As most of us know windows 8 consumer preview is out for public release, if you are interested in using windows 8 then you can download it from here. We have already written an extensive guide on all things you need to know if you are considering installing windows 8 on your new or old computer, you can read it here. Today we will tell you how to add gmail account in metro mail app in windows 8
Metro Mail app which comes preinstalled in windows 8 as if now you can add Hotmail and it supports e-mail services that use Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) including and Gmail. There is currently no support for any other POP or IMAP account like Verizon and Metro mail app.
Now as shown in the image above, click Google to connect a gmail account with the metro mail app in windows 8. The configuration and setup is really simple as it just takes a minute or so and you just need to enter the gmail username and password to setup as shown in the image below.
Once connected you can easily read the emails from your gmail account with this cool new mail app in windows 8, which fetches the emails from gmail pretty quick and provides a cool sleek interface. Right clicking anywhere on the mail app shows some options to check the emails accounts connected, navigate to folders in gmail or see all the labels and folders in gmail with move option shown in the right bottom corner.