After an email arrives on your computer, depending on the email client you’re using, there are usually a couple options available for reading and managing your messages. This video covers common tasks such as flagging messages, marking them as unread, and accessing emails stored in various folders of your email account.
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- [Voiceover] In this movie, I'd like to touch on…the basics of receiving and reading email.…In a previous movie, we learned about the path…an email follows to get from the sender's computer…to the recipient's.…Now, once an email arrives on your computer,…depending on the email client you're using,…there are usually a couple of options available…for reading and managing your messages.…For this example, I'm using the Windows Mail program,…which, again, comes installed in Windows 10.…But pretty much everything I'll show you here…applies to other email clients as well.…First of all, when new email arrives, it ends up…in your Inbox by default.…
You can see my Inbox is current selected.…And you'll usually have some notification of…how many new messages you have.…You can see here I have 12 unread messages…in this mailbox.…Now in the case of Windows Mail, unread messages have…a blue bar next to them, as you can see here.…Other email clients use dots or other symbols…to indicate unread messages.…With your inbox selected, you can…
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