Windows 10: Changing default alias in windows 10 mail app Solved


  1. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro
       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?
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  2. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       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/
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  3. Posts : 23,569
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
       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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...a.html#option2
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  4. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       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.
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  5. Posts : 23,569
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
       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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dd-remove.html
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  6. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       14 Oct 2016 #6

    That worked. Thanks.
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  7. Posts : 23,569
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
       14 Oct 2016 #7

    Great news. You're most welcome.
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