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Take Control of Working with Your iPad by Joe Kissell

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View Your Email

If you have Mail configured to check for new messages automatically, or if you've previously launched Mail and retrieved messages, a red badge on the Mail icon shows you how many unread messages you have before even opening the app.

To check your mail, tap the Mail icon on your Home screen. Mail logs in to your email account(s) and checks for new messages. Once Mail is open, to manually check for new messages, tap the Refresh button, which appears at the lower left in landscape mode and in the lower left of the mailbox popover list in portrait mode.

In landscape mode (Figure 7-1), Mail shows your list of mailboxes on the left at all ...

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