In This Chapter
Adding and configuring Mail accounts
Receiving, reading, and sending email
Filtering junk mail
Configuring and automating Apple Mail
Okay, how many of you can function without email? Raise your hands. Anyone? Anyone at all?
I suppose that I can function without my Internet email, but why should I? OS X includes a very capable and reliable email client, Apple Mail (affectionately called Mail by everyone but Windows users).
In this chapter, I discuss the features of Apple Mail and show you how everything hums at a perfect C pitch. However, you have to sing out, “You’ve got mail!” yourself. Personally, I think that’s a plus, but I show you how you can add any sound you like.
To begin our epic email journey, click the Mail icon on the Dock. Don’t worry if your display doesn’t look just like Figure 2-1, which illustrates the Mail window after I’ve added an account — which I demonstrate in a page or two. ...