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iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Nancy C. Muir

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Chapter 11

Working with E-mail in Mail

Get ready to . . .

Add an iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, AOL, or Windows Live Hotmail Account

Set Up a POP3 E-mail Account

Open Mail and Read Messages

Reply To or Forward E-mail

Create and Send a New Message

Format E-mail

Search E-mail

Delete E-mail

Organize E-mail

Create a VIP List

Staying in touch with others by using e-mail is a great way to use your iPhone. You can access an existing account using the handy Mail app supplied with your iPhone or sign in to your e-mail account using the Safari browser. Using Mail involves adding an existing e-mail account by way of iPhone Settings. Then you can use Mail to write, format, retrieve, and forward messages from that account.

Mail offers the capability to mark the messages you’ve read, delete messages, and organize your messages in a small set of folders, as well as using a handy search feature. New with iOS 6 came the ability to create a VIP list so that you’re notified when that special person sends you an e-mail. In this chapter, you read all about Mail and its various features.

Add an iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, AOL, or Windows Live Hotmail Account

1. You can add one or more e-mail accounts, including the e-mail account associated with your iCloud account, using iPhone Settings. If you have an iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo!, AOL, or Outlook.com (this includes Microsoft accounts from Live, Hotmail, and so on) account, iPhone pretty much automates the setup. To set up iPhone to retrieve messages ...

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