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Overview

This article explains how to update a password in Outlook for Mac 2016.

Updating a password

  1. Open Outlook for Mac.
  2. Click Accounts, on the Tools tab.



  3. Click the account you want to change the password for (for example, your @usf.edu account), located in the left pane.
  4. Enter your newest/current password in the Password box, located in the right pane

    Exchange/Office 365: The Password box is under Authentication.
  5. Close the window.
    Outlook for Mac automatically saves the password.


  • If your email does not start working after following these steps, select Quit from the program's menu options and reopen Outlook for Mac.
  • If the issue persists, restart your computer.
  • If Outlook keeps prompting for a password or your email is still not working, try deleting and re-adding the account.

Removing an account

  1. Open Outlook for Mac.
  2. Go to Tools tab.
  3. Select Accounts.
  4. Select the account in the left pane.
  5. Click the minus (-) button at the bottom of the left pane.
  6. Confirm you want to remove the account if prompted.
  7. Select to remove.