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How to create and setup Microsoft account

Marija Zivanovic avatar
Written by Marija Zivanovic
Updated over a week ago

Once you connect your domain to Microsoft Workspace, you need to create a new user, assign a license and enable SMTP for this email account.

To do so follow these steps:
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  1. Go to your Microsoft admin page (login with the admin account).

  2. Click on the Active Users tab under Users

  3. Click on Add a user

  4. Fill out the details (name, display name, and email address), and make sure to choose the correct domain in the domain section:

  5. Buy a license for this new user (if you don't have any available):
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  6. Click Next on the two following steps and Finish adding.
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    You have created a new user account now.

    Enabling SMTP

  7. The next step is to enable SMTP for this account. Click on the account that you just created, and a side window will appear.

  8. Microsoft will need a few minutes to prepare mail settings for a newly created account, so please wait a few minutes and reload the page.

  9. Go to the Mail tab, and click on Manage email apps:
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  10. Make sure IMAP is enabled and click the checkbox to enable SMTP.
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  11. Click on Save Changes.

  12. Wait one hour for changes to take effect, and add this account to Instantly by using Microsoft connector:
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    To learn more about connecting Microsoft accounts to Instantly, check this article:
    ​https://help.instantly.ai/en/articles/6502917-connecting-your-microsoft-365-account-to-instantly-2-0

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