Solved Win 10 mail app??? Is it designed to make you break, give in and get outlook?

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  1. maybethistime

    maybethistime New Member

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    Win 10 mail app??? Is it designed to make you break, give in and get outlook?
     
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    When it comes to email front-ends, you certainly have a plethora of choices, so no way one app is trying to force you down one and only one road.

    I am an Office 365 user and although I use the Mail app from time to time, when it comes to significant email activities, I use the browser front-end, not the Mail app. As a matter of fact, prior to joining Office 365, I used to be an extensive Outlook app user but I have not looked back since switching to Office 365.
     
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    Odd one out here, using Thunderbird. Works great.
     
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    Another happy Thunderbird user here.
     
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    sharpuser Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Funny subject line, though.
     
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    Well, have you broken yet?
     
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    I like to keep my main pop3 account from my internet provided separate from my Imap account (Gmail, Yahoo and AOL). So I use Outlook and Thunderbird on 2 of my PC's. I use a 3rd party modern app Touch Email that I downloaded onto my surface for my yahoo, google and aol accounts.
     
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    What's wrong with it? Working fine here :) only annoying thing is that it doesn't pop up with a notification when I receive a new email... but my iPhone is always next to my Surface so I just see it on there, then open Mail to read it.
     
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    I'm actually pretty good with it now. When Win 10 first came out, the mail app was too unstable and didn't allow me to configure it enough. It isn't bad now. A bit basic, but that is generally OK.
     
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    I had to uninstall then reinstall it and it seems to be behaving now.
     
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    gmail.com baby. gmail.com.
     
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    It's working but downloading attachments takes forever!!!! Not big attachments either. My iPhone would download the 9mb attachment in 4 second while win mail was around 2 min.
     

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