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    Mail app - Change Mailbox Sync Settings in Windows 10

    Mail app - Change Mailbox Sync Settings in Windows 10

    How to Change Mailbox Sync Settings for Mail app in Windows 10
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    How to Change Mailbox Sync Settings for 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 new Mail apps support Office 365, Exchange, Outlook.com, Gmail, IMAP, POP 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)

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

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

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    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 under Sync options for what you want, and click/tap on Done. (see screenshot below)

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

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    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 6
    windows 10
       2016-02-14 #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?
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,431
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       2016-02-14 #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 System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 6
    windows 10
       2016-02-14 #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 System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,431
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       2016-02-14 #4

    Eileen said: View Post
    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
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  5. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,385
    Win10 1607
       2016-06-02 #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
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  6. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 6
    windows 10
       2016-06-03 #6

    Thanks Kbird.
    Have tried that previously to no avail.
    I've given up on the app and now use Thunderbird instead.
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  7. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 23
    windows 10
       2016-06-27 #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 System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,431
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       2016-06-27 #8

    dsamalot said: View Post
    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 System SpecsSystem Spec


  9. Joined : Mar 2016
    Posts : 23
    windows 10
       2016-06-27 #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
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