Set Up Google Workspace email - Windows 8

Windows 8 comes with a built in Mail app that allows you to check your email and be notified of new messages. highly recommends using Web-based email to take advantage of all of the features of your email account, but it is possible to set up the Windows 8 Mail app with your G Suite email account:
  1. Open the Mail app from the main Windows 8 screen.

  2. If this is the first time opening the Mail app, you may be prompted to log into your Microsoft account. Log in (or go through the steps to create a Microsoft account). If you're already logged in, skip to the next step.
  3. When the Mail opens, press +I on your keyboard to get to Mail Settings, then click on Accounts.Click Add an Account, then choose Google.

    Windows 8 Mail add an account

  4. Enter your email address and password when prompted, and click Connect.
  5. Your email will start downloading into folders on the left side of the screen. 
Setup is complete.