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What is IMAP? What is POP3? Do I need to use them?

If you have ever set up an email account in an email program or app, you may have come across the acronyms “IMAP,” “POP” or sometimes “POP3.” Did you wonder which one to choose, or why you even needed them?
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Do you need to set up IMAP or POP3 to check your emails?
We explain POP3 vs IMAP, what these terms stand for, and how using each one affects your email account. more
33 people found this article helpful.

Reduce your email stress in 2022 with these 6 tips

No one can deny that our constant connectedness through email, text messages, and social media can be overwhelming. And for many of us, a full email inbox has come to symbolize the overload we sometimes experience in our work lives.
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Make less email stress your New Year's resolution!
So in 2022, resolve to manage stress with our six email stress reducers! more
16 people found this article helpful.

Business email etiquette: 10 best practices for professional emails

From professional greetings in email to a choosing the right closing, proper email etiquette for business can be tricky. And given the many messages we write, read and reply to every day, it can be easy to make an embarrassing mistake. But it pays to make an effort: Professional email etiquette can help you succeed in your career by showing respect and appreciation in your communications.
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Email professionalism means using proper email etiquette
mail.com shares 10 of the best practices for email professionalism. more
27 people found this article helpful.

Should I request read receipts for my emails?

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. Unfortunately, some people do not like receiving them and will not respond.
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If you’re worried that your email won’t be read on time, is a read receipt the answer?
Learn how and when to request a read receipt, and your alternatives for getting an email confirmation. more
17 people found this article helpful.

THE CAPS LOCK KEY: Why is it there and how to reverse it

DID YOU KNOW THAT OCTOBER 22 IS CAPS LOCK DAY!?  (Sorry, we’ll stop shouting now!) If you see social media posts written entirely in capital letters on October 22nd, you should know that it’s because Derek Arnold created this (presumably ironic?) “holiday” in 2000 to call attention to the misuse of this button on our computer keyboards.
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Caps Lock occupies a prime position on your computer keyboard. But do you need it?
 So why is Caps Lock there, should you use it – and can you make it go away? more
8 people found this article helpful.

Import appointments to update your schedule in the mail.com Organizer

Feel like you’re having déjà vu? You may be slightly right! But for those of you who missed our blog post last week, the mail.com Organizer is a free online calendar accessible to all mail.com users – and an extremely effective productivity tool to manage your daily tasks!
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Import your external calendar to see all your appointments in one place!
As promised, today in part two of our post we’ll show you how to import dates from a Google or Outlook calendar into the Organizer. more
5 people found this article helpful.

All your appointments in one place: Synchronize your digital calendars with the Organizer

If you are not familiar with the mail.com Organizer, let us introduce you to this great productivity tool! The mail.com Organizer is a free online calendar accessible anytime and anywhere for mail.com users. It is simple in design and use, yet packed with features that make managing your time a snap!
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Synching your digital calendars with Organizer makes it a snap to keep track of your schedule
And if you have other digital calendars, there is no need to juggle your appointments – we’ll show you how to get everything synchronized. more
8 people found this article helpful.

Your Organizer: Set up reminders, appointments and invites

Your Organizer, the online calendar in your mail.com account, is the perfect tool for scheduling all the events in your life, big or small. Accessible and in sync anywhere you log in to your email – laptop, tablet or smartphone – your online planner not only lets you send invites to appointments, but also add reminders for yourself and other participants.
Why rely on your to-do list when you can set up automatic reminders?
Why rely on your to-do list when you can set up automatic reminders?
Learn how to set reminders today and never miss out on another event! more
9 people found this article helpful.

Top keyboard shortcuts to save you time

Working on your laptop without a mouse? Using a different browser and can’t find the function you need in the menu? Looking to speed up your scrolling? Keyboard shortcuts can make it easier and faster to work on a computer (they’re called shortcuts for a reason!).
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Do you know which keys to press to save your document?
Today we share the top ten shortcuts to boost your productivity on your PC – plus some bonus tricks to use in your mail.com account. more
12 people found this article helpful.