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OS X El Capitan For Dummies by Bob LeVitus

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Chapter 11

Communicating with Mail and Messages

In This Chapter

arrow Mastering email with Mail

arrow Conquering SMS chats and iMessages with Messages

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In Chapter 10, you can see how to use Contacts and Maps to find people and places. In this chapter, I take a look at two more terrific programs — Mail and Messages — that work with Contacts to make managing your email and messages (chats) a breeze.

Sending and Receiving Email with Mail

tip I cover a lot of material in not a lot of space in this chapter, so if there’s something you want to find out about Mail or Messages that I don’t cover, don’t forget about the wonderful assistance you can find in Help ⇒ Mail Help (or Messages Help).

image Mail is a program for sending, receiving, and organizing your email. Mail is fast and easy to use, too. Click the Mail icon on the Dock or Launchpad or double-click the Mail icon in the Applications folder to launch Mail. The Mail icon looks like a canceled postage stamp, as shown in the margin.

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