Browsers/Mail :: How To Send Email From Default Account

Apr 7, 2014

I can't seem to get the metro email app to remember the account that I want to send email from on default. I have a Gmail account and two Exchange accounts. Seems like any time another app or web site wants to send an email there is no logic as to what account it sends from.

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Browsers/Mail :: Talktalk Email Account Won't Send?

Sep 15, 2014

Just updated my desktop and it came installed with Windows 8.1. Previously used Vista & XP. Thought I had set up user accounts etc correctly. Have a Hotmail and talktalk account supposedly installed but now my talktalk email looks totally different from Vista and will receive but will not reply or send. I log into it through 'google/talktalkmail otherwise using the mail icon it opens just like Hotmail and I have only my limited hotmail contacts. Where to access various settings etc. I do not have a 'start button' ...

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Browsers/Mail :: Cannot Right Click And Send Email

Apr 7, 2013

Windows 8 sucks big time. It reminds me of Win Millennium Edition. I have Outlook (actually all the Office Suite 2013).

In the Windows Explorer I cannot right click & send to an email. It just shows blank. And forget about reinstalling the whole thing, I don't buy that type of solution. Can't compute.

In Regedit, I have the same parameters shown above.

When I save & send using Excel 2013, Outlook just crashes.

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Browsers/Mail :: How To Send Email With More Than One Attachment Of 7MB

Jul 13, 2014

I have a Gmail account and signed it in on windows mail program I know that Gmail let me to send 25MB attachment with my emails When I try to send an email with more than one attachment which is only 7MB at all, I face this error: "problem with windows messenger program, check with your provider for more info" and also this happens when I try to send them in a compressed folder. then I have to send them one by one... what is the problem?

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Browsers/Mail :: How To Send Email From Multiple Addresses In Windows 8

May 22, 2013

I would firstly like to say that I am no computing expert ( quite the opposite actually) and I find Windows 8 extremely confusing. I have set up( eventually) Windows 8 mail to receive mail from an extra email address as well as the initial one e.g [URL], and [URL]. Now, while I can read incoming mail from both, if I reply to mail coming in on the second address, the reply shows up as originating from the first address. How I can reply to an email that came in to the second address with that same address as point of origin?

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Browsers/Mail :: Windows Live Receives Email OK But Will Not Send

Dec 21, 2013

New Windows 8 machine. Want to keep my POP3 email, so have downloaded Windows Live Mail. WLM receives ok, but will not send. Error screen simply says 'Failed' under Status with no error designation. The WindowsLiveMail.log shows this at the point of the failure: "SMTP [rx] 535 Incorrect authentication data".

Now the weird thing is this: I have a Windows Vista machine running in the same room which also uses Windows Live Mail and it sends just fine. The account properties & settings (ports, checked boxes, login info, etc.) authentication data are identical on both machines.

In addition, the same settings are used in my iPad mail app and it sends just fine. But WLM on Windows 8 just won't send. I have uninstalled WLM and redownloaded it, but the same problem. FYI, my antivirus is Avast, and it is set to not scan outbound mail.

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Browsers/Mail :: Cannot Send Link By Email From Website On Desktop

Jun 18, 2013

With a website opened on the desktop that I want to send the 'link' or 'page' by email, I go to 'Page', (top right), but both the 'Send page by email' & the 'Send link by email' are greyed-out. They won't even work if I select/highlight the page first. Why? How do you normally accomplish the same thing with a site from the 'Start screen'?

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Browsers/Mail :: Ability For Outlook To Send Email From Gmail?

May 2, 2013

Today Outlook was updated so that you can now send email from Outlook but also send it from a non-Outlook account from the same inbox. Unless I misunderstood the story. How to set this up?

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Browsers/Mail :: Outlook Email Not Working - Cannot Send Or Receive Any Message

Jan 23, 2014

can't send or receive anything. used to get plenty, now nothing. where do I go in this machine to look to see if something is wrong there? using outlook express

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Browsers/Mail :: How To Change Default Email To Gmail On Windows Mail

Dec 31, 2013

I cannot remove my Windows Live email account so whenever I want to send email, I had to click on the "Gmail" tab first then compose email and I don't want this because it's somehow not efficient.

I use the default Windows 8.1 Mail client but I never used my Windows Live account.

Is there any ways to remove Windows Live email or at least make Gmail as the default email address on Windows Mail?

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Browsers/Mail :: How To Change Windows 8 Default Email

Jun 23, 2013

I wasn't aware that I had used an email to get the Windows 8 started but I guess I did. I closed that account and am not able to access it. However, if I want to get into the store, etc. It tells me to log in with that email address. It will not let me change the address in the login screen. How to do I change in on the computer? Where is that setting?

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Browsers/Mail :: Default Yahoo Email Win 8 / IE10

Aug 23, 2013

I just sent my computer in to be worked on a month ago. I had this working before then

It was factory reset so this is a computer/browser issue, nothing with the restore

I had Yahoo Email set as default. For each of my previous computers, I did too.

