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How to Turn On or Off Message Preview Text in Windows 10 Mail app

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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.

By default, the Mail app displays the subject line and first line of each email message in the preview pane. If you don't want the message preview text (first line) to show in the preview pane, you can turn it off to only have the subject line show for each email instead.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off show preview text of messages in the Mail app for your account in Windows 10.

EXAMPLE: Show message preview text on and off
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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. Under Conversation, turn on (default) or off to Show preview text for what you want applied to all email accounts. (see screenshot below)

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


That's it,
Shawn