Importing email addresses

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mail.com makes it easy to import some or all of your email contacts from other accounts

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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Out-of-office messages for your vacation

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Why worry about replying to emails when you’re out having fun?
It’s time for some hard-earned time off! Whether you’re headed for the beach or visiting family you haven’t seen for a while, wouldn’t it be nice to disconnect from the digital world for a while? But before you disappear, you can set up automatic replies for your emails so the senders know when they can expect a reply. We’ll show you how it works in your mail.com account – and share some examples of effective – and funny – out-of-office messages. more

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How to use Online Office

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Online Office keeps you productive with free editor and templates
Looking for a free office suite that lets you access your files without needing to download or store them locally? mail.com has an online document editor that’s perfect for all your needs: Online Office. more
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What is an IP address?

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Do you know how to locate your 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! But even though we’re not usually aware of our IP addresses, we all use them – and today we’ll explain why. more

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What is dark mode?

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Dark mode can be easier to read in low-light settings like this!
The mail.com Mail Apps for iPhone and Android both offer dark mode. But have you ever wondered why people use dark mode? And is dark mode really better for your eyes and your device’s battery? more
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Instant email notifications with MailCheck

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It’s easy to set up one-click email login with MailCheck
 
Tired of checking for new emails through multiple sources and accounts? Surely, you think, there must be an easier way to stay on top of your messages – preferably one that doesn’t require you to log in with your password every single time! And there is: MailCheck by mail.com provides quick access to your inbox(es) in a hassle-free process that requires almost no effort on your part. Find out how to set up email notifications in your browser in just a few easy steps.
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Why send email to yourself?

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Afraid you’ll forget something? Sometimes it helps to email yourself a reminder!
 
“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. more

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But it’s not spam!

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Stop legitimate emails from being marked as spam
Spam is one of the things people hate most about email. So email providers like mail.com have developed extremely effective systems to block spam emails. The downside, however, is that legitimate emails can be blocked or land in your spam folder. Luckily there are a few tricks you can use to make sure you receive important messages – and to stop your outgoing messages from being marked as spam. more

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How do I know if my email has been hacked?

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What happens if your email has been hacked?

How do you know if your email has been hacked or comprised? And if it happens, how can you block cybercriminals and regain control of your account? Discover the most common signs of a hacker attack and what to do about them. more

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Configure your email folders for an organized inbox

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Set up email folders and never lose a message again!
Sometimes it can be hard to stay on top of all the messages in your inbox. mail.com helps you get organized with email folders: You can create more than 200 folders and subfolders, as well as customize the settings for maximum efficiency. And you can let our automatic email filters do the filing for you. more

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