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Here’s a small tutorial to add multiple accounts in Windows 8 Mail application. A lot of time you might need to add multiple mail accounts. The thing with Windows 8 is the new user interface is quite confusing. So here, let’s take a look at how to add multiple mail accounts in Windows 8. Suppose you have Gmail as your primary email. But, by default Windows Mail shows Hotmail as the primary email you used to activate Windows. Now let’s take a look as to how to add a Gmail account to our Windows Mail app.

Guide to add multiple mail accounts in Windows 8

Step 1: Go to your start menu or tiles. Go to the Mail app using tiles. You will see all your Microsoft Account emails.

multiple mail accounts in Windows 8

Windows Mail

Step 2: Now to add a new account. Navigate to the top-left side of the screen. In charms bar, click on Settings.

Multiple Mail accounts Windows 8

Mail Settings

Step 3: Click on Accounts – Add an account. Select whichever account you want to add. I choose Google.

Add new mail

Add new mail

Step 4: Fill your account credentials and select relevant options like if you want to include your Google contacts and calendars.

Click on connect and you are done! Now you can easily switch to any account. Feel free to add more accounts. This was a simple tutorial on how to add multiple mail accounts in Windows 8 mail application. Do you have any more suggestions or tutorial requests, then you can use the comments section below. A constructive feedback and criticism is also accepted. You can also use

Harsh Shah

A highly motivated individual with a hunger to learn and share as much as I can about everything. Masters in Interaction Design with a Bachelors in Computer Science. I have worked with clients across the globe on various design and tech projects. I believe in giving back and that's how ReadMeNow was founded.

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