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In this case, we are confident that you will love the benefits and performance of the new If you are using Windows 7, you can upgrade to a newer version of Windows to enjoy the Mail app and the other benefits. What if I am using Windows 7 and do not wish to upgrade to use the Mail app? If you do not wish to upgrade, you can access your account via a web browser or you can take advantage of a free one-year subscription for Office 365 Personal and use Outlook 2016 to connect to your account.
If you are a Windows Live Mail 2012 user, see the “ below for specific instructions on the next steps you need to take.
We’re also communicating this information to people who use Windows Live Mail 2012 with via email in the coming weeks. We recommend that you switch to the Mail app that is built in to Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.
Those changes will prevent your email from being delivered to the Windows Live Mail 2012 application you use.
In order to continue using Windows Live Mail 2012 to send and receive email for your account, you need to install the latest update published here.
This Office 365 subscription includes the Outlook 2016 email application as well as other productivity applications such as Word, Power Point and Excel. This help article has more details on how to start using the Mail app on Windows and answers to other frequently asked questions.