I cannot find the link telling me how to do it: I remember seeing it could be done with a particular version of Yahoo toolbar And I saw one that would install the mail plugin with Yahoo Messenger

Neither has been there when I installed several versions.

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Browsers/Mail :: Email Accounts Sync From Default App?

Jun 1, 2013

If I delete my email address from the pre-installed email app, would that have any effect on the main user account, which I log into using that email address, and if I add someone else's email to the app, would our email accounts be synced?

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Browsers/Mail :: How To Change Default Email Client To Gmail In Chrome

Jul 2, 2014

I need to change the default email client in Windows 8 to Gmail in Chrome.

I thought that this would be an easy fix, but I have searched the Web, searched the forums, and cannot find anywhere that it tells me how to do this.

Besides the fact that I want all of my MAILTO links to use my Web based Gmail account, I need it to do so to make it work with OneNote.

In OneNote, when I try to send someone a page, it gives me an error message about Microsoft Outlook not being started or set up, and says to change it in Default Programs. I tried doing this, but my MAILTO links are all set to Google Chrome, which seems like it would work.

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Browsers/Mail :: Email Attachments - Create Association In Default Section

Oct 13, 2013

Old vista pc died, kept a running backup disc every sunday up until august when I bought an Toshibe ex. hard drive.I had quite a few problems transferring the Toshiba into the windows 8 pc. Made multiple copies on the hard drive darn near 250 gigs. So erased all those files and transferred the backups I had on discs. They're in my pc but I don't know how to access them/. I installed a couple apps but I still don't see anything. I want to send attachments via email and the pc wants me to create an association in the default section. There is a list a mile long which I don't understand. Do i install some kind of app or is something else not setup right....

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Browsers/Mail :: Move Email From One Account To Another

May 31, 2014

I have a new ASUS notebook and it uses Windows 8. On my home pc I have Windows Vista and was able to set up multiply email accounts in Window Live Mail. (my charter, my hubby charter, 2 school google accounts and yahoo).

I was able to read mail coming thru our main email acct (my charter), if an email came thru that needed to go to my hubbys account or another account I was able to drop and drag it to the other account listed on the screen.

I have most of my emails set up on my new ASUS notebook. Is there any way to drop and drag emails from one account to another? I can drag the email and hover over the new email account, but it does not drag it.

I am new to the notebook thing and windows 8.

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Browsers/Mail :: Adding New Email Account In Windows 8

Jun 20, 2013

I am trying to add several email accounts to 'Mail' in Windows 8. So far I have successfully added Hotmail, and BT mail. I am now trying to add my 2 Virginmedia NTL accounts using the imap settings shown on the Virginmedia support site but neither of them install correctly...though they do work. The problem is the Folders list on the left hand side shows only Inbox, Flagged, Outbox and then for some very strange reason it lists (Gmail) Folders...see attachment Ntl account.doc.

I have tried deleting these folders but they come back after a few seconds. I have also noticed that 'Mail' must keep details of additional accounts hidden away somewhere as whichever NTL account I create it always uses the first account name I ever entered...'Ntlworld' which was a typo...and all subsequent attempts to create this account have been spelt correctly.

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Browsers/Mail :: Using Microsoft Email Account To Login

Jan 2, 2014

During the night my windows desktop with Windows 8.1 pre-release was update to Windows 8.1 release.

Of course it deleted my Favorites in IE & updated to IE11. It also deleted all my contacts in Mail.

However when I logged into my other desktop using my MS account, it updated IE Favorites & Mail contacts to 0.

I had this info on my portable & put this info on a thumb drive. There is no way to import or export this info into IE11 or Mail.

Is there something I missed on this procedure?

I was under the impression that I had control of my computer & not MS!

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Browsers/Mail :: How To Add Email Account To Mail App

Mar 17, 2014

All instructions for adding an e-mail account to the mail app, say to go to Settings and click on accounts. When I click on Settings all I get is Change PC Settings, and there is no account option there.

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Browsers/Mail :: Win 8.1 - Two Junk Folders Showing For Email Account

Jun 15, 2014

The Win 8.1 Mail app is showing two 'Junk' folders for my '' email accounts. One contains my junk mail, but clicking the extra folder just displays the 'busy' spinning icon and never opens the folder. How can I delete the extra folder? Opening my accounts with only has one junk folder. This problem showed up with the latest Windows 8.1 Update.

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Browsers/Mail :: Unable To Delete Outlook Email Account

May 18, 2013

A few days ago I went to Outlook.Com and established an email account. Now I want to delete that account and remove all things associated with but still retain my Microsoft Account. It might come in handy for getting Apps and other things from the Microsoft Store.

