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Is it possible to decrease the font size of UI in the Windows 8 mail app? The folder list is huge (I think for touch purpose) and wastes a lot of space.

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I don't think it's possible to do so.

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I think you're right. There is no such option in Personalization and no answer in Google :) – Peter O. Oct 28 '12 at 15:36
As Jeff said on his blog: "The default Surface mail application is an embarrassment and everyone associated with it should be fired." – Philippe Feb 16 '13 at 17:23

At the moment, I do not believe it is possible to do this.

A workaround may be using the Magnifier tool which you can activate by using Win + or Win -

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Magnifier doesn't go less than 100%. So I don't think this helps. – pratnala Oct 28 '12 at 15:33
You can only increase size with the magnifier tool. 100% is the minimum – Peter O. Oct 28 '12 at 15:34

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