Articles tagged: email address

Email

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.

Adding a fake From: to an account configuration

“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.

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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.

Outlook.com Manage Aliases Link

Change Your Hotmail or Outlook.com Email Address With An Alias

Outlook.com has added the concept of email address aliases. They serve as a good solution when you want to change your email address.

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How do I find someone’s email address?

It can be extremely difficult to find the email address of someone you want to contact. To begin with, they must want to be found.

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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.

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Why Am I Getting Email with the Right Email Address but the Wrong Name?

This sounds like a problem in your friend’s contact list or address book. To sort it out, first we need to understand where email names come from.

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How Do I Get a Recipient’s Email Address and Name to Show in the To: Line?

You have control over what recipients see in the “from” field when they receive email from you. But the “to” field when you’re receiving a message? Not so much.

Why do people I don’t know email me?

Of course it might be spam, but sometimes things like this are just bad luck.

Emails Hacked!

Is it safe to let my daughter purchase online using my email address?

Sharing an email address may seem like a good idea, as long as you’ve considered all the ramifications.

Outlook.com Only suggest people in my contact list

How Do I Use and Clear Outlook.com Contacts and Auto-complete Suggestions?

Outlook.com tries to make entering email addresses quicker, easier, and less error prone by offering a variety of suggestions when you compose email. I’ll look at how those interact and how you can control some of what happens.

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Can I Access One Email Account from Another?

It is often quite simple to set up one email address as your main address that picks up all your other email – depending on the services you use on various accounts. The trick is deciding which way you want to go.

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What Does It Mean that Yahoo! Is Releasing Email Addresses?

Yahoo! recently announced that they were planning to “recycle” unused email addresses. I’ll explain what that means, why it’s important, and what you need to do.

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How Do I Tell Someone They’re Entering Their Email Address Wrong?

Many websites ask you type your email address in twice for a reason: there’s a high percentage of people who cannot type their email address in correctly once.

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How Do I Keep My Email Address When I Switch ISPs?

Changing your email address is hard and keeping your ISP-provided email is nearly impossible. I’ll look at making this the last change that you’ll ever need.

How Do I Change My Hotmail Name or Address?

Changing your Hotmail address is not possible, but you can set up a new account.

The contents of my inbox disappeared! Can I recover?

I occasionally get reports of people who’ve lost the contents of their inbox. We’ll look at a couple of common causes and resolutions.