How to Set Up Campus Email Using the Mail App for Windows 8.1 and 10

Users who do not have the Outlook app installed on their personal computers and would like to use the free, native Microsoft Mail app can refer to these Microsoft Guides to help configure the Mail app for Windows 8.1 and 10.

Difference Between Outlook and Microsoft Mail App

  • The Microsoft Mail app provides the basic mail features, and can be setup with a Microsoft 365 account, (including Hotmail, Live, and MSN), Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo!, and other IMAP and POP accounts. 
  • Outlook is a more full-featured mail app, and has more advanced features and capabilities of email, such as scheduling and task management, rich formatting, or mailbox rules. You can use Outlook with your Microsoft 365 account or with other accounts, such as

Setting up Campus Email Account in the Mail App 

With the Microsoft Mail app, users can include all their email accounts in one place, including Outlook. 

Windows 8.1

How to set up email account in the Mail app in Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Set up email in the Mail app for Windows 10

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