I grew up in an age were using cheques to send and receive money was the norm.
Today in the digital age cheques have almost become extinct.
Most banks today offer online banking and will allow you to transfer money directly from one account to another. Continue reading
What is Spam?
Email spam,,junk mail or Unsolicited Email is email you receive that you don’t want, or didn’t ask for, and is sent by someone you don’t even know.
In the early days of email spam was a big problem.
Although spam hasn’t disappeared, it is now usually taken care of on the email providers servers.
Most email providers,including free providers like Gmail provide some form of spam detection and blocking. Continue reading
Like many other web hosting providers 1and 1 offer email hosting as part of their web hosting package.
Hosting email and websites on the same account is common and the easiest and cheapest option for small businesses.
One and one provide two email options called basic mail and Business mail.
They also provide email as a stand alone service without hosting. Continue reading
This tutorial is designed for complete beginners, and guides you through the basic email usage.
- Understanding Email Account and Addresses
- Getting an Email Account
- Composing and sending an email
- Reading and replying to email
- Using Email Contacts
The tutorial is divided into sections and at the end of each section you will find a short quiz designed to test your understanding of that section. Continue reading
Out of Office Email reply messages are common for business email, and are mainly used to notify the sender that the recipient is away from the office on vacation.
Because email clients like Windows Live Mail aren’t always connected to the Internet Out of office messages are generally implemented at the email server. Continue reading
Because of the importance of email it is important to many that they are notified when new email arrives.
However internet email is a request based system which means that to get new emails you must request them from the email server.
However to avoid having to manually check for new email, email clients like Windows live mail will do this automatically. Continue reading
A useful feature of Outlook.com is the ability to access other mailboxes.
This main use of this feature is to access multiple accounts and consolidate them into a single mailbox.
It can also be used to:
- Use Outlook.com to access a mailbox that doesn’t support webmail access. Useful if you require remote access (e.g. when on holiday).
- Import email from another email account into Outlook.com. Useful if moving provider.
If you have a collection files/pictures in a folder and want to send them to someone, then the first thing most people do is to try and attach the folder to an email message.
If you have ever tried doing this you will have found that most email clients refuse to do it. Instead they want you to select the individual files from the folder. Continue reading
How you change your email password depends on what type of email account you have.
There are three common email accounts and providers:
- Free Account from Gmail,Yahoo ,Hotmail or outlook.com
- ISP (internet service provider)
- Email account on own domain name using Email or web hosting service.
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Although most people access Gmail using a web browser ( Webmail ) Gmail also allows access using the POP3 and IMAP4 protocols.
This is useful as it allows you to access your Gmail email using standard desktop email clients like Windows Live Mail and also email Apps on smartphones and tablets
In this tutorial we will look at setting up Windows Live Mail to access Gmail using IMAP4 as it is the preferred access protocol. Continue reading
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