To set up email in Windows 8:

  1. Open the Microsoft App Store.
  2. Search for “Mail, Calendar, and People.”
  3. Click “Install.”
  4. In the window that appears, check the boxes to choose the preferences you would like to apply after the app is downloaded.
  5. Click “Next.”
  6. Log in with the email address and password that is specifically linked to your Microsoft account (NOT your BYU-Idaho account).
  7. Click “Next.”
  8. Reenter your email address and click “Next.”
  9. A number code will be sent to the email account you entered. This is your Microsoft account’s security code. At the same time, a popup window will appear on your screen asking you to enter the code. Enter the code into the space provided and click “Next.”
  10. Choose the settings you would like to apply to your account.
  11. Click “Connect.”