Today I’m going to introduce you to the built-in email client for Windows 10. To be upfront, this app is not my favorite email client in the world. I pay for an Office 365 subscription and use full Outlook myself.  The Mail app is a useful enough program for sending and receiving emails, but I like something with more features than it offers. If you’re used to an e-mail client like Outlook, you’re going to find this a pretty sparse program. It really does have more in common with a mail app on your phone than a typical PC e-mail client.

Let’s take a look. To find Mail, Just type Mail into your search box and click on the result.

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Let’s start by clicking on Accounts on the left.

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Then choose Add Account.

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Choose from among the major providers like Outlook.com, Yahoo, Gmail, and iCloud or select “Other account.” For demonstration purposes, we’ll start with an Outlook
account.

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If you’ve already signed onto your PC with a Microsoft account it will suggest that one, or you can put in another Outlook.com, Hotmail, or MSN address.

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When you add an email account, it will also sync your contacts and your calendar from that account.

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It takes about 10 seconds for the account to activate and you’re now all ready to send and receive email, just like that. Here’s a look at your inbox.

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I’ll get into more detail about this app in future articles.