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Creating a New Email

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After clicking Compose, you will be presented with the window below where you can enter the following:-

 

compose_gmail

 

1

Recipients / To

Here you enter the email address of the recipient or click the addressbook_gmail icon to choose them from your contacts list

 

The Cc button can be used to send a copy to other recipients where all recipients can see who it has been sent too whereas the Bcc button hides additional recipients (which is what you should use if sending to multiple recipients)

2

Subject

Here you enter the subject (title) of your email message, it is advisable not to leave this blank as many email systems will treat it as junk mail (spam)

3

Message

Here you type the main body of your email message

4

Formatting formatting_gmail

Use this button to change formatting i.e. change font style, font size, bold, underline text etc

5

Attach File attach_gmail

Click this button to attach a file or photo to your email message

6

plus_gmail

Click here to access various other options to insert links, emoticons (smileys) etc

7

Send

When you have finished composing your message click Send