Gmail’s email forwarding function
How to forward emails in Gmail: a simple guide
  • Technical matters

Juggling multiple email accounts is time-consuming and impractical. However, Gmail allows users to automatically forward messages to their main account. This article explains how to configure the Gmail forwarding function and how this practical feature allows you to view emails from your main email account and your Gmail account in one place.

How to forward emails in Gmail: a simple guide
Outlook in Offline Mode
Outlook in Offline Mode
  • Technical matters

You probably already knew that you can also work with your Outlook desktop application without an internet connection. But you still may not be familiar with the Outlook offline mode. Read our step-by-step guide – with pictures – and learn more, including how to start and stop offline mode.

Outlook in Offline Mode
Set up Gmail read receipts
How to set up, active, and use Gmail read receipts
  • Technical matters

For professional users, Google Workspace allows the activation of Gmail read receipts. If a Gmail read receipt has been requested, the sender of a message will be informed as to when the recipient opens it. Requesting a Gmail read receipt offers assurance that important information has actually reached a recipient. In this article, we’ll show you how to set up a read receipt in Gmail.

How to set up, active, and use Gmail read receipts
Delete Gmail Account
How can I delete my Gmail account?
  • Technical matters

The email program Gmail is one of many features that a Google account provides. However, if you don’t need the Google email feature, you can simply delete your Gmail account. As a result, you don’t need to forgo other services like Google Drive or the Google Play Store. These services as well as your data will be kept in your Google account.

How can I delete my Gmail account?
Change Gmail password
How to change your Gmail password
  • E-Mail security

Gmail is Google’s popular free email application. To access their account, users have to log in using a password. But what if you forgot your password or want to change it? This guide sets out the steps to follow to reset or change your Gmail password.

How to change your Gmail password
Gmail out of office
Gmail out-of-office: here’s how to set it
  • Technical matters

An out-of-office message informs others that you’re temporarily unavailable. Setting an out-of-office message in Gmail only takes a few steps. It’s perfectly normal to use a Gmail out-of-office message – vacation, illness, or business trips are just some of the reasons for why you might need to know how to set up an out-of-office reply in Gmail.

Gmail out-of-office: here’s how to set it
Thunderbird out of office
Setting up out-of-office in Thunderbird – here’s how
  • Technical matters

Configuring an out-of-office message in Mozilla’s Thunderbird informs others that you will not receive or read emails for a certain period of time. It may not always be best to use Thunderbird, but instead send an out-of-office mail using your email provider – we’ll show you how both work.

Setting up out-of-office in Thunderbird – here’s how
Create an E-mail Signature
Creating an e-mail signature – a step-by-step guide
  • Technical matters

Why bother creating an elaborate greeting at the end of an e-mail when you could simply let your e-mail program do the work for you? E-mail signatures have been a practical way to save time and provide the recipient with important information such as telephone number or homepage for a long time, and not just in office life. Links and images can even be seamlessly added in many cases. But how are...

Creating an e-mail signature – a step-by-step guide
DKIM (DomainKeys)
Setting up DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) for better email deliverability
  • E-Mail security

Fake emails pose a major threat to recipients. At the same time, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to verify the authenticity of emails and sender addresses. One effective method of verifying the sending mail server and checking the authenticity of emails is called DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail). What is DKIM and how do you set it up?

Setting up DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) for better email deliverability
DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance)
DMARC: Quickly spot misuse of your email domain
  • E-Mail security

How can you spot fraudulent emails if they use a known sender name and look like familiar newsletters or service emails? One way is to use the DMARC verification protocol, which triggers appropriate measures if an email doesn’t pass certain checks. In this article we explain how DMARC can give you an early warning about possible misuse of your sender name.

DMARC: Quickly spot misuse of your email domain

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.