Chapter 3

Handling Your Email


check Configuring an email account for Outlook

check Sending and receiving email messages and files

check Organizing and storing your email

check Preventing junk email

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” reads the inscription on the Eighth Avenue New York Post Office Building. Emailers face a different set of difficulties. Instead of snow, rain, or gloomy nights, they face the task of having to manage volumes of email.

This chapter explains the basics of sending and receiving email, but it also goes a step further to help you organize and manage your email messages. It shows you how to send files and pictures with email messages. You also find out how to reorganize email in the Inbox window and be alerted to incoming messages from certain people or from people writing about certain subjects. This chapter shows you how to create folders for storing email and explains how to prevent junk email from arriving on your digital doorstep.

Setting Up an Email Account

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