Chapter 12

The Email Must Get Through

In This Chapter

arrow Setting up your accounts

arrow Reading and managing email messages

arrow Searching for email messages

arrow Sending email messages

arrow Setting email preferences

Chapter 6 shows you how well your iPhone sends SMS text messages, MMS messages, and iMessages. But such messages aren’t the iPhone’s only written communication trick, not by a long shot. One of the niftiest things your iPhone can do is send and receive real, honest-to-gosh email, using Mail, its modern email app. It’s designed not only to send and receive text email messages but also to handle rich HTML email messages — formatted email messages complete with font and type styles and embedded graphics.

Furthermore, your iPhone can read several types of file attachments, including PDF, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents, as well as stuff produced through Apple’s own iWork software. ...

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