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iCloud is a very popular cloud platform mostly used by Mac users and many people use this cloud platform worldwide on a regular basis. Sometimes, due to various reasons, many Mac users may want to configure iCloud on Outlook (Windows version), just like the user above. In this case, the user needs to add the iCloud account to Outlook to sync all the data. In this blog, we are going to provide a way to do so; let’s get started.
To add iCloud account to Outlook, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps. And before you start adding your account to Outlook, you need to perform a few pre-addition formalities, like generating an app password from the website of iCloud. This is necessary as it is the password that you will enter while being asked for password to login iCloud for safety reasons. To generate this password, go to the iCloud’s website and then go to the Security tab, there click on the Generate Password and proceed with further steps. Once you generate this password, copy and save it. Now, let’s get started with adding iCloud account to Outlook.
Now you will see the Account Settings option; there enter all your details asked, like name and email address. In Account Type, select IMAP from the drop-down, in Incoming mail server, enter imap.mail.me.com, and in Outgoing mail server, enter smtp.mail.me.com. Similarly, in Logon Information enter the iCloud username and password. Don’t forget to check the box “Remember password” and “Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA).”
By following all these steps successfully, you will be able to add your iCloud account to Outlook easily.
There are many users who want to back up their iCloud emails to Outlook Windows systems. Here we introduce Kernel IMAP Backup for them. This is an IMAP backup tool that ensures a smooth backup of all sorts of IMAP data and all its items to Outlook PST. The additional benefit of this tool is that it also saves data to EML, MSG, MHT, HTML, DOC, DOCX & PDF formats. This tool is flexible with all versions of Windows OS and MS Outlook.
In this blog, we have discussed how iCloud users can add their accounts on Outlook by following some manual steps. We also have introduced an iCloud backup tool, Kernel IMAP Backup. It is a backup tool that can easily backup IMAP data to PST to open it in Outlook. We recommend you to use its trial version to have a precise knowledge of the tool. This free version of the tool can backup 10 items per folder into a PST file in no time. If you are satisfied with this trial version of the tool, purchase the full version for the best results.