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Hide Email Previews from the Lock Screen of iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Aug 26, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Hide email previews from the lock screen of iOS devices

New email arrivals display a small preview of the message itself on the lock screen of iOS devices, which shows the sender, the subject, and part of the actual email message body. Because emails can contain some very private and/or personal details, you may wish to hide those email message previews from showing up on … Read More

Delete Email Faster in iOS Mail App with a Swipe Gesture

Aug 12, 2013 - 1 Comment
Enable a Delete Mail button in iOS

Deleting mail from the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch is a little more cumbersome than it should be, but it doesn’t have to be that way. By making a quick settings change, we can turn the existing “Archive” function and swipe gesture into a “Delete” button and gesture instead. This also carries over to the … Read More

How to Delete an Email Account from the iPhone and iPad

Aug 10, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Remove an email account from the iPhone

No longer want an email account on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod? Entire email accounts are very easy to remove from iOS, so whether you changed jobs, email addresses, an email provider was shut down, or perhaps you just don’t want to get emails for a particular account on your iOS device any more, you … Read More

Easily Use & Switch Between Multiple Gmail Accounts on iPhone & iPad with Gmail App

Aug 3, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Add multiple Gmail accounts to iPhone / iPad with Gmail app for iOS

If you have multiple Gmail accounts that you juggle between, rather than adding them all to the default iOS Mail app, do yourself a favor and grab Google’s official Gmail app for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Not only is Gmail for iOS an excellent full-featured mobile email client, it also makes managing multiple … Read More

Rebuild the Mailbox & Reindex Messages to Fix Common Problems in Mail App for OS X

Aug 1, 2013 - 7 Comments
Mac Mail app icon

The Mail app bundled with Mac OS X is an excellent email client, but if you have a giant mailbox that has been in use for a long time you may encounter some peculiar problems with sluggishness, message content issues, and searching irregularities. Usually these issues are of distinct types; search errors where some messages … Read More

How to Set Up Lavabit Secure & Encrypted Email on the iPhone and iPad

Jul 13, 2013 - 1 Comment
Lavabit outbound email port setup in iOS Mail

Lavabit is a secure and encrypted email platform that has been getting a lot of attention lately in light of recent news events. Lavabit aims to prevent reductions of privacy, and so not only does Lavabit have excellent antispam and antivirus features along with your standard email niceties like autoresponders, its most relevant feature at … Read More

Create & Use Rich HTML eMail Signatures on the iPhone and iPad

Jul 11, 2013 - 1 Comment
Make an HTML Signature with GMail

Tired of the “Sent from my iPhone / iPad” default signature of Mail app in iOS, and want to replace it with something fancier, like a fully functional HTML signature with clickable URLs and some rich styling? There are a variety of ways to accomplish this, but by far the fastest way to get an … Read More

10 Mail Tips for iPhone & iPad to Help You Email Smarter and Faster

Jul 10, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Quickly open drafts in iOS Mail

We all need as much help as we can get with email, and that’s why we’re offering up a slew of tricks to help master the Mail app on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. With ten tips ranging from having more emails be visible and stored on the device, to bulk management, to replying … Read More

View Only Unread Messages in a Gmail Inbox with 2 Simple Tricks

Jun 30, 2013 - 11 Comments
Gmail logo

Gmail is an excellent mail client, but one feature that has always felt missing was a simple sorting ability to view only the unread email messages residing in an inbox. It turns out you can show only the unread messages with Gmail though, you just have to use either a simple search operator to reveal … Read More

8 of the Best Tricks for Mail App in Mac OS X

Jun 3, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Change how often Mail checks for new messages

Use Mail app in Mac OS X to handle your email? Then this collection of some of the best tips you’ll find for Mail app in OS X is for you. We’ll cover some of the greatest tricks out there, including how to get new mail faster, see more messages at once, send attachments faster, … Read More

Stop Images Loading Automatically in Mail App to Reduce Data Usage & Speed Up Email on iOS

May 9, 2013 - Leave a Comment
Toggle Load Remote Images in Mail app to OFF (or ON)

Emails opened in Mail app for iOS default to loading all images attached to that message. This makes emails format and arrange themselves as the sender intended, often with nice little header graphics and signature files, but it has a potentially serious downside: increased bandwidth usage. On a wi-fi connection that bandwidth usage hardly matters, … Read More

Improve Email Productivity by Using a “Brevity Signature” in Mail App for Mac OS X

Apr 14, 2013 - 14 Comments
Set a brevity signature on Mac OS X Mail app for shorter emails

Anything to boost productivity and reduce time spent emailing is a big win in my book. Accordingly, the “Sent from my iPhone” signature attached to an email has become associated in everyones minds with brevity, since naturally nobody expects a lengthy email reply sent while on the go from a smartphone, right? As a result, … Read More

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