Changing default alias in windows 10 mail app Solved

  1.    14 Oct 2016 #1

    Changing default alias in windows 10 mail app

    How do I change the default alias in the windows 10 mail app? I changed the default alias for my microsoft account and it messed up the mail app. Now I have separate folders for each address and the inboxes are linked in one folder, but I just want it so there is 1 set of folders. How do I do that?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    14 Oct 2016 #2

    Now there are copies of the same emails showing up in my main inbox even though they are going to 1 of the 2 addresses. How do I fix it/
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,705
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18277
       14 Oct 2016 #3

    Hello carp, :)

    Removing the account for the email address you don't want in the Mail app may be able to help.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  4.    14 Oct 2016 #4

    I don't want to remove the other email. I want to keep them going into the same inbox, but like how it was before. I had both emails going into one inbox and there were no duplicate folders or emails. Now the emails are going into their own folders, but being linked in one inbox.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,705
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18277
       14 Oct 2016 #5

    Are both accounts listed as separate accounts in the Mail app when you open Settings -> Manage Accounts in Mail?

    If so, then removing the old one should do what you want if both email addresses are aliases of your Microsoft account.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  6.    14 Oct 2016 #6

    That worked. Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 33,705
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18277
       14 Oct 2016 #7

    Great news. You're most welcome. :)
      My ComputersSystem Spec


Related Threads
Hi Lately I upgraded to Windows 10 1607. It seems that whenever I open the default apps window (and only that window), the taskbar icons are blinking and I can't change the default browser to Firefox (I'm using the portable version). It's in...
Hi all, I have 2 pc's both running windows 10 and 1 of the pc's has 2 printers installed. The samung printer is default and a zebra thermal printers is the other printer. The problem i have is that the other network pc which access's the...
Hello! Sorry if this has been already asked, but it's kind of late and I'm tired, I don't want to go through all the threads. Just point me to the appropriate thread. Thanks. My problem is that I set Media Player Classic for MP4, MPG, AVI, MKV...
Help how do i change this back as i inadvertently clicked the box that popped up and forgot to uncheck make default open with for all email links, now when i click on a link it opens mail on win ten, how to change that help appreciated please.
I would like to change the default MAILTO Protocol in Windows 10 to a program of my choice but it won't let me choose anything other than Thunderbird or Microsoft Mail. How do I select a specific program (in my case it is OEClassic). Thanks.
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:15.
Find Us