Windows 10: Windows 10 Mail app deleted all my e-mail accounts Solved

  1.    01 Mar 2017 #1

    Windows 10 Mail app deleted all my e-mail accounts


    Running Windows 10 with all current updates applied.

    This is the second time this has happened to me. Today I opened the windows mail app and none of my e-mail accounts are listed. I have not installed any new software and I know that I did not delete the accounts from the mail app.

    Would like to know if this has happened to anyone else and or how to recover my accounts with out having to add them back in manually.

    Any and all help is appreciated.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 1,994
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
       01 Mar 2017 #2

    This is why you shouldn`t use a windows mail account.

    What exactly do you mean by email accounts ?
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    02 Mar 2017 #3

    The Windows Mail App (The e-mail client that comes with Windows 10) is where I had all my e-mail accounts setup so I just had one place to check them. All of the e-mail accounts that I had added to the client are now gone. When I open the app instead of seeing a list of my e-mail accounts I see the app as it was when I first started to use it.
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    My e-mail accounts should be listed in the left hand column under Accounts.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 2,628
    Windows 10x64 Home Version 1803 (Build 17134) .81
       03 Mar 2017 #4

    Hi sorry to hear that never up to now had that happen to me
    Anyway you tried a System Restore or run SFC /Scannow to see if that fixes the problem
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  5. Posts : 716
    Windows 10
       03 Mar 2017 #5

    I have had this happen once, after one of the many Mail App updates. I just added them all back again.

    The last update a day or two ago, all contacts disappeared in the linked People App. You have to go to Settings and add the accounts back in.

    Such fun with these rubbishy MS Apps.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    05 Mar 2017 #6

    Thanks I guess I will just bite the bullet and just add my e-mail accounts back into the client.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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