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Email settings

Email settings

Manage email settings such as sync frequency, server settings, signature, deleting an email account, and more.

  1. To access email settings, from the Start screen, tap the Mail icon.
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  2. Swipe from the right edge of the screen in to access the Charm bar, and then tap the Settings icon.
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  3. Tap Accounts.
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  4. Tap the Desired email account.
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  5. Scroll to, then tap the account options as desired.
    Note: The options may vary, depending on account type.
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  6. To edit incoming and outgoing email server options, tap incoming and outgoing server and edit the desired information.
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  7. To add an email signature, tap the Signature field.
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  8. Enter the Desired signature.
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  9. To delete an email account, tap Remove account.
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  10. Select the Desired options to either delete from all synced PCs or from the current device.
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  11. To add an email account, from the Mail Settings menu, tap Accounts.
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  12. Tap Add an account.
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  13. Tap Desired account type.
    Note: For this demonstration, Google was used.
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  14. Enter your Account information.
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  15. Tap Sign in.
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  16. Tap Accept to successfully add the account.
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  17. To toggle between two email accounts, from the Email app, tap the Desired account.
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  18. The Desired account will display.
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