Add Account Progammatically

Posted on 2006-06-02
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Is there anyway through C#, VB, etc. to add an email account to outlook programmatically? The new account would need to be configured to use an exchange server.
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    This is a tool that I have used in the past. I know this does not answer your specific quesiton but it could be a solution.

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    Hi inviser,

    > Is there anyway through C#, VB, etc. to add an email account to outlook
    > programmatically?
    I'm assuming that "account" in this case means "profile".  If so, then I suppose the answer is "yes".  Here's a link to a Microsoft article that explains how to do it using C++.  I don't use C# so I don;t know how close the two are and whether it's possible to convert the code.  I also understand that Outlook Redemption, a third party component library, can create profiles.  Redemption is available here:


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