I tried to remove the email account using the instruction I found in How To Close & Delete Account I was unable to do so. When I got to the Close Microsoft Account section and pressed OK, it reminded me I needed to close any paid services associated with my Microsoft Account. I've no such services. Pressing OK again took me to the Account Summary page. There I could find no way to close the email account, just another Close Account that took me back to the previous step.

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Browsers/Mail :: Windows 8 Email And Microsoft Account Sign Up

Aug 1, 2013

I am getting a Windows 8 tablet and want to set up Gmail on the Windows 8 mail app. I don't have a Microsoft account.

Should I sign up for a MS account using a Hotmail address, or using my Gmail address? What is the advantage in using a Hotmail address in order to access my Gmail. What are the pros & cons?

I'd like to be able to view/send email but not download it onto my tablet, as I use Live Mail on my main PC and want all my downloaded email on that computer.

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Browsers/Mail :: How To Create Separate Signature For Email Account

May 2, 2013

I have just brought over my Gmail account into my account. I can now send or receive GMail using the web interface. Is there a way I can create seperate Signatures for each email account ( and

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Browsers/Mail :: Setting Up Non Microsoft Email Account On Windows 8.1 Home

Jul 9, 2014

I've installed Windows 8.1 Home Premium on my parents laptop and I'm now trying to set up their email account.

It is a non MS account which Windows 8 doesn't seem to allow me to create. I've searched for a solution but they seem to require the Local Group policy to be edited and as far I've researched home premium doesn't include the management function to do so.

Does this mean if you are using Windows 8.1 Home Premium you are tied to using a MS mail account.

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Browsers/Mail :: Getting Rid Of Default Hotmail Account And Switch To Gmail On Windows 8?

Mar 15, 2014

I am using the mail program that came with Windows 8. It defaults to a Hotmail account I don't use, and I have to click on the account I do use. Can I get rid of the Hotmail account? I could just switch to gmail, but it would work better this way if I can get rid of Hotmail.

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Browsers/Mail :: Windows Live Mail Receives But Will Not Send

Sep 15, 2014

Windows 8.1 (OEM)

My email server is POP only. I have been using Thunderbird for email, but it hangs up quite a bit.

My ISP does not offer IMAP, so want to keep my POP email, so have downloaded Windows Essentials/Live Mail. WLM receives ok, but will not send. As far as I can tell, I have the same account properties and settings (ports, checked boxes, login info, etc.) in WLM as I do in Thunderbird. And the settings are actually the same as on my old Vista machine using WLM which sent fine. I get this error screen from WLM when sending an email:

"The connection to the server has failed.
Subject 'Send Test from WLM '
Server: ''
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0E
Protocol: SMTP
Port: 587
Secure(SSL): Yes
Socket Error: 10060"

Incoming mail is set to port 110; outgoing mail port is 587. SSL box is checked for SMTP port. My antivirus is native Windows Defender.

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Browsers/Mail :: Right Click On File - Send To Mail Recipient

Aug 8, 2014

Good old right click on a document, send to Mail Recipient.. How can i get this to work in desktop area of windows 8.1 computer.

I have the email client for working in the tiles area of windows 8.1, but i usually always drop down to desktop to work. after all these years doing it that way its just familiar to me..

i know i can open a web mail interface and attach a file but its so much quicker going the right click way.

i didn't realize how often i am looking at the file and sending to mail that way.

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Browsers/Mail :: No Send To Mail Recipient Button?

Apr 27, 2013

I aunched into Windows 8 but upset to find there is no button I can find above web pages to send a link or a page to a mail recipient.

I found this very useful in XP ...

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Browsers/Mail :: Receive Mail But Not Able To Send Any Mail

Aug 12, 2014

I have Windows 8.1 n I can receive mail, but I cannot send any mail this happened after downloading the new updates Why? Oue local Postmaster rejects it Why?

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Browsers/Mail :: Opera Browser Set As Default But Not Listed In Default

Mar 7, 2014

Running windows 8.1 and i use 3 browsers, my main (default) is Opera, the issues i have are opera is set as default browser in opera settings, but for instance when checking emails say overclockers uk i see something catches my eye, i click it and link opens in opera, not in win 8.1, it pops a box up asking how do you want to open this type of link, firefox, google chrome or look for app in dam app store [URL] ....

I go to setup default programs to set associations and guess what, opera is not in the list [URL] .....

pc setup
window 8.1 pro n x64
i7 4770k
msi z87-gd65 gaming mobo
8 gig 2x4 xtreem lv 2133 xmp
msi gtx 770 gaming
ssd's n so on

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Browsers/Mail :: Messages In Outbox Won't Send

Feb 20, 2014

Basically I have about 15 messages in my outbox that won't send and whenever I try to send a new message it just goes to the outbox. This has been going on for about a week (unfortunately I only noticed the day before yesterday!). (I'm using Windows 8 and Windows Mail - my account is a Gmail account)

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