Change The Layout of Windows 10 Mail

Dear Computer Lady,

Can I change the layout of WIN 10 Live mail and the cotact selection proces to resemble that of outlook ?

Thanks, GB

Dear GB,

The short answer is no. The email app that comes with Windows 10 is very limited. Last time I checked, you couldn’t even create storage folders in it.

Microsoft is no longer supporting Windows Live Mail. It might run on Windows 10 for you, but it often has issues that are hard to fix since it is not supported.

Your options are to purchase Outlook which is part of Microsoft Office, or go with another email program that is not a Microsoft product.

My preference is Mozilla Thunderbird, which is free at:



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