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Turn On or Off Automatically Download External Content in Mail app in Windows 10

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Windows 10 comes with a new Mail app. The new Mail app brings improved performance and a familiar three-pane email UI, with a toggle to quickly move between your email and calendar. Mail includes customizable Swipe Gestures, letting you swipe right or left to take actions like delete, flag, move or mark as read/unread. Also check out the new email authoring experience. Mail leverages the familiar and rich capability of Word to that allows you to easily insert tables, add pictures and use bullets and color to your text. The Mail app supports Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo!, IMAP, POP and other popular accounts.

Starting in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10547, you can now turn on or off to automatically download external images and style formats for email in the Mail app.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off automatically download external images and style formats in email for accounts in the Mail app for your account in Windows 10.




Here's How:

1. Open the Mail app.

2. Click/tap on the Settings icon at the bottom left, and click/tap on Reading in the Settings flyout. (see screenshot below)

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3. In the Reading flyout under External content, select a specific email account (ex: Outlook) you want to turn on or off automatically download external content for, or check Apply to all accounts if you like. (see screenshot below)

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4. Under External content, turn on (default) or off to Automatically download external images and style formats for what you want. (see screenshot below)

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5. When finished, you can close the Mail app if you like.



That's it,
Shawn