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  1. danbbrantley's Avatar

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    Is there any way to get my categories from to show up in the Windows 8 Mail app? Is there even a way to categorize in the Mail app?

    If anyone reading this is also a phone user, will my categories show up on the phone? How about in Outlook 2013?

    I'll be getting the phone in a few days and would love to know ahead of time.
  2. Mystictrust's Avatar

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    I can't get my categories to show up on my WP8 (or Win8 Mail), only my folders.
  3. CHIP72's Avatar

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    Windows 8 works more similar to Windows Phone 7 (i.e. like a smartphone or tablet app shortcut rather than a desktop website) in terms of the People hub and Hotmail (i.e. they are separate, rather than integrated like in You can e-mail your contacts via the People hub in Windows 8 (and WP 7 and presumably WP 8).

    (I used WP 7 in the comparison above because I have a WP 7 smartphone but don't yet have a WP 8 smartphone.)
  4. BHFH's Avatar

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    I also can't get categories to work in the windows8 mail but it appears as a custom colour category in outlook 2013.

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