Adding Multiple Accounts in Windows® Mail
What are the ways to add or remove Windows Mail Account? How to add multiple accounts in Windows Mail and resolve issues that may occur during the process?
Windows Mail is an e-mail client program which is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It has replaced Microsoft Outlook Express which comes with Windows XP. It comes with Windows Vista Operating System by default and can be used in most of the Windows system such as Windows XP, Windows 7, etc. Windows Mail integrates several features and new set of tools to manage our e-mails, contacts, and e-mail transactions efficiently. Using Windows Mail we can add or remove mail accounts easily and quickly. In order to add a new e-mail account, select ‘Add’ from ‘Tools’ menu of Windows Mail. In order to remove an account from Windows Mail, open Windows Mail and select ‘Tools’ menu. Then select ‘Account’ and click on the account you want to remove and click on ‘Remove’. But Windows Mail generates some problems after creating multiple accounts. It will result in receiving duplicate messages, getting e-mails from different accounts, etc. These problems need to be resolved in order to use Windows Mail efficiently
Methods to add multiple account in Windows Mail, common issue arising while adding multiple accounts, and some tips to resolve the issues are given below:
- Adding multiple accounts
- Common issue
- Tips to resolve the issues
Adding multiple accounts
We can add multiple accounts in Windows Mail easily. To add an account, click on ‘Start’ menu and select ‘All program list’. Now open Windows Mail and then select ‘Tools’ menu and click on ‘Accounts’. Select ‘Add’ and choose the type of the account you want to add and follow the instruction. You have to specify your e-mail address and password. Also provide correct information about the type of e-mail server, e-mail service user, and the address of the incoming and outgoing e-mail server used by e-mail provider.
Multiple accounts can be easily created using Windows Mail. But after creating multiple accounts, it will generate some issues. One of the problems with Windows Mail is that it doesn’t have any password or identity options for multiple e-mail accounts. That is Windows Mail put all the e-mail from different account into the same inbox. Another problem is that it will receive multiple e-mails to the inbox. Most of these issues can be resolved easily.
We can resolve the issue of getting mails from different accounts to the same inbox by creating folders for each e-mail accounts and create message rules to move the e-mails to each account. We can also resolve this issue by enabling account column in the inbox. Another option is creating different Windows user accounts for each e-mail accounts. We can set password for each Windows user to ensure security.
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