Articles tagged: email account
What’s the Difference Between an Email Account, an Email Address, an Email Program, and an Email Service?
Terminology around email can be confusing. I’ll review some common and important terms.
That old account you lost probably won’t come back to haunt you, but it’s wise to take some action and keep your guard up.
Finding out who owns an email address is difficult at best. There’s little you can do on your own, but if you’re being harassed, law enforcement may help.
After an online account is deleted, the ID or email address is eventually made available for re-use. It’s the same name but a different owner, and that can confuse people.
“From” spoofing is how spammers send email that looks like it comes from you that you had nothing at all to do with. I’ll look at how it’s done.
Changing an email address involves changing more than just the address. I’ll look at common scenarios and a few additional approaches.
A closed email account is either waiting for you to reactivate it, or is closed for good. The only way to tell is to try.
Email comes with its own set of somewhat confusing terminology. I’ll review the differences between an email address, email account, and email domain.
Gmail can be used to handle email for almost any email address. I’ll show you how to route your email through Gmail, and why it’s worth considering.