3. Messaging

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Messaging is one area in which Windows Phone really excels. Although many cell phones limit you to connecting to a single email account, Windows Phone 7 supports simultaneous connectivity to a virtually unlimited number of mailboxes. Furthermore, the phone offers native support for Microsoft Live, Exchange Server, Yahoo!, and Gmail. Of course, you also have the option of connecting to just about any mail server using POP3 or IMAP4.

Setting Up a Windows Live Account

Regardless of whether or not you use Microsoft’s Hotmail, you should set up a Windows Live account. Windows Live Accounts are used by Hotmail, XBOX Live, and Messenger. ...

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