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How does email work?

Have you ever wondered what happens with your email after you hit Send? Email is something we use every day, but most of us don’t know what happens behind the scenes to transmit our message from point A to point B. mail.com explains the steps your email takes along the way – and don’t worry, we promise not to get too technical! more
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Last minute holiday greetings: Should you send and open ecards?

Are ecards still a thing? They may seem like a relic belonging to the early days of the internet, but last year the New York Times reported a pandemic-related resurgence in ecards. Ecards are not just sent as email attachments anymore – there are also versions to send by text message or on social media platforms. more
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Email read receipts: Should I request receipts and how do they work?

Are you sending an important email and want to make sure that the recipient actually opened and read it? One way to make sure is by requesting a read receipt. But are they always the best choice?  Learn how and when to request a read receipt, and your alternatives for getting an email confirmation. more
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Email life hack: Keep organized with a family email account

Notes from the teacher in your kid’s backpack are a thing of the past – nowadays everything is digital. The invitation for the school open house, reminder about a well-child check-up and spring soccer schedule all come as emails. With so many other messages flooding your inbox, it’s easy for one to slip through the cracks. The solution: A family email account. more
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Where did my emails go!? mail.com helps you find them

You’re sure you had an email about last week’s project in a folder, but now it’s nowhere to be found. Or even worse, you know you saw a new email from your grandma, but when you go to your inbox to look at it, it’s gone! Keep calm and read this blog post – mail.com will show you where to look. more
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Tired of junk mail? Find out how to block email addresses or domains

When it comes to annoying emails, most of us can identify some repeat offenders in our lives. Maybe it’s junk mail from a store that never seems to get around to taking you off their mailing list, or forwarded jokes from an uncle with way too much time on his hands. But you don’t have to put up with this any longer! 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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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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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
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Email security checklist: your mail.com account settings

mail.com is a highly secure email provider, but it’s always good to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep your account safe. And up-to-date password recovery options will make your life a thousand times easier if you ever forget your password. Check out our security settings checklist. more
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