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Take Control of Mail on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch

Book Description

In this book, email expert Joe Kissell shares his real-world recommendations about the best ways to use the Mail app on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, helping you to develop a successful mobile email strategy. You'll get advice and directions for how to set up your accounts, receive email, read and send email, and file messages. You'll also learn to solve connection problems and work around feature limitations.

Table of Contents

  1. Take Control of Mail on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
    1. Read Me First
      1. Updates and More
      2. Basics
    2. Introduction
    3. 1. iPhone OS Mail Quick Start
    4. 2. Learn iPhone OS Mail Basics
      1. Check Your Mail
        1. Device-Specific Views
          1. iPhone/iPod touch
          2. iPad
        2. The Accounts List
        3. The Mailbox List
        4. The Message List
        5. The Message View
      2. Compose and send a message
      3. Change your from Address
      4. Send Mail from Another App
      5. Work with Attachments
        1. Incoming Attachments
        2. Outgoing Attachments
      6. Use Data Detectors
      7. Search for Mail Messages
        1. Search within Mail
        2. Search Mail Using Spotlight
    5. 3. Understand Email Account Options
      1. Email Protocols
        1. POP
        2. IMAP
          1. Exchange ActiveSync
      2. Push vs. Fetch
      3. Gmail Curiosities
        1. Gmail on the Web vs. Gmail in Mail
        2. Gmail via POP vs. IMAP vs. Exchange ActiveSync
          1. Gmail via POP
          2. Gmail via IMAP
          3. Gmail via Exchange ActiveSync
    6. 4. Develop a Mobile Mail Strategy
      1. Learn Mail's Strengths and Limitations
        1. What's Great about iPhone OS Mail
        2. What Mail on the iPhone OS Can't Do (and How to Cope)
          1. Unified Inbox
          2. Collapsible Hierarchical Mailboxes
          3. Mailbox Management
          4. Rules
          5. Cross-Account Filing
          6. Touch Typing
          7. Styled Text
          8. Spam Filtering
          9. File Management
          10. Single System-Wide Signature
          11. Digital Signatures and Encryption
          12. Encoding Choice
      2. Decide Which Account(s) to Use
      3. Optimize Your Mailboxes
    7. 5. Configure Email Accounts
      1. Account Setup Basics
      2. Sync Accounts With iTunes
      3. Add an Account Manually
        1. Exchange ActiveSync Accounts
        2. MobileMe Accounts
        3. Gmail Accounts
        4. Yahoo Mail Accounts
        5. AOL Accounts
        6. Standard POP or IMAP Accounts
      4. Adjust Account Settings
        1. On/Off
        2. Account Information
        3. Incoming Mail Server
        4. Outgoing Mail Server(s)
          1. Modify SMTP Server Settings
          2. Add an SMTP Server
          3. Delete an SMTP Server
        5. Advanced Mail Settings
          1. Mailbox Behaviors
          2. Deleted Messages
          3. Incoming Settings
        6. Fetch/Push Options
          1. Global Fetch/Push Options
          2. Account-Specific Fetch/Push Options
        7. Other Mail Settings
        8. Exchange ActiveSync Settings
        9. Mail Notifications
          1. iPhone or iPod touch:
          2. iPad:
      5. Gmail Setup Tips
        1. Activate IMAP
        2. Manage Problematic Mailboxes
          1. All Mail
          2. Starred
          3. Hide Mailboxes
      6. Delete an Account
    8. 6. Troubleshoot Email Problems
      1. Network Problems
      2. Can't Receive POP Mail
      3. Can't Send Mail
      4. Exchange Encryption Problems
      5. Other Suggestions
    9. A. About This Book
      1. About the Author
      2. Author's Acknowledgements
      3. Shameless Plug
      4. About the Publisher
      5. Production Credits