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1 How to Use Stowe School District E-mail Open Internet Explorer. Outlook is optimized for Internet Explorer. Other browsers may not have advanced features. Kathleen Nann ©2005 Stowe School District

2 Table of Contents Compose a New E-mail Message Open and Read an E-mail Message Reply to an E-mail Message Log off the E-mail System Locate a Teachers Email Address Manage Pop-ups Learn about Contacts Add a Contact from a Sent Message Add a New Contact via the New Contact Form Learn about Advanced Features using the Help System Get Personalized Help from Tech Support Download this slide Show How To: Access your E-mail from the Web Login to the E-Mail Server The Inbox Main Toolbar Inbox Tools Overview of Outlook Web Mail Click the button on any page to return to this Table of Contents.

3 2. Click the link: Stowe School District E-mail http://www.stowe.k12.vt.us Access and Login to your Email 1. Go to the District Web Site You can access your e-mail from school, home, or any place where you have an internet connection.

4 Login to the E-mail Server 1. Type your network login id 2. Type your network login password 4. Click the button HINT: You will next see security window asking if you are sure you want to continue. You must click Yes to log in to your mailbox. HINT: You will next see security window asking if you are sure you want to continue. You must click Yes to log in to your mailbox. 3. Do not change these options.

5 Outlook Inbox Folder Pane Main Window Toolbar As soon you login in, your mailbox will open to the INBOX

6 Main Toolbar # of Messages/Pages Scroll Arrows Log Off Button Displays the folder that is active Displays available tools for the Active Folder

7 Inbox Tools Click to compose a New e-mail message Move or copy Delete the selected E-mail message Reply Reply All Forward Checks for New Mail Learn about using the e-mail program HINT: Hover your mouse over the icons to see the name of the tool. b Turn off Preview Pane in all folders!

8 Compose a New E-mail Message 1. Click the NEW button 2. Type the e-mail recipient 3. Add a subject line 4. Type in the message box 5. Click the send button HINT: Hold down the Shift key and press 2 to type the @ symbol.

9 Read an E-mail Message Double click the message The e-mail message will open in a new window

10 Reply to an E-mail Use the toolbar to reply, forward, print, or delete the message This message shows that I have already sent a reply

11 Type your Reply The recipients address and subject line are completed automatically. Type your response above the copy of the previous message.. Font Formatting Toolbar Save draft Spell check When finished, click Message Toolbar

12 Log Off the Mail Server When you are finished with your e-mail, click the log off button. You will return to this screen. You can now close the browser. HINT: If you are idle too long, you will be logged of the system automatically. Just log in again to get back to your mail box.

13 Locating a Teachers E-mail Address 1. Type the first initial and the first few letters of the last name. EX. For Ms. May, Type in the TO: box sgua 2. Click the Check Names Icon 2. If the name is found, Madame Guazzonis first and last name will appear in the TO: box: Check Names button

14 Managing Pop-Up Blocker: Part 1 Pop-ups are automatically disabled on our computers, but you need the POP-UPS in your email for it to work properly. Follow these instructions to set up your email to allow pop-ups: In a new message, type any name in the TO: box Click CHECK NAMES This window appears: CHECK THIS BOX!!!! 1. 2. 3. 4. Click OK 5. Continued

15 Managing Pop-Up Blocker: Part 2 Look for the Pop-Up Banner at the top of the message window A list of options appear: 6. Click on the Banner. 7. Click ALWAYS ALLOW Pop-ups from This Site.

16 About the Contacts Folder Click in the Folder Pane to open your Contacts. This contact folder Is empty. The contact folder is your e-mail address book.

17 Adding New Contacts the Easy Way! Part 1 Ask a classmate to send you an email. Open the email message. Right click on the senders email address. Choose Add to Contacts A new window opens. Contacts should only be added for people not already in the Global directory (i.e., teachers and staff). Only add student e-mail addresses to your contacts. Continued

18 Adding New Contacts the Easy Way! Part 2 Complete the form as shown below: Click Save and Close

19 Add a New Contact from Scratch! 1. Click Contacts in the Folder Pane 2. Click the New Button You can a new Contact directly in the Contacts folder.

20 Add the Information to the Contact Form Step 1: You only need to complete the following Information: 1.Last Name 2.First Name 3.Display Name No LAST NAMES in the display name! 4.E-mail Address Step 2: Click Save and Close On the toolbar Step 3: Send an Email Type the display name in the To: box Click Check Names button

21 Learn More E-mail Features To learn more advanced features of the e-mail system, click the Help Button on the main tool bar. The Help page will open in a separate window. Some features you may find useful include: Distribution Lists: Create a group list of e-mail recipients (a group of students you are working with on a project: Ex.: Boat Project). Appointments: Create a new appointment (eg. science lab due which is automatically added to the calendar. Receive a reminder when you log in to your e-mail. Use rules to send e-mail to a specified folder. Learn how to block senders and manage junk mail. Look in the Help Contents to explore other features. If you Create a signature file (DO NOT ADD ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION( ie last name, address, phone numbers.) Manage Deleted Messages---You have to empty the trash in the deleted messages folder.

22 The Outlook Web Access Help System is just a click away!

23 Contact Tech Support If you need more help with email, or have a question about appropriate use: Ask your teacher Email me: Type knann and click check names Email tech support: Type tech and click check names Example: knann tech

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