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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Specifying Advanced Account Settings

Although the basic account settings that you specify during the account setup process suffice in most cases, many accounts require a more advanced setup. For example, you might prefer to use a different reply address or to leave copies of your messages on the server.

To work with the advanced settings, select an account in the Mail group and then click Properties. The Properties dialog box that appears contains a number of tabs, and most of the controls in this dialog box are straightforward. The next four sections take you through some of the other options and show how useful they can be.

Using a Different Reply Address

It’s occasionally useful to have replies sent to a different address. For example, if ...

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