Solved

Have the email tile in Win 8 point to Outlook

Posted on 2013-01-22
3
888 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-26
is it possible to have the Metro UI "email" tile open Outlook instead of the web base email application?
0
Comment
Question by:epsilon3
3 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
Larry Larmeu earned 500 total points
ID: 38807421
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.
0
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:David Lee
ID: 38807530
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/
0
 
LVL 79

Expert Comment

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 38807911
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.
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Following basic email etiquette rules will help you write a professional email and achieve a good, lasting impression with your contacts.
Are you unable to connect or configure Hotmail email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007? Or Outlook.com emails are not downloading to Outlook? Lets’ see the problem and resolve Outlook Connector error syncing folder hierarchy (0x8004102A).
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to use Boot Corrector from Paragon Rescue Kit Free to identify and fix the boot problems of Windows 7/8/2012R2 etc. As an example is used Windows 2012R2 which lost its active partition flag (often happen…

867 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now