How to Change Accent Color of Mail app in Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with a new Mail app. The new Mail app brings improved performance and a familiar three-pane email UI, with a toggle to quickly move between your email and calendar. Mail includes customizable Swipe Gestures, letting you swipe right or left to take actions like delete, flag, move or mark as read/unread. Also check out the new email authoring experience. Mail leverages the familiar and rich capability of Word to that allows you to easily insert tables, add pictures and use bullets and color to your text. The new Mail app supports Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo!, IMAP, POP and other popular accounts.
This tutorial will show you how to change the accent color used in the Mail app for your account in Windows 10.
The left pane in the Mail app will not show the selected color as a solid color background unless you turn off Fill entire window
with your background picture
The left pane in the Mail app will not show the selected color as its solid color background if you use a dark theme
. Instead, it will use the color black.
1. Open the Mail app.
2. Click/tap on the Settings button at the bottom of the left pane. (see screenshot below)
3. Click/tap on Personalization in the Settings flyout. (see screenshot below)
4. Select the color you want to use. (see screenshot below)
If you select Use my Windows accent color
, the Mail app will use your indicated Windows accent color