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Tips and tricks for getting the most out of your email

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Scan documents on your iPhone in just a few taps

If you need to scan a document, your smartphone is often the most convenient option – after all, most of us have our phone close at hand most of the time. Taking a usable snapshot of a document with your camera can be tricky, so you may think you need to install a special scanning app on your iPhone. But we’ll show you otherwise! more
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What is an IP address?

Have you ever contacted customer service and, before your request could be handled, asked to provide your IP address? The question sometimes comes up in the context of emailing or cloud storage, but, unlike our email address or phone number, it’s not usually information we have on the tip of our tongues! more
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How to digitize photos: From mobile apps to scanning services

Are you thinking of digitizing old photos? Creating a digital copy of your precious memories is a great idea – it ensures you’ll always have a backup if the originals should be damaged or lost. Digitized photos can also be edited; depending on your skills and software, you can enlarge, crop and correct flaws in your photos. more
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Importing contacts into your email account

Keeping track of all your contacts can sometimes seem like a daunting task – checking through your multiple accounts and sources to find that email address that you absolutely need. The experience, however, can be made effortless by importing your email contacts to your online mail.com address book! more
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Search operators: How to refine a search for targeted results

Ever search for something on the internet and get thousands of results that don’t really match what you're looking for? Did you know you can get more accurate results by using “search operators"? These are special words, characters and commands you add to search term(s) to give you more refined and targeted results. more
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Pet names & family birthdays: Popular passwords in different countries

Would you use your pet’s name as a password? This is a popular option in the UK. Or your wife’s birthday? Then you might be German! A mail.com survey sheds light on password trends in several different countries. more
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How to respond to work emails that upset you

*Ding* You’ve just gotten an email and it does not sound polite at all. Actually, it is so unpolite that it is really upsetting. First instinct is of course to respond and make your points known in the same language and attitude of the email you received. But what if it was not intended to be rude? more
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How to compose an email with mail.com: Discover your options

You’re writing an email in your mail.com account and would like to change the font – is that possible? Where do you click to add a recipient from your address book? And is there even a spellcheck? Today we’ll give you a tour of the Compose E-mail window. Plus tips and tricks you should definitely use when writing an email. more
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Feeling misunderstood? Tone indicators help clarify meaning online

If you are a frequent user of social media platforms, you may have spotted additions to people’s posts in the form of a slash and a letter, like this: /srs. This is called a tone indicator. Like the tone of a person’s voice pitched higher to indicate a question or louder to indicate anger, these markers help clarify the meaning of the words. more
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What is an email domain and how to choose one

An email address always has the same structure: the user name in front of the @ symbol and a domain name behind it. But what is the email domain all about? And what are your options for customizing the email domain to create a unique email address? Keep reading to get the exclusive on email domains! more
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