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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.

Selecting multiple emails
You can select multiple emails to delete all at once.

To write a new email

  1. On Start, tap the email inbox that you want to use (such as Outlook, Google, 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. If you type a name, 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

    You can attach pictures to an email before sending it, or go to the Office Hub to create an email to send a document. To learn how, see Email attachments FAQ.

To reply to or forward an email

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

    Note

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

To delete one or more emails

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

  2. Do one of the following:

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

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