Change the Default Mail Size Limit when Using a Microsoft Outlook Account on HTC One M8

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video we are going to show you how to change the Mail Size Limit while using a Microsoft Outlook account on an HTC One M8.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the Power button located on the top of the phone.
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    Once the phone has been activated we will see the Lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, swipe the screen upwards.
    Once the phone has been unlocked we will see the Home screen and at the bottom we will see some icons.
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    What we now need to do is find the Settings menu and to do that we need to swipe the Notification panel down.
    To do that start right at the top of the screen and swipe downwards.
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    Now we can see that Notification panel has appeared and we are looking for this icon here.
    In the top right-hand corner of the screen we can see that there is a white cog icon. This is our "Settings" icon. Press down on it.
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    It will open up our "Settings" menu.
    We can see that is says the word "Settings" in the top left-hand corner of the screen.
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    Now let's scroll down until we get to the "PERSONAL" section.
    We can see that it says the word "PERSONAL" here in the grey bar.
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    In this section we are looking for this option located here, it says the words "Accounts & sync." And next to these words there is an icon of a small grey circle with two arrows forming another circle around it.
    Press down on this option. It will open up our "Accounts & sync" menu.
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    Here we have all the accounts that we have synced to the HTC One M8.
    We want this account, it says the word "Outlook.com" and it has the Outlook.com icon next to it. Press down on that option.
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    In this menu we want this option here, it says, "General settings," "Size limit, format and server." Press down on this option.
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    Now, if we scroll down we are looking for this option that says, "Mail size limit." Right now we can see it says "5KB" underneath.
    That is the current limit for any mail. That means that we can not receive or we can not download any mail that is larger than this. If we press down on this box, it will bring up some more options.
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    What this option does is it helps us to set a size limit so that we don't download too much data.
    We don't know if we have a certain data plan, or if we are using Roaming, or if it's expensive. We don't want to download a massive file. Or if it takes up too much space also. Right now, we can see that "5KB" is selected. This blue circle is there. The other options range from "Headers only," to "2KB," "10KB," "20KB," or "50KB," or "Text only, no pictures," or "Maximum size." Remember the pictures do take up a lot of room, and they take up a lot of memory as well. They increase the file size dramatically. If we want "Maximum size," if we want to accept anything that we are sent then we can select that also. Select the choice that's right and remember that if we have a computer we can always go to the computer to check the bigger files and just receive maybe the smaller ones on the phone, if that is desirable. Choose the option that's right. Press down on that option. We're going to press down on "10 KB."
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    Now we can see that this has changed.
    We can see that it says "10 KB."
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    If we press down on that option again we can see that the blue circle has moved.
    And if we want to change it back or to make another change, just press down on any box and it will make that change.
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    This then concludes our tutorial on how to change our Mail Size Limit when using a Microsoft Outlook Account on an HTC One M8.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video or about the process you have seen in this video then please leave them in the comments section below and we shall answer them for you. Goodbye.
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