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Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your email

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How to turn a pop-up blocker off in your web browser

We remember the days when web browsing was interrupted by pop-up ads – those small windows would suddenly appear in the foreground, distracting our attention. Because they can be so annoying, web browsers now automatically block pop-up windows. But blocking all pop-ups can also disable website features you need. more
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Best ways to back up a file: Hard drive, cloud & more

Think of all the things you save on your computer or phone – family photos, financial records, your CV, important papers that you’ve digitized… If something were to happen to the device they are stored on, they would be gone forever – unless you have stored copies of them in a separate, safe location. more
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How to stop spam text messages: Prevent, block and report

We all hate spam text messages! And if it seems like you’ve been receiving more of them, it’s not just your imagination – as spam email and spam calls face increasing obstacles in the form of blocklists and government regulations, spammers have been increasingly turning to spam text messages. more
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How to send a large file by email: Attachments & file-sharing functions

Are you looking to transfer a large file by email but not sure of the best way to go about it? We get it – there can be a lot of confusion about attachment size limits and free file-sharing services. So mail.com makes it easy for you, with generous attachment sizes and a file-sharing function integrated into our Cloud. more
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Does email work in space? How astronauts send emails

When humans first landed on the moon almost 53 years ago, email had not even been invented. Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds since 1969, however, and now astronauts have more options for keeping in touch with their colleagues and family back on Earth. more
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How to report a phishing mail & more: Answers to reader questions

You asked, we answer! From where to find the spellcheck to how to report a phishing email, here are the answers to frequent questions we receive from our loyal readers and mail.com customers. more
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Life hack: How – and why – to send an email to yourself

“Send emails to myself!?” you may be thinking… but it’s not as strange as it may sound at first. In fact, sending emails to yourself makes a lot of sense! Today we explore how writing yourself an email can be an effective life hack – plus how to email your future self. more
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How to restore closed tabs and sessions in your web browser

You’re surfing the web, don’t have time to finish picking out the perfect shoes or reading an interesting article – and then you close the  wrong browser tab by mistake and your page is gone.  Or even worse, your entire browser closes with all your open tabs. No worries! did you know most browsers will let you restore your tabs or entire browser session? more
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mail.com Organizer: Get the most out of your online calendar

Whether you are planning a family reunion or need a reminder for an important appointment, the mail.com Organizer can help you get – and stay – organized.  It can serve as an online appointment scheduling tool and day planner, and offers calendar share and synchronization features. Today, five features you can use to stay on top of your busy schedule. more
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What is the best email signature font?

When creating an email signature, you probably put some thought into the wording and what information to include. But the font you choose is also important – not only in how you are perceived, but in how legible your signature will be on different devices. So what is the best font for your email signature? more
16 people found this article helpful.