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What is the Mail app and how to set it up in Windows 8?

What is the Mail app and how to set it up in Windows 8?

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The Mail app is a preinstalled app from Microsoft for the Windows 8 Operating System. This application allows the user to connect and manage multiple email accounts.

  1. Launch Charms by placing the cursor on the top right or bottom right hand corner
    Note: The shortcut to launch Charms is <windows> key + C. 
  2. Select Search. 
     
  3. Select Mail.
  4. Launch Charms by placing the cursor on the top right or bottom right hand corner
    Note: The shortcut to launch Charms is <windows> key + C.
     
  5. Select Settings.
  6. Select Accounts.
     
  7. Select Add an account. 
     
  8. Select an account type (Hotmail, Google, Outlook). In this example, we choose Google account.
  9. Input the Google account information and select Connect.
     
  10. The Google account is now setup within the Mail app.