Windows 10: How Do You Change Email Aliases in Windows 10 Mail App

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  1. Posts : 4
    Win10 Pro 64, Win7 32, Win8 mobile, Android 4 & 5
       10 Mar 2016 #11

    It was there in Win8/8.1, I'm dead sure - and now it's gone.
    Funny enough, it's also not an option in thick clients like Outlook 2010 or 2013 because apparently the aliases are treated as individual accounts, not as child objects with settings and parameters underneath the actual Microsoft main account.
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  2. Posts : 2,554
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 14393.1198
       10 Mar 2016 #12

    I have 4 e-mail accounts
    Have brought them all into one with the link button
    In the Windows Mail App
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  3. Posts : 4,765
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       10 Mar 2016 #13

    Svenster said: View Post
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    This lack of feature makes the Win10 Mail App rather useless because when I need to open outlook.com to switch to a different alias to be used in the mail app, I can just as well stay there and send my mail from there, rather than from the app.
    +1 +1 +1
    I have my outlook.com shortcut on desktop and do away the silly "middle man" Mail app.
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  4.    16 May 2016 #14

    Finally a fix!!


    I registered to this forum just to post a fix to the notorious windows 10 mail alias issue... this is the only true fix that apparently works, and I tried it for myself. I felt obligated to share it with the millions of people probably having the same issue.. original post is here Windows 10 Mail App Shows Wrong Alias - Microsoft Community

    Fix:

    • Click on the start button and type "regedit". Run the Registry Editor.
    • Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Active Sync -> Partners. There should be one child folder here for every email account you have configured.
    • Find the folder for your account - look for one with a "User" key that matches your old email address. Change the "User" and "Email" keys in this account to your new account.

    (Original (and credit) post:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/c...email_address/)


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  5.    09 Jun 2016 #15

    Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you!!

    I have been trying to get this issue fixed for 2 weeks now, been through 5 Answer Techs through Microsoft with no resolution. I am not very tech savy, but your simple instructions have fixed the issue! Cannot thank you enough!!!











    windows10fix said: View Post
    I registered to this forum just to post a fix to the notorious windows 10 mail alias issue... this is the only true fix that apparently works, and I tried it for myself. I felt obligated to share it with the millions of people probably having the same issue.. original post is here Windows 10 Mail App Shows Wrong Alias - Microsoft Community

    Fix:

    • Click on the start button and type "regedit". Run the Registry Editor.
    • Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Active Sync -> Partners. There should be one child folder here for every email account you have configured.
    • Find the folder for your account - look for one with a "User" key that matches your old email address. Change the "User" and "Email" keys in this account to your new account.

    (Original (and credit) post:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/c...email_address/)


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  6.    24 Jan 2017 #16

    Thank you!


    Thank you!!!!!!! I have been looking for MONTHS trying to find any kind of a fix. I am going to attempt this now!

    windows10fix said: View Post
    I registered to this forum just to post a fix to the notorious windows 10 mail alias issue... this is the only true fix that apparently works, and I tried it for myself. I felt obligated to share it with the millions of people probably having the same issue.. original post is here Windows 10 Mail App Shows Wrong Alias - Microsoft Community

    Fix:

    • Click on the start button and type "regedit". Run the Registry Editor.
    • Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Active Sync -> Partners. There should be one child folder here for every email account you have configured.
    • Find the folder for your account - look for one with a "User" key that matches your old email address. Change the "User" and "Email" keys in this account to your new account.

    (Original (and credit) post:
    [bug] Changing your primary account email address will gimp Windows Mail : Windows10)


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