How to set up the Mail App using a Microsoft Account in 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 set up the application with a Microsoft email account.
- Go to the main User Interface and click on the Mail application icon as shown below.
- 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.).
- 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.