How to setup Windows 8.1 Mail App without Microsoft Account

By default you have to run Windows Mail Client by using a Microsoft Account (aka Live ID) in Windows 8.1. Once you login as local account and first launch the app, it will prompt you to “Switch to a Microsoft account on this PC”. However, many people use domain accounts in their company and here are the tips to resolve the problem. Continue reading

Cannot delete duplicate/empty contacts in People app on Windows 8

After setup Gmail with People app on my Surface pro Windows 8 tablet, the app shows Google contacts twice. I have to leave my Microsoft account and remove other linked accounts. However, the People app is filled with all empty duplicates with my Google contacts. And I can’t find a way to delete them. Checking contacts in the outlook.com and there is no empty contacts. Continue reading