Send my first email

Step 4 of the Set up my Microsoft 365 account series.

For this last step, you’re going to send a test email from Outlook on the web. Then you’ll check your email on your phone or computer and respond to the test email.

  1. Sign in to Outlook on the web using your Microsoft 365 email address and password.
  2. Select New message and enter your Microsoft 365 email address in the To: field.
  3. Enter “test” in the Subject: and message body.
  4. Select Send.
  5. Open your phone or computer email app. When the test message arrives, select Reply. (It could take a few minutes to receive your email.)
  6. Enter a message such as “test confirmed” in the body of the message and select Send.
  7. Go back to Outlook on the web and confirm that you received the response. (It can take a few minutes to receive your email response.)

If you can send, receive, and respond using Outlook on the web, your email is good to go!PreviousNext

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