Export Gmail contacts
Export Google Contacts: How it works
  • Technical matters

With the free “Contacts” application, Google provides a first-rate address book for storing all your important contact information. Anyone who, for backup purposes, would like to store their contact data in another location or have it transferred to a mail program other than Gmail, can export their personal Google contacts at any time. We’ll show you how it’s done.

Export Google Contacts: How it works
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?
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
IMAP or POP3: which e-mail protocol to choose?
IMAP or POP3 – comparing e-mail protocols
  • Technical matters

When you set up your e-mail account you will sooner or later be faced with the decision of choosing between IMAP or POP3. Both transfer protocols help you receive your e-mails. But what are the differences between IMAP and POP3? And when is it best to use which protocol?

IMAP or POP3 – comparing e-mail protocols
Deleting an Outlook email account
Deleting an email account from Outlook
  • Technical matters

With Outlook, you have all your email inboxes in view. The software makes it easy to manage multiple accounts. Not only different Microsoft accounts, but also other email service accounts can be integrated. If required, you can delete the account with just a few clicks. We’ll show you how.

Deleting an email account from Outlook
CalDAV
CalDAV - What’s behind the network protocol?
  • Technical matters

The network protocol CalDAV allows you to synchronize calendar data such as appointments and meetings on your PC, smartphone or tablet. The events are then displayed presentably in iCalender format and managed in a WebDAV environment. We’ll explain what CalDAV is exactly and how you can use it yourself.

CalDAV - What’s behind the network protocol?