Email is still the main application on the Internet and almost everyone uses it; both privately, and for business.
Individuals and small home businesses don’t have a technical department to setup and manage their email and must do it themselves.
Over the years I’ve received many emails asking…How do I…
- Access email from a remote location
- Setup my email account
- Access multiple email accounts
- Change my email address
So.. If you’re a small business/home business owner wondering perhaps how to send a large email to a client, or a personal email user trying to send some pictures to your mom.
If you are a complete beginner then I recommend you start with the Email Basics tutorial and Understanding the Sending and Receiving Process .
If you are looking to set up a personal email account then see How to Get and Create Your Own Email Address –
For small business and those who want an email with their own domain name then see How to set up an Email Address on own domain
Test your email knowledge. Take the Email Basics Quiz
If you have a question then please ask.
Smart Phones like the iphone,blackberry, android and windows mobile based phones and tablets have the ability to send and receive email.
They usually come with a default email App that can be used for accessing any email account.
You can also download and install other email Apps (mostly free) depending on your preferences.
Notes: There are some links to App reviews at the end. I use the terms Apps and clients interchangeably- they mean the same thing Continue reading
Many people have signed up to free email providers using strange email addresses like email@example.com and would like to change it to a more suitable address like firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can do this in one of two ways
- Create a new Yahoo account using the new email address
- Create an extra email address in the existing account.
When you login to your inbox the left hand side contains the labels (under the compose button) which look like traditional folders.
Gmail uses categories and labels to organise email instead of the traditional folders found in most email clients. Continue reading
Many people are unsure of exactly where their emails are stored.
Here are just a few questions I spotted on Yahoo Answers
Hard drive crashed, where can I find my emails
Is my Yahoo email stored somewhere on my computer?
Where is my yahoo email stored? Is it on my computer or on yahoo’s server ? Continue reading
Email is used for both personal and business communication and is generally much more informal than letters and memos.
There are however a few basic rules/guideline that you should be aware of. Continue reading