How to Check Send/Receive Setting in Window Live Mail
Windows Live Mail is the email client program that is developed by Microsoft. The Windows Live Mail program is also the successor to Windows Mail application that is also an email client tool developed by Microsoft. The Windows Live Mail software would enable the management of calendars along with the email options. The latest version of Windows Live Mail is Windows Live Mail 2011. The send and receive option is a functionality available along with the Windows Live Mail program as a button. The old programs include the button as functionality and the tool is renamed as sync in the 2009 version. In the latest version, again the send and receive functionality is included. The button is provided at the new ribbon interface under the home tab. The purpose of the send and receive option is to provide quick access to sending and receiving emails. The button can be customized through the tools menu at the application interface.
Discussed below are points related to changing the send and receive email settings in Windows Live Mail:
- Access the settings
- Options provided at the send and receive email settings
- Change the settings
Access the Settings
The settings for the send and receive options on the Windows Live Mail program can be accessed through various ways like tools menu, some keyboard shortcuts, or through the Windows Live Mail settings option. Users should click on toolbar icon at the top menu and select the customize option. The customize option would enable the change of email settings through the send and receive button on Windows Live Mail.
Options Provided at the Send/Receive Email Settings
The send and receive options or the sync option on the Windows Live Mail application provides three kinds of options for the users while setting up the sending and receiving functionalities. The options are send and receive, send and receive all email accounts and send and receive everything. The send and receive option would enable the sending and receiving for all the messages upon the particular email account. The send or receive all email account enables the above functionality along with the sending from the Outbox folder. As the name indicates, the send or receive everything implies the sending and receiving of every messages including those on news accounts.
Change the Settings
The three settings can be changed in Windows Live Mail application through the selection of the particular options. Click on the down arrow to select the appropriate option. The user can also change the settings provided with the send and receive or sync functionality through some keyboard shortcuts available. Press F5 to send or receive email account settings option and press Ctrl + F5 for enabling the send or receive everything settings.