How To Change Message Font Preferences In Windows 8/8.1 Mail App


The message font type, size and color of Windows Mail program that comes with Windows 8/8.1 can be changed as needed.

Here is how :

Open the Mail application and access the “Settings” charm bar. (Shortcut key : Windows key + I). List of shortcuts can be found here.

accessing settings charm bar for Mail in Windows 8

Click on “Options”.

accessing options for Mail

Next, scroll down to “Message font” section and change the preferences of font size, color and type as needed.

changing message font preferences in Mail for Windows 8/8.1

From now on, when composing new emails through Mail, these changed font settings will be visible.

Happy emailing.


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