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Creating a New Email

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After clicking + New, you will be presented with the screen below where you can enter the following:-

 

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1

Recipient

Here you enter the email address of the recipient or click the to_outlook icon to select people 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

Toolbar

Use this toolbar to format your message i.e. change font style, font size, bold, underline text etc

4

Message

Here you type the main body of your email message

5

Insert

Click the Attach icon (the one which looks like a Paper Clip) to attach a file from your computer (or OneDrive)

Click the Insert Pictures Inline icon (the one which looks like a picture) to insert a picture into your email message

Click the Emoji icon (the smiley face) to insert a emoticon into your email message

6

Send

When you have finished composing your message click Send (or you can click Save draft if you wish to finish typing it later)