Windows 10: Adding a new account asks for email...then nothing happens Solved

  1.    19 Apr 2016 #1

    Adding a new account asks for email...then nothing happens


    I added a new user acct to Windows 10. It asked for an email address (I entered my Yahoo email address)...and nothing has arrived in my inbox. How does this work?
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       19 Apr 2016 #2

    Just to make sure. How did you add your Yahoo account ?

    Did you open Mail app > click the gear icon > Manage Accounts > + Add account ?

    If yes, open Mail app > top left click the hamburger icon ( the 3 line icon ) > that will show you the accounts in the system > click yahoo and see if you have mails.
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       19 Apr 2016 #3

    If the matter is settled, here is something you might want to use...............

    Setup notification and sound for in-coming mails.

    Open Mail app > click the gear icon > right side, click Notifications >see screenshot......................

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  4.    19 Apr 2016 #4

    No. When I was creating a new user account, I was presented with a popup that asks "How will this user sign in?"

    I then entered the existing Yahoo email address.
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       19 Apr 2016 #5

    AshleyQuick said: View Post
    No. When I was creating a new user account, I was presented with a popup that asks "How will this user sign in?"

    I then entered the existing Yahoo email address.
    Would you care to try the method I posted in post #2 ?
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  6.    19 Apr 2016 #6

    I recalled that the Yahoo email that I entered was also a Microsoft account. I simply used the password and the account setup was completed. Thanks for replies!
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       19 Apr 2016 #7

    You are welcome.

    Happy computing.
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