This is the fourth part of our series about the Mail app that’s included with Windows 10.

If you haven’t read our first three parts:

Click here for part 1

Click here for part 2

Click here for part 3

Today we’re going to explore the Settings options. To access Settings, click the little gear icon at the bottom of the panel to the left of your inbox.

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This panel will open.

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Choosing Personalization gives you a selection of colors and themes.

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Automatic replies allows you to create auto-responses to send to everyone or just your contacts. Just type your automatic reply in the blank box.

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Reading gives you quite a few options. The ones I get the most questions about
are automatically downloading external images and conversation mode.

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Shutting Automatically download external images off can lead to emails full of blank boxes where images should be.

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Conversation mode means that emails backĀ and forth with someone will be all grouped together. Some people find it convenient, others annoying. The choice is yours.

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This is also where you can choose if you want your inbox automatically split up into Focused and Other.

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Another option is your email signature.

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Click it, and you can compose a signature to apply to sent mail in all or one of your accounts.

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Choose Notifications and you can decide if you want to receive email notices in the Action Center.

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This should be enough to give you a good start with the Mail app.