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How to Add, Change or Delete an Outlook 2016 for Mac profile

This article covers creating, deleting or managing profiles in Outlook 2016 for Mac. It may be necessary to create a new profile if there are problems opening Outlook. 

Add a new profile:

  1. From Finder, open the Applications folder

  2. Ctrl+click or right-click Microsoft Outlook, and then click Show Package Contents

  3. Open Contents > SharedSupport, and then double-click Outlook Profile Manager

  4. Click the Create a new profile button Add 

  5. Name the new profile

Delete a new profile:

  1. From Finder, open the Applications folder

  2. Ctrl+click or right-click Microsoft Outlook, and then click Show Package Contents

  3. Open Contents > SharedSupport, and then double-click Outlook Profile Manager

  4. Select the profile that you want to remove

  5. click the Delete the selected profile  button Delete

Rename an existing profile:

  1. From Finder, open the Applications folder

  2. Ctrl+click or right-click Microsoft Outlook, and then click Show Package Contents

  3. Open Contents > SharedSupport, and then double-click Outlook Profile Manager

  4. Double-click the profile

  5. type a new name for the profile

Change the default profile

  1. From Finder, open the Applications folder

  2. Ctrl+click or right-click Microsoft Outlook, and then click Show Package Contents

  3. Open Contents > SharedSupport, and then double-click Outlook Profile Manager

  4. Select the profile that you want as default

  5. click Set the default profile  Action pop-up menu 

  6. click Set as Default

  7. Restart Outlook for this change to take effect