Configure social networks account in Outlook 2016 and 2013

This tutorial provides step by step instruction for configuring Social Networks account on Outlook 2016 and 2013.

Step 1: Click File menu and navigate to Info menu option.

Outlook 2013 Account Settings

Step 2: In the Account Information screen, click the Account Settings drop down and select Social Network from the list.

Outlook 2013 - Social Network Accounts

Step 3: This should launch the Social Network Accounts window as shown below.

Outlook 2013 - Social Network Accounts Windows

Step 4: For example, if you want to configure your LinkedIn account, then select LinkedIn, enter the user credentials an click the Connect button.


Once successfully authenticated, you should see a connected message next to the LinkedIn account.


In Category: MS Office, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016

Ravi Shankar

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  • Scott July 23, 2013, 9:28 pm

    The social network sites option does not appear and these steps are therefore not helpful.

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