E-mail Message Exercises
How to connect to your E-mail System?
Connect to the Internet with my_id and my_password.
Click <Start> <Programs> <Outlook Express>
Double-click <Outlook Express> icon
How to open and read, write, send and receive, reply, forward, delete email (and more)?
someone sends you an e-mail message, the e-mail message will
be stored in your mail server. You will need to collect your
e-mail message from the mail server before you can open and
them at the Inbox
You can write, send and receive by clicking to the <New Mail> and <Send/Receive> buttons respectively.
E-mail Address Contacts List :
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Create and Send E-mail
Click <New Mail> button
There are two parts in an e-mail : the header (upper section) and the message box (lower section).
Header - To : type the e-mail address of the person you want to send the message to.
a short and meaningful description of your message
Send the mesage
Click <Send> button
Practice Exercise 1
Type <Header> box
(From Your E-mail Address Contacts List)
How to send to many email addresses?
To read the next mail, simply click the next item in the Message List panel, and the preview will appear in the Message Preview panel.
Receive E-mail or Check E-mail
You have received an e-mail message, you can reply to that message :
Click the message in the Message List folder
Click <Reply> or <Reply All> button
Practice Exercise 2
Select the message with the subject Hello
Type Thank for your message at the message box
Reply to the subject that has the message I am now at the IT Power Basic Class and reply with the message "I am ..........".
Delete E-mail Message
As you send and receive more messages, the hard disk space used to store your message will increase. It is important that you manage your e-mail message by deleting unnecessary e-mail messages or messages that you no longer need.
Click the message in the Folder List folder
Click <Delete> button
Practice Exercise 3
Delete any 2 letters at Inbox.
You can also create a new personal folder at the Inbox folder.
Click <File>, <Folder>, <New>
You can read (Click Inbox or Click <Read Mail>), write and send e-mail.
Click <To:> or <Cc:>
If you want to include your list of Senders of your e-mail messages at the Contacts List folder.
Type their detail information
Click <Open the Address book>
Click <Addresses>, <New>, <New Group>
Practice Exercise 4 : Attachment of Files
Do you know you can set background colour to your message and insert sound too?
Click <Format>, <Background>...
To prepare for attachment of pictures at our e-mail system, let's go to collect or downloading of pictures from www.australia.com
Point to each picture in the web page
right-click to display
the short-cut menu;
To prepare for attachment of documents at our e-mail system, let's go to open a word processing application software from desktop windows
Can you start WordPad?
Type a simple sentence : I want to apply for the position of the President of Singapore.
or <Save As>
Return to Outlook Express E-mail to create a new message
Attach and Send
Edwin Koh (Trainer) : "Congratulations, You have learnt how to Communicate through your E-mail Messages and Manage E-mail Addresses in your Contact List."
|Edwin Koh InfoTech Learning|