This guide provides links to training resources for skills taught in Newport News Public Library System's Email 201 computer class and can be used to supplement, substitute, or assess face-to-face instruction.
Once you are registered it is time to send and receive messages, as well as to learn how to organize your incoming messages. The lessons below focus on these topics.
- Gmail Support: Composing and Sending
The Google Support page is a large knowledge base of all Google products. This link takes you to everything you need to know about composing and sending messages. We have compiled all other relevant pages below.
- Organizing your mail
- Using Labels
- Starred Messages
- Archiving vs. Deleting
- Become a Gmail Ninja
- Navigating Gmail
- MakeUseOf: How To Set Up Email Filters In Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo
MakeUseOf is a daily blog that features computer tips and downloads that make you more productive. The aim of MakeUseOf is to guide you through the web and tell you about hot websites that you have never heard of, best software programs, and all kinds of “how to” tips for Windows, Mac and Linux computer users. This is an article on creating email filters in Hotmail, Yahoo! and Gmail.
- Lifehacker’s Hack Attack: Build advanced Gmail filters and persistent searches
Adam Pash is the Editor-in-Chief of Lifehacker; he's been writing the site since 2005 and leading Lifehacker since 2009. Author of the third edition of Lifehacker's best-selling book and one of the first books ever published on the iPhone, Adam is also a self-taught software developer, having created popular apps like Texter and Mixtape.me. He has contributed to tech publications like PC World, Popular Science, and Wired, and is based in Los Angeles; these are his tips on Google filtering.
- About.com’s How to Organize and Categorize Messages with Labels in Gmail
With more than 900 topic sites (Guide sites), About.com offers expert, quality content that helps users find solutions to a wide range of daily needs – from parenting, health care and technology to cooking, travel and many others. Here you will find an article on organizing and categorizing Gmail labels.
- Microsoft: Getting Started with Email
Basic email terms defined by Microsoft, as well as a Windows Mail tutorial. We have compiled more email resources from Microsoft’s webpage below.
- Organizing Email
- Delete Messages
- Organize your Inbox and More
- Outlook Help and How-to
- Yahoo! Help: A Quick Tour of Yahoo! Mail
Get help for popular Yahoo! Services through the Yahoo! Help page. Watch this video tutorial to get acquainted with Yahoo! Mail. We have listed more support pages below.
- Welcome to Yahoo! Tutorials
- An Overview of the Newest Version of Yahoo! Mail
- Help For Mail
- What Are Filters?
- How Do I Create a Filter?
- Restore Lost or Deleted Emails or IMs
- Searching your Email Messages
- Free Email Tutorials: Mozilla Thunderbird Tutorial
Mozilla Thunderbird is an email program ("email client") distributed by the Mozilla Corporation, commercial arm of the Mozilla Foundation. This is a link to freeemailtutorials.com’s Mozilla Thunderbird Tutorial.
- Apple Support: Mail
Apple’s mail support page, find video tutorials, new features, and more directly from the MAC creators.