1.    19 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Gmail Tile Icon on Taskbar?


    If I can avoid it I would prefer to not use Windows 10 built in Mail app. What I want to do is have direct access to my Gmail account via the taskbar and/or a tile. Is this possible?
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  2.    19 Mar 2017 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by Carbo View Post
    If I can avoid it I would prefer to not use Windows 10 built in Mail app. What I want to do is have direct access to my Gmail account via the taskbar and/or a tile. Is this possible?
    I would suggest using Windows Mail as it is far more secure than other 3rd party apps.
    Simply sync your Gmail account within Windows Mail, create a shortcut for Windows Mail, assign it a 'Gmail' icon if you wish, put the shortcut in a folder in Documents, create a Quick Launch Toolbar of that folder.
    Instant access to your Gmail account.

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  3.    19 Mar 2017 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Or just use Chromes web based service for checking your emails. Then all you would have to do is add your other email accounts. Then get the chrome extension that shows your emails in the browser or move it to your taskbar.
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