Email

How to sort mailboxes by alphabetical order in the Mail app on iPhone and Mac

Mail on MacBook

The Mail app on iOS and macOS offer plenty of organization options, including the ability to sort mailboxes as per your liking. If you're someone who receives hundreds of emails in a day, then you probably have created different mailboxes to organize mails according to the sender. In such cases, you may want to organize the mailboxes in a certain order so it's easier to access.

How to enable Chat and Rooms, the new Gmail features everyone’s talking about on iPhone or Android

The Gmail app for iOS and Android recently received an update, which unlocked some new features. Google has been merging its services over the years and making things more streamlined. Last year, the company launched a redesigned Gmail app for G-Suite (now WorkSpace) users, which offered easy access to Chat, Rooms, and Meet. Now, these features are available for all users.

How to email or message Calendar event participants

Calendar Year View on Mac

When you create an event in Calendar, you can easily attach files, notes, and even links. Plus, you can add these types of items after you set up the initial event. But that doesn’t guarantee your participants will notice these additions. Sometimes, sending a message ahead of the event is the way to go.

You may not realize it, but the Calendar app on Mac gives you a simple way to email or message all event participants at once. So you can send an email with file or message them with important details ahead of time. Here, we’ll show you how to use this somewhat hidden feature in Calendar.

The best free Gmail apps for Mac

Gmail Apps for Mac-Mail for Gmail

You can certainly use the built-in Mail app on your Mac for Gmail. But maybe you’re not a fan of Apple’s Mail app or want other features. And you can access your Gmail online. But this isn’t always convenient for a quick inbox check.

With apps that were developed for use with Google’s Gmail, you can enjoy an experience different than Mail while still using a desktop app instead of the web. If Gmail is your primary email account and you want an app that fits it perfectly, check out these free Gmail apps for Mac.

How to automatically erase deleted emails on a schedule in Mail

Mail App on MacBook Screen

If you try to keep up with your inbox, you may go through it regularly and clean it up by getting rid of unwanted emails. But after you delete those emails, do you take it a step further to remove them?

In Mail, you can configure each account to erase deleted emails on a regular basis. You can do it on a daily, weekly, or monthly schedule, or even each time you quit the Mail app. While there isn’t currently an option for this in Mail on iPhone and iPad, there is one on Mac and here’s how to use it.

How to easily work with tabs in Mail on Mac

Mail on MacBook

You’re probably used to working with tabs in Safari and even take advantage of using tabs in Finder on Mac too. But did you know that you can also work with tabs in the Mail app? This is a great way to see mailboxes and quickly switch between them.

Tabs in the Mail app work pretty much the same as the other Mac apps we mentioned. But here, we’ll go through how to use them in case it’s all new to you. So if you’re ready, let’s look at how to work with tabs in Mail on Mac.

How to insert block quotes in Mail on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Mail Colored Quote Level on Mac

The Mail app gives you ways to format your emails like highlighting text and using customized fonts and colors. Another convenient feature is the ability to use quotes or block quotes. You’ll see this feature used mostly when forwarding or replying to an email. The original email below will be quoted. But you can use this feature to manually add quotes when composing an email.

This comes in handy if you want to, well, quote something like a statement from your boss or question from a client. But you can also use it to easily call out specific text in your email so your recipient spots it quickly.

Here, we’ll show you how to insert block quotes in the Mail app on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

How to read books on Kindle for free

Read Book on Kindle Paperwhite

If you just picked up your first Kindle and have been reading terrific books, we have several ways for you to get even more, for free.

You may not realize it, but there are plenty of free books out there if you know where to look. From perks you get with Amazon Prime to checking your local library online, you don’t have to spend a dime to enjoy reading on your Kindle.

How to resend an email with Send Again in Mail

Resend Email with Mac Mail Using Send Again

Have you ever sent an email that you wanted to send again the exact same way? Maybe the email came back undeliverable, maybe you realized you used the wrong email address, or maybe you wanted to send it to more than one person small changes.

When you forward an email, there are strings attached. For instance, there is information in the email header and the original message is quoted beneath. But if you use the Send Again feature in Mail, you are sending the exact same original email again.

Interested? Here’s how to resend emails with Send Again in Mail on Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

How to email documents and books to your Kindle

Send Email to Kindle

You may not realize it, but your Kindle has an email address. And if you use the Kindle app on your iPhone or iPad, it has an email address too. This lets you send documents and book files directly to your device.

Before you start using this email address; however, you should take a moment to add your “from” email address to the approved senders list. Otherwise, the file you’re emailing may be delayed by Amazon’s watchful eye.

Here, we’ll show you how to add your email address to the safe sender’s list, how obtain the email address for your Kindle Paperwhite, and other tips you need to know.

How to sort Mail on Mac with macOS Big Sur or later

How to Sort Mail on Mac Big Sur

If you’ve upgraded to macOS Big Sur, then you’re seeing some changes in appearance from previous macOS versions. When you open Safari, you’ll notice the toolbar and tabs look different, and in Finder, the sidebar stretches from top to bottom. One other app window that has had some adjustments is Mail.

While the changes in Mail mostly apply to appearance, there is one aspect that people are looking for and that’s how to sort mail. You used to have a dedicated spot at the top left of your mailbox headers to pick how you wanted to sort, but that’s gone. So if you’re wondering, here’s how to sort Mail on macOS Big Sur.