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How to add Gmail & Yahoo Mail in Window 8 Mail App

by JiniOnline / December 20, 2012 8:05 PM PST

Below are the steps to get Yahoo Mail/Gmail on Windows 8:

1. On Windows 8 Mail App, move your mouse to either top or bottom left corner to access the sidebar
2. Click Settings >> Account to retrieve the list of active accounts
3. Click Add an Account >> Other Account
4. Choose IMAP from the drop-down and enter your yahoo mail/Gmail id and password.
5. Windows 8 will configure the rest for you

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set up gmail as exchange
by carmaiden / December 21, 2012 10:07 PM PST

For gmail is better to set up the account as exchange, not only the email but the calendars and contacts are going to be synchronize.
1. Under windows 8 Mail App hover with your mouse over the right side upper corner to access the charm bar.
2. Select Settings >> Account
3. Click Add an Account >> Other Account
4. Choose Exchange
5. You may try the automatic email server configuration entering your gmail and password. If that does not work enter the settings manually selecting "show more details"
6. In the server field type "m.google.com"
7. Leave the Domain field blank
8. In the user name type your full gmail account (ie. XYZ@gmail.com)
9. Click on connect

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I don't see these settings after following the instructions.
by ChuckJTS-23427222252684036696820606199520 / December 31, 2012 11:45 PM PST

I don't see these settings after following the instructions.

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