Presentation on theme: "How to set up email This activity will help you set up a free email account. You’ll then practice using it!"— Presentation transcript:
How to set up This activity will help you set up a free account. You’ll then practice using it!
Free Providers Yahoo.com Gmail.com Hushmail.com Mail.com Gmx.com These are just a few—there are more out there!
Sign up for Free Account After choosing your free account provider, you’ll need to sign up for a free account Fill out all required information for creating your account Create an address that’s “professional”—not –For example: Create a password that’s a combination of letters/numbers
Account Maintenance Don’t share your log on/password information with anyone Create a “contacts” list of people you often Create an “important mail” folder with your Inbox so you can save important s Empty your trash/deleted items often to save space
Etiquette In the subject line—always put a brief word/phrase that tells the reader what the is about If you’re ing a teacher, always sign with first/last name and class period—just to help the teacher out Don’t type out messages in all CAPS Don’t use a bunch of different colors/too fancy fonts—makes it harder to read
ing Attachments When you compose a new message, you’ll look for an ATTACH button or ATTACH FILES button. –It’ll sometimes look like a little paper clip Browse for the file you want to send (you’ll have to remember where you saved it) –Usually double-clicking the file with attach to your . But you may have to click “attach file” after you select the file. When the file is attached—don’t forget to click “SEND”
Set up your free account now Establish a free account now (for school-related use) Once established, practice sending yourself an to make sure it works. –Also send yourself an attachment (you may have to create a quick Word Doc. or use one of the sample “pictures” in My Pictures) your teacher with your name in the subject line…and a message explaining one important thing you learned while completing this activity today.