How to disable mail priority mail in Windows 10?

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Effectively disable the Windows 10 priority mailbox. This quote may sound silly, but knowing this OS feature will help make your life a lot more comfortable, whether you work a lot with your mail or not.

With the integration of an application of mail electronics for Windows 10, many things have changed, now you can manage all your emails from one location.

However, not all features are equally useful for everyone and this is the case with the new Windows Custom Inbox.

Set up your email app in 1 minute

Before disabling the Windows 10 priority mailbox, make sure to fix the “app did not start” error if necessary.

Logically, this new integrated application must be first configured, this shouldn't take 5 minutes. It is very simple, the first thing is to go to the beginning and type the mail in the search bar.

Or just open startup, then click on the link of the same name (a blue rectangle with a white envelope inside).

When you are inside it will ask you to "Add a new email account", then you just have to choose the account type and place it. It should be noted that since this is a built-in Windows 10 application, it is best to sign up for a Microsoft account.

Select to allow the program in the Windows 10 firewall if the case occurs and find the Windows server product key as a precaution.

By entering such a Microsoft account, the automatic reply options and security options within the integrated mail will be fully activated.


The characteristics of this email are: to be able to download the formats and images that have been attached and also to be able to group conversations.

In addition, you decide whether to mark an open email as read, establish a signature on your emails, set up different notifications for each account.

And last but not least, configure if you want to receive emails appears in the notification panel or as a pop-up window in the form of a banner.

You can disable the Windows 10 mail priority mailbox

Having gained the previous knowledge, you can now turn off Windows 10 Mail Priority Mail. This is not a separate function, it comes in the same mail as Windows 10 only that it was added later and its main feature is to separate the normal ones emails from those that are prioritized.

This is done by the same Windows integrated mail, separates messages into two tabs, one call " Focused " and the other " Other ". The discrimination as to which one will be found on each side occurs by following certain parameters, such as the number of messages received by that person.

Also the number of times you've talked to someone in the last time, among others. So Windows prioritizes the people it deems indispensable in your daily life.

This feature is very good, but like everything it has its drawbacks, as there are many people who receive more than 100 emails a day, seeing the fluidity of conversations hampered by the discrimination of the program, hence the need to deactivate it in many cases.

To disable the priority mail of the Windows 10 mail, you have to go to " Settings “, This section is reached by pressing the gear symbol at the beginning. Once in this section select " Reading ”And then click on the account from which the function will be removed.

If you've done everything right, just turn off the "Priority or other" option and in this way they will no longer have to be organized in any way, but only the one you want (the tabs are deleted).

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