How to set up the Mail Application using a Microsoft Account on Windows 8

Description: On Windows 8, there is a new application simply titled Mail. This is similar to Windows Live Mail on previous versions of Windows. Here is how to setup the application with a Microsoft email account.

  1. Go to the main User Interface and click on the Mail application icon as shown below.

  2. Once the Application has loaded, you will be greeted with a Microsoft Account sign in. Here, simply enter in your credentials for your Microsoft email account (EX: @hotmail, @msn, etc.)

  3. Click Sign In. The mail application will then sync with your Microsoft account and your emails, contacts, and folders will now be preloaded into the Mail application.

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