Whether you’re sending an important email to a work colleague or simply dropping a friend a quick reminder about what time you’re meeting for lunch, email has become a crucial tool for helping us keep in contact with the people in our lives. However, emails aren’t immune to digital eavesdroppers. Your typical email account contains […]
A normal email signature is all that most people need, but if you want to pack more information and more design into your emails, then you may want to check out Mail’s support for advanced, HTML-based stationery templates. In an earlier tutorial, we showed you how to create custom signatures. In this tutorial, we’ll go […]
Mail on the Mac is sometimes believed not to be the most feature-rich email app available, but it’s baked right into OS X and is the default mail client. It’s also more than good enough for the majority of people and offers some nice features that make it that little bit easier to compose and read messages. In the latest […]
Frustration deriving from the Mail app is fairly commonplace on Apple’s operating systems, and it appears that Google has thrown another spanner in the works by changing how it deals with apps and services that don’t use so-called “modern security standards”. According to Google, since some apps and devices are easier to break into, blocking their access […]
What are Annotations? Mail in OS X Yosemite has several new features that users will find to be welcome improvements. For example, Mail Drop allows you to attach large files up to several Gigabytes in size.
A friend of mine has set his device to play an ominous tune each time an email is sent – and it’s not hard to understand why. If we had a penny for every horror story of a user who’s accidentally attached a ridiculous photo of himself to an important work email…we’d need a piggy […]
The spam filters in Mail already work pretty well at keeping out unsolicited junk mail from your precious inbox, but there are times when you might want some added protection. There’s nothing more annoying than receiving hundreds of mails that you didn’t ask for (imagine if your postbox at home was deluged in the same […]
The Mail application on the Mac is a fairly decent email client, and it has some useful features to keep you organised and on top of the never-ending stream of emails and spam. However, some desirable features are notably absent – but this is where Mail add-ons come into their own. Add-ons provide additional functionality […]
If you have a Google or Yahoo! email account, you’ve probably wondered how you can export those contacts to your Mac’s Address Book and Mail app, or even how to keep them fully synchronised automatically. Luckily, the process is quite simple and should take no more than 5 minutes to import web-based contacts to your […]
Mac OS’s Mail app has never made it especially easy to create customised signatures. Its signature editor contains just a very simple text entry field where you can type characters and highlight them as bold, italic or underlined, but there aren’t many more options than that. It’s not easy to make a signature stand out […]
When you’re searching for email in the Mac’s Mail application and can’t find it, there could be several possible causes. Mail includes a very convenient built-in search facility to find messages based on the headers, recipients and content, but occasionally you might find that it’s not coming up with the results you expect. Once you’ve […]
The release of OS X Lion a few months ago included the latest version of Apple’s email client, Mail 5.0. The new Mail is a significant update for the built-in app and a welcome facelift for users frustrated by some of the limitations of previous versions.
Do you find it difficult keeping up with emails from various important contacts because you are inundated with loads of emails every day? Well there is a great way to organise your e-mails in Mail, called Smart Mailboxes these are a form of smart folder used to hold data from various sources and display it […]