Goodbye email to coworkers
Goodbye email to coworkers and clients: Templates and tips
  • E-mail marketing

With your goodbye email to coworkers and customers, you can demonstrate professionalism, show your sense of humor, and leave a good impression. Read our tips on choosing the appropriate tone, recipients, and timing for your message, and learn what you should and shouldn’t say in a goodbye email. Use our sample emails for inspiration when it’s time to you write your own farewell email to coworkers....

Goodbye email to coworkers and clients: Templates and tips
Gmail dark mode
Enabling Gmail dark mode: easy steps
  • Technical matters

Gmail dark mode makes it possible to use Gmail with a dark user interface on your PC or smartphone. On the one hand, it looks classy, and on the other hand, it’s easy on the eyes and the battery due to the reduced display brightness. We’ll show you how to activate Gmail’s dark theme in our practical step-by-step guide.

Enabling Gmail dark mode: easy steps
How to recognize spam e-mails and prevent them
How to recognize spam e-mails and how to prevent them
  • E-Mail security

Billions of spam e-mails are sent daily. These annoying messages cost time and get on your nerves, especially when malware finds its way onto your computer or private data falls into the wrong hands. Just a few small tricks and a bit of caution when dealing with e-mails can remedy the situation.

How to recognize spam e-mails and how to prevent them
Gmail spam filter
Gmail spam filter - How to set it up and customize it
  • E-Mail security

Gmail’s spam filtering functions completely independently and achieves great results. However, the defense works even better if you configure the Gmail spam filter settings and optimize them over time. In this text, we will explain what options you have with the spam filter and what you should bear in mind when using it.

Gmail spam filter - How to set it up and customize it
Outlook spam filter
Outlook spam filter: How to set up, customize and check the junk filter
  • E-Mail security

The Outlook spam filter automatically moves unwanted and potentially fraudulent emails to the junk folder. Even junk mail that doesn’t meet the typical spam criteria can be kept out of your Outlook inbox with the right settings. In case of errors, the Outlook junk filter can be easily adjusted manually.

Outlook spam filter: How to set up, customize and check the junk filter
Business Christmas cards
The best Christmas card messages for clients & businesses
  • E-mail marketing

Christmas cards for clients are a good opportunity to communicate your appreciation, look back on a successful year of working together, and show your optimism for future work. We’ll explain what successful corporate Christmas cards for clients look like, what to consider and what to avoid, and when is the right time to send them.

The best Christmas card messages for clients & businesses
Two factor authentication: Protection for your accounts
Two-factor authentication: How to protect your accounts with 2FA
  • E-Mail security

Poorly secured accounts on the web have repeatedly led thousands of people to become victims of hacking or phishing attacks and lose control of their accounts. With a two factor authentication, accounts can effectively be protected against such cases. Because more than just a password is required for log-in, internet criminals can’t do much with the spied credentials. Here, we explain how two...

Two-factor authentication: How to protect your accounts with 2FA
Changing an Outlook Password
How to change password in Outlook for mail accounts, data files, and in the web app
  • E-Mail security

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most popular client solutions for retrieving and managing e-mails. Using the software, multiple e-mail accounts can be easily combined and controlled through one interface. For this purpose, Outlook only needs information about the corresponding mail server and the respective log-in data. If you change these, you only have to adjust them in the client settings. But...

How to change password in Outlook for mail accounts, data files, and in the web app
S/MIME: the standard method for e-mail encryption
S/MIME: How to encrypt and sign your emails?
  • E-Mail security

If you send an e-mail without additional security measures, it’s like sending a postcard: if everything goes as planned, the information should arrive unchanged and unread in the recipient’s inbox. However, if someone intercepts the card or the e-mail in transit, they can read the contents without any problem and make as many changes as possible. Just like you would use an opaque envelope to...

S/MIME: How to encrypt and sign your emails?
1Password Alternatives
1Password alternatives: The best 5 password managers
  • E-Mail security

Password managers are extremely practical tools to help remember the passwords for the many online accounts you may have. They usually work via browser extensions or desktop apps, and are available across most operating systems. Among the many password managers, 1Password has established itself as a solid tool for many users. However, 1Password is relatively expensive and there are doubts about...

1Password alternatives: The best 5 password managers

E-mail

IONOS E-mail Guide: everything need to know about e-mails

Most people couldn’t imagine a life without e-mails. Whether you use them to communicate for business or personal reasons, e-mails have practically replaced traditional letters. Over 200 billion e-mails are sent around the world each day and despite the rise in social media and instant messaging, they show no sign of slowing down. Our E-mail Guide forms part of the IONOS Digital Guide and is dedicated to the basic framework of the e-mail–from the technical security requirements to marketing strategies you should use when sending business e-mails. The contents of this E-mail Guide cater for both beginners as well as more experienced computer users.

The E-mail Guide’s target audience

The numerous e-mail tips in the guide are aimed at a wide readership, from hobbyists and novices to IT and e-mail marketing professionals. Owners of small and medium-sized companies can also benefit from articles that provide information on how to create business e-mails and build successful e-mail marketing campaigns. The e-mail guide takes into consideration that readers have different levels of IT knowledge; as well as introductory articles on FAQs (e.g. ‘How is an e-mail sent?’ or ‘What should an e-mail header contain?’) there are also more detailed and specific articles such as ‘E-mail encryption with PGP’ or ‘Creating individual newsletter templates’.

The E-mail Guide’s structure and topics

In IONOS’s Digital Guide, the E-mail Guide offers three different subcategories. Under ‘E-mail marketing’ you can read about marketing trends as well as tips on direct marketing via e-mail. The ‘E-mail security’ subcategory mainly deals with e-mail encryption and how to handle spam and phishing e-mails. Lastly, under ‘Technical matters’, you’ll find various articles about structure, operation and storage of e-mails and the corresponding software. In our guide, we provide detailed information on everything to do with e-mails, presented to you in a clear and understandable way.