Presentation on theme: "Email. Email: How it works? To send an email you need an email Software or Web Based email To send an email to a friend you need to know their email Address."— Presentation transcript:
Email: How it works? To send an email you need an email Software or Web Based email To send an email to a friend you need to know their email Address You have to specify an appropriate email address Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is the standard for email transmission across the Internet. SMTP is a protocol for sending e-mail messages between servers
Email Usage Send emails using the fields: To, CC & BCC TO: Send the message to the selected person. CC: Send a Carbon Copy of the message to the selected person. BCC: Send the message to the selected person as a Blind Carbon Copy. A blind carbon copy is a copy of the message that is sent to someone in secret, other recipients of the message will not know that the selected person has received the message.
Email Usage Reply, Reply to all, Forward Reply with or without original message insertion. Attach files (all kind of files) Organizing Mail Folder Create a new Folder Move Mails to new folder Delete Mail Sort messages by Sender (name), by subject, & by date etc. Send your e-mail to a Mailing List Encryption or coding: think about encrypting your email
You Got Mail! Just be careful VIRUS: Usually comes in the form of attachment, can destroy all the files on your computer if double-clicked => Install anti-virus program => Back-up your vital information DO not open (double click) on files that the sender is unknown. SPAM: Very annoying email that targets specific groups, e.g., real estate buyers HOAX A bad joke from someone, and usually is not harmful Make sure not to forward a chain email (a Hoax) to people you know. SCAM or FRAUD: Beware! You can lose money if you do not exercise caution. The most notorious is the Nigerian scam urging people to open a bank account and deposit some money, which is later withdrawn without their consent