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Microsoft 365 - Outlook (How To) Add an iCloud Account with 2-step Verification to Outlook 2016

The guide will explain how to set up an iCloud account that has 2-step verification enabled in the Outlook Windows desktop user. This guide also assumes 2-step verification is already configured for the account.



Generate the App-Specific Password from Apple

1. Begin by logging into the Apple ID management website with your Apple ID:

Apple ID 
2. After signing in, click Generate Password... under Security > APP-SPECIFIC PASSWORDS
3. Enter a name to label this password. This name will be used to reference your active App-Specific Passwords. Then click Create.
4. Apple will generate an app-specific password for you. Remember this password (write it down, copy it, take a photo).

Add iCloud email to Outlook 

1. Open Outlook.
2. Click File. Then click on + Add Account.
Add Account

3. Enter the iCloud email address into the textbox and click Connect.
enter email

4. When prompted for a password, enter the app-specific password that was generated earlier on the Apple website (step 4 of the "Generate the App-Specific Password from Apple" procedure).
5. Outlook will automatically set up the email account and will prompt you when the setup is complete.

KeywordsOffice, 365, Outlook, 2016, add, adding, iCloud, account, 2-step, 2 step, verification, multifactor   Doc ID82836
OwnerHelp Desk K.GroupUW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created2018-06-12 11:31:43Updated2023-07-21 13:23:31
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