Mail and Calendar is an email client by Microsoft that comes bundled inside the Windows 10.
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Pro Easy to use
It's like Outlook but free and not so ugly.
No need to put money on the table. It's free!
Pro Supports multiple services including Gmail
Mail and Calendar support multiple accounts from multiple services, including Gmail and Google Apps. Gmail and Google Apps support was not available on Windows 8. It is available on the Windows 10 version of Mail and Calendar app.
Pro Drag and drop calendar events to reschedule them (PC only)
If you like using a calendar, this is an efficiency perk.
Pro Background wallpaper
Similar to Yahoo! Mail and Gmail web app, Mail app can allow users to set any images as image background of the app.
Pro Send email from Outlook.com aliases
An alias is a great feature for keeping your email private.
Pro Swipe functionality
If your device has a touchscreen, then user can swipe the message thread either from left or from right, varies by swipe preferences set by user, eg: set swipe from right to delete and swipe from left to archive.
Con Missing some advanced features
The Mail app is missing some advanced features that can be found in other products such as automatic template replies, email filters and custom notification sounds.
Con Lots of bugs
- Always has issues with sign-in, and you have to regularly prove you're not a robot by re-typing the password
- Can mysteriously drop a specific Hotmail email account, which you have to re-add every time you load up
- Crashes often, particularly if you're working on more than one email (popped-out) at a time
- Sometimes the copy/paste function does not work
Con No aliases
The Mail app doesn't support email aliases.
Con Bad formatting support
Doesn't have HTML or markdown support
Con No way to block senders without going to the online version, super unwieldy
GUI sometimes freezes for 10-30 seconds.
Con Can't move between accounts
Impossible to copy or move mails between accounts.
Con No custom signature with HTML or images
You will miss the option to customize the signature with HTML content and images.
Con Only available on Windows 10
Con Doesn't open links in junk folder
E.g .you can not unsubscribe from newsletter you put in junk.