Being Social: Mail, People, and Calendar
In This Chapter
Adding your accounts
Setting up e-mail
Sending and receiving files and photos
Managing your contacts
Managing your calendar
Thanks to the Internet’s never-fading memory, your friends and acquaintances never disappear. Old college chums, business pals, and even those elementary school bullies are all waiting for you online. Toss in a few strangers you may have swapped messages with on websites, and the Internet has created a huge social network.
Windows 8.1 helps you stay in touch with friends you enjoy and avoid those you don’t. To manage your online social life, Windows 8.1 includes a newly enhanced suite of intertwined social apps: Mail, People, and Calendar. You can pretty much guess which app handles what job. (Windows 8.1 removes the Messaging app found in Windows 8.)
The three apps work together, vastly simplifying the chore of tracking your contacts and appointments. Tell Windows about your Facebook account, ...