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How do I send an email?

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Quick Answer

To send an email, click the Compose or New button to open a new email draft, and write a message before clicking the Send button. In order to send an email, you need an account with an email service like Gmail, Outlook or Yahoo.

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How do I send an email?
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  1. Set up the email

    Go to your email service provider's website, and sign in to your account. Click the Compose or New button to begin composing a new email. Enter the email address of the recipient in the To box. Enter a short title that represents the main topic of the email in the Subject box.

  2. Write the email

    Write a message in the large, white text field. Use the email text toolbar to change the look and style, such as font type, color and size of the text. If you would like to attach a file to the email, such as a picture or a Word document, click on the paper clip icon that is located on the toolbar. Navigate to the folder that contains the file that you would like to send. Click on the file, and click Open to attach it to the email.

  3. Send the email

    Click the Send button to send the email. If you would like to ensure that the email sent properly, look for it in the Sent Mail folder.

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