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How to view and delete your browsing history in all browser types

Shopping for Christmas presents online and want to keep your shop visits secret from your family? Don’t want your browser to save information you’ve entered into an online form? Clearing your browser history is the solution! We show you how. more
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How to turn off autocorrect on your phone

Sometimes autocorrect can save us from embarrassing typos. Other times it can drive us crazy – like when it overzealously corrects the names of our friends with unusual spellings. And sometimes things go completely wrong, and we end up texting our kids that they can watch Harry Potty tonight. Luckily, if you don’t like using autocorrect, it’s easy to turn it off. more
9 people found this article helpful.

How do I recover my password?

It is super-frustrating to forget a password. Especially to your email account: Suddenly you are cut off from all your important emails, and often your contacts, calendar and cloud as well. Today we’ll share everything you need to know about the password recovery process so you can get back into your mail.com account as quickly as possible. more
31 people found this article helpful.

What is an email alias?

When you send, reply to, or forward an email, sometimes you don’t want the recipient to see your primary email address.
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Learn how to create email aliases to use different addresses in one account
An email account with alias addresses allows you to create multiple email addresses and customize the sender address of your messages. more
84 people found this article helpful.

How to take a screenshot on your computer

Are you having a problem with your computer and would like to take a screenshot to show tech support what’s going on? Or maybe you just put together a graphic and want some input from a coworker? Most of us know how to take a screenshot on our phones, but did you know there are lots of different ways to do it on your PC or MacBook as well?
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Capture what’s on your screen at the press of a button
Today we show you ten easy methods. more
50 people found this article helpful.

How to do an internet speed test

You're working from home and are in a video call, but there is a lag in the sound and a delay seeing your colleague’s presentation. In the evening, the movie you are streaming keeps stopping and buffering. One cause for such issues is a slow internet connection.
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Is your connection fast enough to stream Paw Patrol AND work remotely?
So how do you find out if this is the cause of your problems? It’s easy – you can test your internet speed in just a few seconds. more
15 people found this article helpful.

Out-of-office messages for your vacation

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.
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Why worry about replying to emails when you’re out having fun?
We’ll show you how it works– and share some examples of effective – and funny – out-of-office (OOO) messages. more
15 people found this article helpful.

How to create email distribution lists in mail.com and Outlook

Need to send an email to your book club or all the parents in your daughter’s class? If you email a group regularly, you can create an email distribution list, AKA a contact group, so you can send messages to them in a single click.
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In just a few clicks, create contact groups and send emails everyone on your list
Our blog shows you how to create email lists – in mail.com and using Outlook. more
8 people found this article helpful.

Email life hack: Save and edit mails using email drafts

It happens all the time – you start writing an email but get interrupted before you can finish. Or maybe you aren’t happy with how you’ve phrased something. No problem – just save your message and you can go back to it whenever you’re ready to put on the finishing touches.
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Time for a break? Save your email and finish writing it later
We’ll show you how to save messages as drafts, find emails again later, and edit email drafts – plus a special pro tip. more
9 people found this article helpful.

Email life hack: How to delete messages efficiently

When emails start to pile up, it can be hard to keep track of your digital life. But who has time to sort through old messages one by one to see what’s important and what’s not?
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Time for a new trick: Deleting all your old emails quickly for a clean inbox
Luckily mail.com has a few simple tricks and tools you can use to find and delete emails in bulk and keep junk from accumulating going forward. more
30 people found this article helpful.