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What is a business email and what are the advantages to setting one up?
A business email is an email that uses your own domain name. For example, if you own the domain name contoso.com, you can build a website using the url www.contoso.com, but you can also have a custom email address such as firstname.lastname@example.org. This is referred to as a branded business email as it gives your email a professional look.
How do I get a new business email address?
There are three options for getting a business email.
* You can use a suggested onmicrosoft.com domain for free (email@example.com)
* You use a domain name that you already own (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Why might I need to verify my domain to create a business email?
If you choose to use a domain you already own, you can use it for your email address with Microsoft 365. As part of sign up process, we ask you to verify the domain so you can send emails via Microsoft 365. This confirms that you are the owner of the domain that is sending emails with that identity, which enhances security and prevents fraudulent activity.