Manage and Delete E-mail Accounts in Windows® Live Mail
Windows Live Mail is an e-mail client developed by Microsoft. It comes as part of Microsoft Windows Live Essentials. It comes with usability options that help users to manage their e-mails. It can support popular e-mail accounts including Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo! Mail. Support for multiple e-mail accounts means that users can easily manage their different e-mail accounts with the same interface and controls. Windows Live Mail also allows users to add/remove e-mail accounts. It is also possible for the users to switch between different e-mail accounts according to the need. In such cases the user can have the option to delete the old e-mail account. Deleting an account will delete all important data that resides with that account.
Discussed below are some points that will help users to know more about Windows Live Mail and manage and delete e-mail accounts:
- Features of Windows Live Mail
- Setting default account in Windows Live Mail
- Changing password of e-mail accounts
- Deleting an e-mail account in Windows Live Mail
Features of Windows Live Mail
Windows Live Mail is an e-mail program that comes with better features and usability options. The most important feature of Windows Live Mail include Photo e-mail, Multiple e-mail Accounts, Layouts and Views, RSS Reader, etc. The Photo e-mail feature allows the user to share high resolution pictures with friends and family. It is equipped with a RSS engine that will allow the users to read RSS feeds right from their Inbox.
Setting Default Account in Windows Live Mail
Windows Live Mail comes with options for managing e-mail accounts used in it. As it supports multiple e-mail accounts, it allows the users to set an account as the default account. To do this, just right-click on the e-mail address you want to set as default and click on 'Set as default account'. This will set the selected e-mail account as the default account.
Changing Password of E-mail Accounts
Windows Live Mail also has the option for changing the password of an account. To do this, select the ‘Tools’ menu and select ‘Accounts’. A new dialog box will be displayed showing all e-mail accounts and newsgroup accounts. Double-click on the e-mail account for which you would like to change the password. Click on the ‘Server’ tab and type the new password in the text field near ‘Password’. Click ‘OK’ and your new password will now have been set.
Deleting an E-mail Account in Windows Live Mail
Deleting an e-mail account is an easy task in Windows Live Mail. Open Windows Live Mail and select the ‘Tools’ menu. Click on ‘Accounts’ to view your e-mail accounts. Locate the e-mail account you want to delete. Click on it and click on the ‘Remove’ button. Click ‘Yes’ in the confirmation window. The selected account will be deleted from Windows Live Mail.
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