Chapter 9

You’ve Got Mail

In This Chapter

arrow Examining the inbox

arrow Receiving a new message

arrow Creating and sending email

arrow Working with email attachments

arrow Making an email signature

arrow Changing the server delete setting

I received a letter in the mail the other day. The opening sentence read, “I don’t do email.” Years ago, no such explanation was necessary; writing letters was a standard part of human communications. It was a formal assignment in grammar school. Today, it’s a curiosity, almost an anachronism.

Taking the place of writing letters is electronic mail, written as email. It’s the preferred form of digital communications, although text messaging is nipping at its heels. On your Fire phone, the Email app is used to handle the email task. It’s capable of sending and receiving mail, dealing ...

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