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Old 07-16-19, 01:02 PM
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Windows program or app to link email accounts?

Hey guys. Wondering if there's a (free) app or program for Windows to combine email accounts. I have 3 accounts & would like to be able to check email in one place rather than going to Yahoo, Microsoft & Google sites. Thanks!
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Old 07-16-19, 02:46 PM
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Re: Windows program or app to link email accounts?

I use Mozilla Thunderbird and added three accounts. You still see each account listed separately with their corresponding "inbox" but they are all in one app.
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Old 07-16-19, 04:10 PM
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Also Windows Live Mail. Itís been sunset by Microsoft but itís available to download if you look around. MS dropped the universal inbox with the new Mail program in Windows 10. Also there is always Outlook if you want to pay and get updates. Basically you are looking for an email client. With the decline of PC there are fewer options now.
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Re: Windows program or app to link email accounts?

Originally Posted by rduncan View Post
I use Mozilla Thunderbird and added three accounts. You still see each account listed separately with their corresponding "inbox" but they are all in one app.
I'm gonna give this one a shot being that I only use Firefox. Thanks!

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Also Windows Live Mail. Itís been sunset by Microsoft but itís available to download if you look around. MS dropped the universal inbox with the new Mail program in Windows 10. Also there is always Outlook if you want to pay and get updates. Basically you are looking for an email client. With the decline of PC there are fewer options now.
I originally uninstalled the mail app when I first upgraded to Win 10 so I was trying to install Windows Live Mail app yesterday & for some reason cannot install apps fro the Microsoft store. Couldn't even get IHeartRadio to install.

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Re: Windows program or app to link email accounts?

Thunderbird is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks
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Old 07-16-19, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by JZ1276 View Post
I have 3 accounts & would like to be able to check email in one place rather than going to Yahoo, Microsoft & Google sites. Thanks!
I'm curious...why so many email clients?


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I'm curious...why so many email clients?
It isn't by choice. I only use my Yahoo mail. As for the Google / Microsoft accounts, if I remember correctly you have to create one in order to use certain devices. I think I had to create an @live.com Microsoft email account when upgraded to Windows 10 or when I purchased a Windows phone (can't remember exactly) & I believe YouTube requires users to have a gmail account.

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Ah yes makes sense.

I have a playlist on youtube and it's requirement to have a gmail account, which I can't stand and only use it for that purpose only.
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Re: Windows program or app to link email accounts?

Originally Posted by JZ1276 View Post
It isn't by choice. I only use my Yahoo mail. As for the Google / Microsoft accounts, if I remember correctly you have to create one in order to use certain devices. I think I had to create an @live.com Microsoft email account when upgraded to Windows 10 or when I purchased a Windows phone (can't remember exactly) & I believe YouTube requires users to have a gmail account.
Just for reference you can use your Yahoo email for the Google account (YouTube, Calender, Play Store, etc) login. You donít need a gmail address. Also you donít need a Microsoft account for Windows even their App Store. They just make it hard to find the off option not to create one when you install Win10.
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Re: Windows program or app to link email accounts?

I think Window 10 is offering this service. I use outlook account in this regard.
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Originally Posted by MeridithHartt View Post
I think Window 10 is offering this service. I use outlook account in this regard.
Do you know how to set it up using Win 10?

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