I want to send e mail
Email, the abbreviated term for "electronic mail,"
has become a standard mode of communication for many all over the world.
People use email to stay in touch with friends and family,
share photos, send or obtain information, communicate with co-workers and a
host of other reasons. In this day and age, email is almost as essential as the
If you have never sent an email, it may seem daunting at
first, but the steps below will walk you through it.
Choose an email provider.
If you have Internet access at home, your Internet Service
Provider (such as AOL, Comcast, etc.) will provide you with an email account.
Similarly, you may have been given an email account by your
school or employer.
If not, there are plenty of free email providers such as
Yahoo!, Hotmail, Gmail and more. See the Resources section at the bottom of the
page to find a free email provider.
Set up an account. To set up an account with an email
provider, you will probably have to enter your name, address, telephone number,
age or date of birth and possibly additional personal information.
Choose a username and password.
As part of the setup process, you will be asked to choose a
username and password.
Your username will become part of your email address.
So if your email provider is miscemailprovider.com and you
choose "imastud" as your username, your new email address will be
Sign in to your account.
Once your email account is set up, go to your email
provider's main page.
You will be asked to sign in by entering your username and
Open a new email window.
On your main email page, there will be a place to click to
open up a new email. Depending upon your email provider, this place can be
labeled in one of many ways, including "New," "Compose,"
"Write Mail" or "New Email."
Enter the recipient's email address.
The first field in your blank email window should be the
Type the recipient's entire email address.
If you want the email to go to multiple recipients, separate
each address with a comma.
Enter a subject (optional).
The next blank box should be the subject field.
This is where you can type a word or a phrase to give the
recipient an idea of what your email is about. If you do not enter a subject,
the email will arrive with "No Subject" or simply nothing at all in
the subject field.
Write the email. Beneath the subject field is a large blank
This is where you type the body of the email.
When you have finished the email and have spell-checked or
proofread it as you see fit, just click the "Send" button and off it
Depending upon your provider and the recipient's
provider, the email may arrive instantaneously or it may take a few minutes.
Oct 26, 2013 |
Computers & Internet