Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up your email application, part of Computer Literacy for Mac (2015).
- There are two basic ways to access your email,…either through your email provider's website.…For example, you could go to gmail.com…in your web browser to access your Gmail email.…Or you can use one of several available email applications…to download, read, write, and manage your email.…These email applications are referred to as email clients.…If you choose to go the web-based email route,…there's very little you need to set up.…Just go to your email service's website,…and log in with your username and password.…This doesn't just apply to free email services…like Gmail or Yahoo Mail.…
Many businesses and schools offer their employees…and students web access to their email.…The advantage is that it's very easy…to get your email from any computer…with an Internet connection.…The downside is that you have to be online…to read and compose your emails.…So, many people prefer to use email clients…because it offers the ability to view your old emails,…and compose new messages without having to be online.…So, if you are on a plane…
Note: This course was recorded on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. To upgrade to Yosemite before you begin, watch "Installing and running Mac OS X 10.10 for the first time."
- Working with a laptop versus a desktop computer
- Understanding the five traits almost all applications share in Mac OS X
- Printing on a Mac computer
- Setting up a scanner
- Connecting to the Internet
- Sending and receiving email
- Searching the Internet
- Importing and editing images from a digital camera
- Sharing files
Skill Level Beginner
iOS 7: iPhone and iPad Essential Trainingwith Garrick Chow8h 21m Appropriate for all
Mac OS X Yosemite Essential Trainingwith Nick Brazzi8h 4m Appropriate for all
1. Introduction to Computers
2. Introduction to Operating Systems
3. Introduction to Software and Applications
4. Introduction to Computer Peripherals
5. Introduction to Networks and Getting Online
6. Introduction to Email
7. Introduction to Internet Searching
8. Introduction to Word Processing and Spreadsheets
9. Introduction to Photo and Image Management
10. Introduction to Sharing Files
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