How do I put an email icon on my home screen?

Answered by Douglas Hiatt

To add the Outlook for Android Email widget to your home screen, follow these steps:

1. Unlock your Android device and go to the home screen.
2. Tap and hold on any blank space on the home screen until options appear at the bottom of the screen.
3. Look for the “Widgets” option and tap on it. This will open a list of available widgets for your device.
4. Scroll through the widget list until you find the “Outlook” widget. It may be labeled as “Outlook Email” or something similar.
5. Once you find the Outlook widget, tap and hold on it. Then drag it to the location on your home screen where you want it to be placed.
6. Release your finger to drop the widget in that location.
7. You will see a configuration screen for the Outlook Email widget. This screen allows you to customize the widget’s appearance and behavior.
8. Depending on your device and Android version, you may be able to resize the widget by tapping and holding on its edges and adjusting the size accordingly.
9. If prompted, select the email account you want the widget to display emails from.
10. Customize any other settings or options available on the configuration screen to your preference.
11. Once you are satisfied with the configuration, tap the “Done” or “Save” button (or any similar option) to finalize the setup of the Outlook Email widget.
12. The widget will now be displayed on your home screen, showing a preview of your emails. You can tap on the widget to open the Outlook app and view your emails in more detail.

That’s it! You have successfully added the Outlook for Android Email widget to your home screen. Now you can easily access your emails with just a tap on the widget.