Windows 10 Mail client now lets you adjust space between elements

By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read
windows 10 mail spacing option

Microsoft added a very interesting and useful new feature to the Windows 10 Mail client. As many users already noticed, you can now adjust the amount of space between elements and squeeze all the information you need in as little space as possible.

There are three options available:

  • Spacious – which is the default spacing
  • Medium – reduce spacing by around 25%
  • Compact for minimum whitespace.

You can change the spacing by going to Settings > Personalization > Folder and message spacing. Windows 10 Mail users really like this new option and many even suggested that Microsoft should make it available to all Windows components. As far as user feedback is concerned, some users wish the Compact option was even smaller that it already is:

nice, finally an update that actually means something to me. Compact still is too big IMO, not enough of a difference between the 3. but its a start.

On the other hand, other users prefer the Medium option as Compact is too cluttered for them:

Small feature, but much appreciated. The message lists took up far too much real estate before; it reminded me of some oversize child’s app. Compact looks a little cluttered for me at the moment, but medium is perfecto.

If this new option is not available on your computer, try restarting your mail client and make sure that you’re running the latest app version which is 17.9126.21785.0. If it still won’t work, change some settings quickly, then restart your mail client and you should now be able to use the new option.

Over to you now: Do you like the new Windows 10 Mail spacing option? Is there something you would change about it? Let us know in the comments below.

RELATED STORIES TO CHECK OUT:

Next up

These features are out for good with Windows 10 version 1809

iamsovy@gmail.com' By: Sovan Mandal
2 minute read

Microsoft is all set to launch its next big update, Windows 10 version 1809 in October. While that should be a nice piece of news […]

Continue Reading

Windows 10 18H2 builds no longer receive new features

By: Matthew Adams
3 minute read

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (otherwise 18H2) rollout might now be two to three weeks away. For the last few months, new build previews […]

Continue Reading

Windows 7 KB4457139 makes it easier to upgrade to Windows 10

By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read

Microsoft released a new Windows 7 update to the general public. Update KB4457139 is actually a preview of the upcoming monthly rollup update and allows users […]

Continue Reading

Discussions