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Have the email tile in Win 8 point to Outlook

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is it possible to have the Metro UI "email" tile open Outlook instead of the web base email application?
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Larry Larmeu earned 500 total points
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It is not possible to link the "Email" live tile to Outlook.  You can create a tile for Outlook, but it wouldn't be the default "email" tile.  Possibly in the future this will be an option.
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by:David Lee
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llarmeu has already answered your question, so this is just to fill in the details a bit.

http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/2013/outlook-live-tile-support/
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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The email tile is in reality a rather basic Metro application, Outlook is an full featured Office Desktop Application.  Perhaps in Office 2015 we will have a Metro Outlook but I'd not hold my breath.
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