Articles tagged: email account

How to Move Email Messages to Another Account

When changing email providers, old email can be difficult to move. I’ll look at some of the options.

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.

Should I Worry About Old Lost Email Accounts?

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.

How Do I Find Out Who Owns an Email Address? The Reasons It’s Hard, and the Steps to Take

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.

Could Someone Reopen My Closed Email Account?

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: How Spammers Send Email that Looks Like It Came from You

“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.

How Do I Change My Email Address?

Changing an email address involves changing more than just the address. I’ll look at common scenarios and a few additional approaches.

How Do I Reactivate an Old Email Account?

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.

What’s the Difference Between an Email Domain, an Email Account, and an Email Address?

Email comes with its own set of somewhat confusing terminology. I’ll review the differences between an email address, email account, and email domain.

How Do I Route My Email through Gmail?

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.