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Send or delete an email

After you set up an email account on your phone, you can send (or delete) emails from that account.

Email messages in an email account, with some messages selected to move or delete

To write a new email

  1. On Start Start icon, tap the email inbox that you want to use (such as Outlook, Outlook.com, Google, or a linked inbox).

  2. Tap New New icon. If you're in a linked inbox, tap the email address you want to use to send the email.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • In the To text box, tap Add Add icon, and then choose a contact.
    • Tap in the To text box, and then start typing a name or an email address. Your phone will offer suggestions as you type.
    • To remove a recipient, tap their name or email address, and then tap Remove.
  4. Tap in the Subject text box and type a subject.

  5. Tap below the Subject text box, type your email, and then tap Send Send icon.

    Note

    To attach pictures to an email, tap Attach Attach icon, tap the album with the pictures you want, tap the pictures you want, and then tap Done Done icon.

To reply to or forward an email

  1. On Start Start icon, tap the email inbox that has the email you want to respond to, and then tap the message.

  2. Tap Respond Respond icon, and do one of the following:

    • Tap Reply to respond to the sender only.
    • Tap Reply all to respond to the sender and all recipients.
    • Tap Forward to send the email to someone else.
  3. Write your message, then tap Send Send icon.

    Note

    If you reply to or forward a message from a linked inbox, the message will be sent from the email address where you originally received it.

To delete one or more emails

  1. On Start Start icon, tap the email inbox with the email you want to delete.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To delete one email, tap the email to open it, and then tap Delete Delete icon.
    • To delete multiple emails, tap to the left of an email you want to delete. Check boxes will appear next to your emails. Tap the check box Check box, checked next to each email you want to delete, and then tap Delete Delete icon.

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