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Microsoft Surface: Visual QuickStart Guide by Joni Blecher

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4. Mail and Outlook.com

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Mail Accounts

Email

Outlook.com

The Mail, People, Calendar, and Messaging apps share account information. That means that if you enter your Gmail email account to add contacts to the People app, you will also be able to access the Gmail account in the Mail app. Of course, not all account information is shared across all apps. For example, the Messaging app doesn’t access Gmail accounts, so you can’t use the Messaging app on the tablet to have IM conversations with Gmail contacts. It can be a bit confusing, but the chapter for each app specifies supported accounts.

By visiting Outlook.com in a web browser, you can access information that allows you to do more with People, Mail, Calendar, Messaging, and ...

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