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Windows 10 email

Jun 20, 2018 5:29PM PDT

I thought I would start here with my question since this built-in email came with Win10. I don't know what I am doing wrong unless its because when I first bought this DELL computer with Win10, I elected to subscribe monthly to Office 365 and always used OUTLOOK for my email. But now that I no longer subscribe to Office, I'm trying to setup the Windows 10 email seemed very easy but for some reason, only "received" mail works. If I send mail, it appears to 'send' but never reaches the recipient & I never receive it back with an error so apparently there is something wrong on my end.
I apologize for not knowing if there is a particular name to the one that comes with Win10 but have attached a screenshot so everyone can see it & not to be confused with that I attached which is empty. If possible, I would prefer to get the Win10 one to work properly with outgoing mail. Any suggestions or am I not giving enough information?

Oh darn, I guess I can't attach screenshots here. Sad

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Using any email client you have to set up the
Jun 21, 2018 9:38AM PDT

servers for outgoing and in-coming emails. Evidently your incoming is set up correctly. Your out going or SMTP server sometime requires a special port number and there is an SSL that may need to be turned on or off depending if your using IMAP or POP3.
Get you setup instruction for your ISP.

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W10's own email app
Jun 20, 2018 5:53PM PDT

Felt like just a jalopy that I never bothered with it. Many of my friends in tech won't go near it. We use Thunderbird for many reasons.

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Jun 21, 2018 12:09AM PDT

I appreciate that suggestion Bob because it has the look that I'm familiar with & easy to use. Thank you! I've heard others talk about it for years but I always used the free Outlook Express back in the earlier window days. Happy

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When I last looked at W10 Mail. No mark as spam.
Jun 21, 2018 9:51AM PDT
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Thanks Orlbuckeye
Jun 27, 2018 12:09AM PDT

that's what did the trick. I had to manually put in the outgoing server since it wasn't picking it up on its own. Even though Thunderbird is a nice email program too like Bob suggested, Win10's email serves my purpose well enough to use so I'm glad you gave me that tip.
Thanks again. Cool

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Sorry get instruction from
Jun 21, 2018 9:39AM PDT

ISP for out going server.

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Jun 27, 2018 4:53AM PDT

is a internet address for Microsoft's Outlook email whereas Outlook (which is included in MS Office is an email client. Windows 10 mail is an email client that comes free with Windows 10. You can use Outlook or Windows 10 Mail to receive your email from after setting up like in my last post.

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