Windows 10: Win10 Mail program - how to have unread emails highlighted?

  1.    28 Nov 2017 #1

    Win10 Mail program - how to have unread emails highlighted?


    Hi,

    I'm trying to work out how to make unread emails more obvious in "Windows 10 Mail". Currently they show up in blue:

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    Is there a way to make them more obvious? I can see it getting quite confusing as I get a LOT of emails every day. Ideally, I would like a different background colour on the unread emails. Is this possible?

    TIA

    Andy
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  2. philc43's Avatar
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1809 Build 17763.1 and W10 Insider Build 18252
       28 Nov 2017 #2

    If the colour change is not sufficient the next best approach is to select only the unread emails by using the dropdown selector at the top of the Inbox. By default it is set to show all - you can change this to show unread or flagged.
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  3.    28 Nov 2017 #3

    Mmm yeah I saw that, but it doesn't seem very intuitive :/ It seems like the app is still quite lacking (no HTML signatures for example). Maybe I will just have to keep to my GMail tabs open in Chrome (all 4 of them, which slows down the browser quite a bit)

    Thanks anyway :)

    Andy
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