1.    04 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10

    Windows 10 Email Account Setup

    Anyone using a POP account using the Windows 10 Email feature.

    I like the look of the Windows Email interface and do not want to use the traditional Microsoft outlook.

    Does any one have any workarounds to make this possible.

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  2.    04 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Posts : 164
    Windows 10 Pro

    Yes I had no problem setting up my Internet Provider POP account. Actually I like it because you can have your Hotmail, gmail and POP account all in one program.

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  3.    04 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    What workaround? The Mail app supports POP3 - the trick is to setup the account to use it.

    If you picked Manually setup the account when you first launched Mail (first account setup) the choice was there.
    Many people don't see that and the app decides what protocol to use (more and more the default is IMAP)


    To set up an account after-the-fact, press the gear (settings), then select Accounts
    then + Add account
    in the dialog box that opens, scroll down to Advanced setup
    Select Internet Email
    When you get to the Account type, select POP3 from the drop down box
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    Phew that was a lot of typing

    There might be a setting on the server side (I know Gmail and Outlook.com have to be configured to allow POP3)

    I'm guessing that you already know the server addresses and ports.

    If you need more help, ask away.
    Last edited by Brink; 04 Aug 2015 at 20:50. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  4.    04 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Cape Breton Nova Scotia ,Canada
    Posts : 3,537
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64

    Quote Originally Posted by Scramjet View Post
    Yes I had no problem setting up my Internet Provider POP account. Actually I like it because you can have your Hotmail, gmail and POP account all in one program.

    I like that feature too ,I put all my special folders for saving emails of three accts in Hotmail acct, if my computer fugges up all my stuff is safe on line ,,I have been doing that for a few years now, with windows live mail
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