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You can add your Outlook (formerly Hotmail) account to your iPad so you can easily access your messages through the Mail app. Hotmail has become Outlook.com, and the options for adding an account on an iPad are worded differently. However, the process is still the same for Hotmail accounts.

Steps

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 1

Step 1. Go to the Settings app

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 2

Step 2. Select the option Mail, Contacts, Calendars

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 3

Step 3. Select Add Account

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 4

Step 4. Choose Outlook.com from the list of options

This is the new name for Microsoft's email service. The service still works with old Hotmail accounts.

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 5

Step 5. Enter your address

Enter your email address in the field E-mail. Enter your Outlook account password in the field Password. Add a description for the account so you can differentiate between accounts if you have more than one.

  • Since the Hotmail form is passed to the Outlook.com form, the default description would be Outlook. You can change this to Hotmail if you desire it.
Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 6

Step 6. Select the items to synchronize

Besides syncing emails, you can also sync your Hotmail contacts, calendars, and reminders.

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 7

Step 7. Tap Save

The account will be added to your iPad.

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 8

Step 8. Select the newly added Outlook account

This will allow you to choose the period of emails you want to sync to your iPad. By default, all messages you received during the previous week will be synced to your iPad.

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 9

Step 9. Go to the Mail app

The application Mail allows you to access e-mail messages from all your accounts connected to your iPad.

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 10

Step 10. Access the list of accounts

Select the button Return in the upper left corner until you return to the mailbox menu. This is the list of all your accounts connected to your iPad.

Sync a Hotmail Account on an iPad Step 11

Step 11. Select the newly added Outlook account

This will allow you to access your Outlook messages (Hotmail).

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