The Windows Mail App let you have access to all your different email accounts at one place, like from Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Outlook.Com, Hotmail, Gmail Accounts and other accounts. In this Windows tutorial, you will learn, How to Add or Remove E-mail Accounts in Windows Mail App.

Add Hotmail account from Mail App:

If you have signed into Windows using Microsoft account, then Windows has already set up your Microsoft Account into Mail App.

But if you want to add more email accounts from other email services, then follow these steps.

Within from the Mail app, click the Settings button from the bottom left corner, and from Settings pane, click Accounts, and then click Add Account.

You will be presented with the most popular email services provider, or if your email service provider is not in the list, then you can click on Other Account, to manually configure POP or IMAP accounts.

For instance, if you click on then you will be asked to enter the Login Credentials for your,, Hotmail, MSN account.

After filling the Hotmail login details, click the Allow button, so Mail App may access your account. If everything goes fine, then click the Done button, and your Hotmail account is now available in Windows Mail app.

To switch between mail accounts, click the Accounts button from the left side pane, and choose an appropriate account that you wish to use, and within a blink of eye, you will be in another account.

Remove Hotmail account from Mail App

To remove an account from Mail App, follow these steps.

From the bottom left corner, click Switch To Settings button, and from the Settings pane, click Accounts. Select the account from the list, that you want to remove, and from the Accounts settings window, click Delete Account. To confirm the changes, click the Delete button.

That’s it. So this is how you can add, or remove email accounts in Windows Mail App. Don’t forget to subscribe to my blog to have more upcoming tutorial videos. Thanks for reading, and have a good day!

Microsoft Outlook 2016 is a great email client but many people fail to realize that it has more uses than just sending and receiving Hotmail, Outlook emails. These four little icons in the bottom left-hand corner are often overlooked. But they’re the key to unlocking those uses.

The first unlock the calendar. we’ll cover that in another post.

The next is for the email client.

The third will open up your contacts database again.

And the fourth which we’ll look at in detail in this post – open the task list.

A task list is really just another name for a to-do list with a few extra bells and whistles. We’ve got only one task in the list at the moment to build a task list.

To create a new task, you can either click Build Task List or to open a new task window.

Let’s click 📄New task the icon for a new task. This opens up the new task window and will create the new task to update our accounts like many tasks.

I don’t really care when it started. But I do want it completed by Friday the 21st of April So I’m going to give it a high priority.

I’m going to give myself a reminder that the task needs doing, tick Reminder.

I’ll remind myself on the previous Monday which gives me five days to get the job done.


You can add more details, click 📝Details if I need them but frankly the less time I spend on the list the more time.

I can devote to getting the jobs done, so I’ll leave that alone.

I can also delegate the task to someone else on my contact list.

If I want Jonathan might be a good candidate dedicating a task by sending an email isn’t really very good management practice. So I’ll leave this one alone as well.

There are other options I can send a status report to any of my contacts or perhaps more usefully I can set the task to recur every Friday.


Because I dislike the job of updating my accounts it’s probably a good idea to remind myself to do this every week.

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