Windows 8 has its own features and applications for each and every task. For the mailing purpose Windows 8 has a separate app called Mail App. Now in this Mail we can configure our Hotmail, Gmail and Exchange mail account in few clicks. We all need to know the basics of how to configure mail in Windows 8 so as to use the Mail app of the OS.
How to configure mail in Windows 8
Start from the Start screen and select the Mail app from there.
Right Click anywhere on the Mail app to bring the Settings of the app and click on @Account.
Now choose Google or Exchange as per your need which mail account you want to configure. As here I chose Google to configure gmail here.
Provide your username and password of the Gmail account and click Connect. No need to take headache of SMTP, POP3 settings. Single click and your account get configured.
Here it is, you can see your mailbox right here in few seconds. Simple and easily configured Gmail account in Windows 8 Mail app. Happy Windows Computing Lookout for more Windows 8 articles.