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Setting up charter.net email on Windows 8

  1. #11


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    yeah, if you want to use the Windows 8 email app with POP, then you need to use the workaround:


    create an outlook.com account. send your pop mail (to outlook.com). then add the outlook.com account to the Windows 8 email app. voila. all your charter.net email or verizon.net email or your nyc.rr.com or whatever email to the Windows 8 email app. Yeah, it sucks to use a workaround but if you want to use that app...

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  2. #12


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    Windows 7


    One nice thing about Charter's email servers, is that the mobile site is an IMAP server. I've not used POP3 on Charter in over a year.
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  3. #13


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    honestly, I'm not a fan of IMAP. I know that's the preferred method for many but for me, it's just too resource intensive. more resource intensive than email should be. on my old PCs, I definitely avoid it.
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