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Setting up non microsoft email account on Windows 8.1 Home

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    Setting up non microsoft email account on Windows 8.1 Home

    I've installed Windows 8.1 Home Premium on my parents laptop and I'm now trying to set up their email account.

    It is a non MS account which Windows 8 doesn't seem to allow me to create. I've searched for a solution but they seem to require the Local Group policy to be edited and as far I've researched home premium doesn't include the management function to do so.

    Does this mean if you are using Windows 8.1 Home Premium you are tied to using a MS mail account.

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    Hello, number 45. Welcome to Windows Eight Forums.

    You will need to have a MS account to be able to use the app as most companies require.

    Mail App - Add an Account in Windows 8.1
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