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Manage profiles or identities in Outlook for Mac

How to Add Identities First, make sure that Outlook is completely closed. With Outlook closed, hold down the Option key on your keyboard and load Outlook from the Applications folder. This will load the Microsoft Database Utility. Chose the identity you want to work with and set it as default using the gear icon.

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Close the database utility and open up Outlook. If you chose a new identity your window should be empty like this: Now you can add accounts to this as you see fit.

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Note that any accounts or data you have in the other identity will not be accessible here. We hate spam as much as you!


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Office identity management https: The Knowledge Base. Creating a new identity in Outlook To create a new identity, follow these steps: Exit all applications.

Hold down the Option key on the keyboard, and then click the Outlook icon in the dock. The Microsoft Database Utility will open. You can also access the Microsoft Database Utility by opening the Application folder and then the Microsoft Office folder.

Add a new profile:

Open the Office folder, and then double-click Microsoft Database Utility. For example, type, "New Identity".

Set the newly create identity as the default. To do this, select the newly created identity, click the Action button , and then select Set as Default. Exit the Microsoft Database Utility, and then restart Outlook and see whether the problem is resolved. Note that Outlook will behave as if this is its first launch, it will prompt you for email settings, and download all your folders and messages from the server.