Earlier this week, Microsoft updated the Windows 10 Mail app
with inking integration which lets you write emails with touch
or a stylus. Called Windows Inking, this allows users with a
touch-enabled PC or any device with a mouse to draw in emails,
which is a very useful feature for many users.
Microsoft has quietly published a new how-to video and a
tutorial on its website to explain the drawing feature of
Windows 10 Mail app. The new feature is available under
the Draw option in a new mailbox screen, and here’s how you can
Draw in emails with Windows 10 Mail app
- Open the Mail and create a new message or reply to an
- At the top of the message window, select the ribbon that
has a drawing icon.
- Put the cursor anywhere inside the message body and finally
click drawing canvas.
- You can draw in emails.
You can also draw directly on an image. To get started,
select the Insert tab and insert a picture into the
message. With a pen or a mouse, you can write or draw on the
images and send it to the receipt.
There’s another feature that lets you draw or sketch next to
the inserted image. You would need to select draw and pick any
customized pens to draw. You’ll find different pens,
highlighter and you can also customize the thickness and
It’s worth noting that the inking feature in Windows 10 Mail is
now being pushed to production devices after it was previously
tested with Insiders exclusively. It should show up on all
devices where a touchscreen, mouse or pen input is available.