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    Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10

    Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10

    How to Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    23 Jun 2020
    Designer Media Ltd

    How to Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10


    The Mail and Calendar apps included with Windows 10 help you stay up to date on your email, manage your schedule and stay in touch with people you care about the most. Designed for both work and home, these apps help you communicate quickly and focus on what’s important across all your accounts. Supports Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, Yahoo! and other popular accounts.

    You can change your mailbox sync settings for how often you want to download new email content, and how far back you want to download old email from your email server per account in the Mail app.

    This tutorial will show you how to change the mailbox sync settings per account in your Mail app in Windows 10.



    Here's How:

    1 Open the Mail app.

    2 Click/tap on the Settings button at the bottom of the left pane, and click/tap on Manage Accounts in the Settings flyout. (see screenshot below)

    Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10-mail_app_manage_accounts-1.jpg

    3 Click/tap on the account you want to change mailbox sync settings for. (see screenshot below)

    Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10-mail_app_manage_accounts-2.jpg

    4 Click/tap on Change mailbox sync settings. (see screenshot below)

    Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10-mail_app_manage_accounts-3.png

    5 Select how often to download new content, and select how far back to download email from on the server, turn on or off Email, Calendar, and/or Contacts under Sync options for what you want, and click/tap on Done. (see screenshot below)

    Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10-mail_app_manage_accounts-4.jpg

    6 Click/tap on Save to apply. (see screenshot below)

    Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10-mail_app_manage_accounts-5.png


    That's it,
    Shawn






  1. Posts : 6
    windows 10
       #1

    Thanks for the advice.
    I've done everything suggested but still receiving not synced yet message.
    Any other ideas?
    Could it have anything to do with PlusNet?
      My Computer


  2. Posts : 2,834
    Windows 11 Home (x64) Version 21H1 (build 19043.1202)
       #2

    It could be the trouble but don't Quote me on that,
    How long do you have to wait until it sync?
    Have you also tried a refresh to see if that cures your problem

    Mine is set up as Brink as shown in 5

    Also on mine I have used the link app that shows and brought all my inboxes into one
    You can also rename the link
    I am using my user name
    Once done just press Save,

    That makes your Mail also sync quicker
      My Computer


  3. Posts : 6
    windows 10
       #3

    Thanks, I'll try the link and let you know.
    Don't have to wait as it just doesn't sync.
    Bye the way, how should the privacy settings be in a perfect world?
      My Computer


  4. Posts : 2,834
    Windows 11 Home (x64) Version 21H1 (build 19043.1202)
       #4

    Eileen said:
    Thanks, I'll try the link and let you know.
    Don't have to wait as it just doesn't sync.
    Bye the way, how should the privacy settings be in a perfect world?
    That I don't know just click on link about privacy and it will take you to a page explaining it all.
    I for one love this new mail app
    In fact love it so much I dumped incredimail that I had just paid for
      My Computer


  5. Posts : 2,324
    Win10
       #5

    I have read that if you don't allow Mail to access the Calendar you won't get Mail to sync properly , so check

    Under settings -> Privacy -> Calendar, You need to let the Mail app have access to the calendar
      My Computers


  6. Posts : 6
    windows 10
       #6

    Thanks Kbird.
    Have tried that previously to no avail.
    I've given up on the app and now use Thunderbird instead.:)
      My Computer


  7. Posts : 30
    windows 10
       #7

    MS 10 has not synched with either my gmail account nor with my goggle calendar since May 25, 2016. Cannot edit, nor delete and add. Error 0x8007054e
      My Computer


  8. Posts : 2,834
    Windows 11 Home (x64) Version 21H1 (build 19043.1202)
       #8

    dsamalot said:
    MS 10 has not synched with either my gmail account nor with my goggle calendar since May 25, 2016. Cannot edit, nor delete and add. Error 0x8007054e
    This is what I found on that error
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...d25827c?auth=1
    Hope this works for you
      My Computer


  9. Posts : 30
    windows 10
       #9

    It seems to have helped but the jury is still out though, the "gmail account settings" box is taking a long time. But I never did get to this step before. Is this normal?

    Thank you for helping :)
      My Computer


 

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