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Archive for the ‘E-Mail Help’ Category



Changing ISP: How To Forward E-Mail

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Roy from Texas writes: I am considering changing my ISP which will change my email address. I know I can notify all my mail contacts but there are other places, all of which I probably don’t know. Is there an easy way to redirect mail to my new provider until I get everyone notified? Continue reading

How To Set Up Thunderbird With Gmail

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Lonnie from Cisco, TX writes: I would like to know how to use Thunderbird to read my Gmail account. I use Thunderbird to read my local ISP e-mail and would like to do the same with my Gmail account. Answer: Adding your Gmail account to Thunderbird is simple… Continue reading

Imagine a program that does most of the things Microsoft Outlook handles, but is absolutely free. EssentialPIM takes care of appointmens, to-do lists, contacts, e-mail and tracks and manages passwords. And it won’t cost you a penny. Here’s how it works and where you can get it,,, Continue reading

Eugene writes: I have been using Eudora Email for almost 20 years. It is no longer supported. I want to transfer my email address with assorted data to either MS LIVE OR ACT 2013. How can I do it if it is possible? I don\’t want to loose all the work I have put into Eudora all these years. Answer: There are many methods in which you can convert from Eudora to Outlook. Continue reading

Using email seems like the easiest way to collaborate with a group. It can, however, be confusing (and potentially embarassing) if you do not effectively use your ‘reply’ and ‘reply all’ function. Learn how to avoid a potentially embarrassing mix-up. Continue reading

Always struggle to remember details of your multiple Gmail accounts? Now you can stream all your Gmail accounts into one. Continue reading

Red X In Place Of Pictures: Help!

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Carolyn from Creamery, Pennsylvania writes: Every day I get emails that contain red X’s and I cannot open the pictures within the emails. What can I do to be able to open these pictures? Thank you! Answer: If you’re getting a red X in place of the image in an e-mail a few things could be the cause. The fixes are… Continue reading

How To Ask An E-Mail Question

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Judging from the questions I receive, sending and receiving e-mail can cause a lot of frustration for our readers. One thing that stands in the way of answering questions is not having quite enough information to figure out what’s wrong. When asking a question about your e-mail, here are some things that can help us help you: Continue reading

Is Outlook Affecting My Flash Player?

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Questions: I had Hotmail and they Switched me to Outlook and I have had nothing but trouble since. I have tried to download Flash Player I don’t know how many times and when I am through downloading it will tell me it is installed, but most every video I play will come up and say I need Flash Player. I am about ready to take Outlook out and throw it away. I take surveys and they say I can’t take the surveys because I don’t have Flash Player. What Can I do? Thanks. Continue reading

The IRS and the Better Business Bureau are warning taxpayers about an e-mail scam involving a fake message from the IRS. The message will say that it’s from the IRS and will have a subject line along the lines of “Notification bout tax refund.” The message says it’s about your projected income tax refund and will mention a dollar amount along with a link for you to click on to learn the details. Continue reading

How Do I Back Up Outlook Contacts And Emails?

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

This tip explains how to backup your Outlook contacts and email messages so you don’t lose your data if your hard drive crashes. Continue reading

So Long Hotmail, Hello Outlook.com

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Microsoft announced that Tuesday that the new Outlook.com was live, and that all Hotmail accounts would be instantly changed over to Outlook.com accounts. They’re calling it “upgraded,” saying that Outlook.com will deliver “a beautiful, fresh and intuitive experience.” Continue reading

Saving E-Mail From Outlook

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Bill from Chattanooga, TN writes: We receive our emails on Microsoft Outlook. Is there a way to copy emails form M. S. to a flash drive/USB Port? Thanks. Answer: There are two main ways to save an e-mail onto a flash drive. The first method saves just the single e-mail, the second method saves your entire e-mail box. I recommend Continue reading

Windows 8: E-Mail Send To Options Broken

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

AJM from Illinois writes: Under the File Menu, the send To Options for-Page by email & Link by email are greyed out on my Windows 8 PC. I have this feature on my old Vista PC. How can this be corrected? Thanks Continue reading

Remove E-Mail Address On Live.Com

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Laurie from United States writes: I have some unwanted/incorrect e-mail addresses in my contact list in my Live.com account. I have looked for ways to delete entries, but I can’t seem to find anything except “edit”. How do you remove an e-mail address from the contact list in this case? Answer… Continue reading

Why Do I Get Spam From The Future?

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Question: How is it I keep getting emails in my spam folder dated 2038 instead of 2013? (Feb 6, 2038)? Thanks, Mary. Answer: They haven’t figured out a way to junk mail back through time. Here’s what they’re up to…. Continue reading

Restoring Email Toolbars

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Learn how to restore your missing menu bar if it has disappeared from the top of your email program. Continue reading

Google Docs is a great way to collaborate with co-workers, organizations and even friends. What do you do if someone in that group doesn’t have a Gmail account? Good news, there IS a way. Continue reading

Microsoft Messenger Going Away, Welcome Skype

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Scott from Souza writes: Yesterday Microsoft Messenger sent me an email telling me I had to “update to Skype” or lose my account. I assume, therefore, that I will also lose my Hotmail account and everything in it. I’m concerned that Skype is a social networking service (none of which I trust for security reasons). I have not been able to find answers to these concerns by searching online, and I was wondering what you and your readers know about all of this. Thanks much. Answer: Microsoft… Continue reading

When creating an e-mail, the default action when you click reply is usually to include all of the e-mail you’re replying to below your message. What if you don’t want to include all of this text? Just a part of the e-mail or an important line? Gmail has improved their web interface to do just that. This fantastic feature is easy to use. Continue reading

Tis The Season… To Be Scammed.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Tis the season, they say, but what they don’t say is it’s also the season to be scammed. Holiday shopping time is the perfect time for unscrupulous people to exploit peoples holiday cheer to gain access to accounts, steal identities and do other things that should earn them a lump of coal in their stocking. Continue reading

Merge Duplicate Gmail Contacts

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Clean out your duplicated Gmail contacts in a few simple steps with Find and Merge. Continue reading

Change ISP and Lose Your E-mail Address?

Monday, September 24th, 2012

What happens if you cancel your internet service provider? Do you lose your e-mail address? What can you do to avoid it? Read this article to find out! Continue reading

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