Windows Live Essentials

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Windows Live Mail 2011

Windows Live Mail can help you organize your life all in one place on your PC. Add and see multiple email accounts in Mail, like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail.

Add multiple email accounts

See all of your email in one place. Add email accounts by simply typing an email address and password, and following a few more steps—and then you're ready to go!

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Send lots of photos

Share your memories without filling up your recipients' inboxes. Send a photo email to share an album full of high-resolution photos on Windows Live SkyDrive.

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Not all Windows Live Essential features are available on all systems. For system requirements, please see: http://explore.live.com/windows-live-2011-system-requirements.

Mail

Add multiple email accounts

To add an email account:

  1. Start Windows Live Mail. Click the Start button. In the search box, type Mail, and then, in the list of results, click Windows Live Mail.
  2. In your Windows Live Mail inbox, click Accounts and then Email. Type your email address, password, and display name, and then click Next.
  3. If you want to add more accounts, click Add another email account.
Mail

Send lots of photos

  1. Add photos. In your Windows Live Mail inbox, on the Home tab, click Photo email. Choose the photos you want to add to your email message, and then type a name for your album.
  2. Share photos. Type the email addresses of the people you want to share your photos with. ClickFormat, and then click Album privacy to decide who can see your photos. By default, only those people you send the photo email message to will be able to see your pictures. Next, just click Send.