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    Thunderbird v Win 10 Mail

    I have been happily using Thunderbird for some time but decided to try Win 10 Mail, which I find very easy to use, but am frustrated by having to type in a new contact address into the People app, whereas Thunderbird automatically enters a new contact into its built in address book. Before I go back to Thunderbird because of this frustration is there a way to get Mail to enter a new contact into the People app.

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    If you click on the Sender name you should get a popup menu where one of the entries is "Open Contact". Click that and then you'll be able to save the Contact.
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    Thank you - it works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike21 View Post
    I have been happily using Thunderbird for some time but decided to try Win 10 Mail, which I find very easy to use, but am frustrated by having to type in a new contact address into the People app, whereas Thunderbird automatically enters a new contact into its built in address book. Before I go back to Thunderbird because of this frustration is there a way to get Mail to enter a new contact into the People app.
    Hi Mike..I also use Thunderbird to send documents by email. I would like to try using Win 10 mail as you did. I went to default programs in Win options and used Mail for email program, but TBird still opens when I try to send a Word Doc or PDF for example. How did you change to Mail?

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    Jersey Ernie - sorry if this response to your question is a little late. You may need to change the default email app setting in Windows 10. Click through the following: Settings --> System --> Default Apps --> Email. I would think your current assigned app is Thunderbird. Click on that icon, and select Mail from the list. I hope that's what you were looking for, and that this works for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fyrewerx View Post
    Jersey Ernie - sorry if this response to your question is a little late. You may need to change the default email app setting in Windows 10. Click through the following: Settings --> System --> Default Apps --> Email. I would think your current assigned app is Thunderbird. Click on that icon, and select Mail from the list. I hope that's what you were looking for, and that this works for you.
    Thanks for the suggestion Fyrewerx but I already have done that and Mail is the email default app. That is what has me confused as to why Thunderbird still opens.

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