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Gmail app windows 8 not giving option create google account only add other account

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  • My windows 8.1 mail app always gave me an option to add additional google/gmail accounts. It gives option to add Outlook and exchanger sever and "add other" but not gmail or google account. When I choose other and put in address it can not find t.  I now have to go in thru google browser to open that account. Anybody no what happened here?
    Thursday, January 18, 2018 9:59 PM

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  • Hi,

    As I know gmail option has been removed. You can go to settings>accounts to add the gmail account to a Microsoft account, then login with the account.

    Open mail and go to settings>account>choose the gmail account and configure it as "content to sync". Then you can mail app. 


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    Friday, January 19, 2018 8:36 AM
  • Hi,

    If you have any other problems, don't hesitate to contact me.


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    Monday, January 22, 2018 2:21 AM