How to set up and customize different email accounts in Windows 10

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You can add as many accounts as you like. You can also connect them to have a common inbox to manage all the emails arriving at yours several emails in one place. We will go step by step and talking in detail about the main features of this app and you will quickly learn how to set up multiple email accounts in Windows 10.

How to set up multiple email accounts in Windows 10

The first thing we have to do is press the button " Windows "On our keyboard or go to" Start ”Located in the lower left part of the operating system. After this we write "Mail" and we send it.



The Windows Mail app opens. In case we have a Microsoft account to access the operating system with a single click, we will be able to access it from this section.

If what we want is to add a Gmail account or another service, what we have to do is press the gear icon at the bottom to display a new menu where we can have the possibility to manage the accounts.

So we will go to the option " Add account ”And we have to choose the service in which we said account. here can be Google, iCloud, Yahoo, etc. What will happen is that a new window will open in which we will have to choose the service we will use, for example: Gmail.

It will connect us with the Google mail and we will have to enter our login details. Once we have identified what will happen, we will need to grant certain permissions to the Microsoft app so that we can manage all mail from it. We need to complete an account creation process in the email app.



In case everything goes well, what we can see in the left sidebar are the accounts we have linked. You can see that the Gmail account appears right there.

Set up many accounts in Windows 10 mail

In case we want to add more accounts, what we have to do is go to " Settings ”Of the app from the gear icon and again go to“ Manage Account ”. Here we will be able to edit the accounts we already have. But we will also have the opportunity to " Connect mailboxes ”When you click on this option a new window opens.

In this new window we can choose a name for a joint mailbox. This means that all the messages we receive in the accounts added to the app will appear in that mailbox and we will be able to manage everything from it.


In case you want to customize your mail. Press again on the gear and then on the option " Customization ”Where you will find a wide variety of options to customize it.

Within the same configuration and option " Reading "We may modify some features to adapt the application to our needs. To give you an idea, we can configure the following messages to open automatically or to make the app behave differently depending on the time.


As if that weren't enough, you can find a large number of settings that don't just apply to the app in general. But you can apply to each of the accounts you have linked individually.

You can add signatures for all emails or independently. In short , Windows 10 mail it is quite functional, useful and customizable.


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