How to send an email: Technology is not your forte and the computer has always been your sworn enemy. Don’t worry, not everyone can always keep up with progress. But now it is useless to think about the past, you have to look ahead and learn as much as possible about the world of computers and the Internet, an indispensable tool for communicating and staying in touch with others. I imagine that you are aware of this and for this reason, with the help of friends and relatives, you have created an e-mail account to manage your digital correspondence. Which would be great, but if you are here now and reading these lines, it means that you have encountered a small hitch.
Tell me, what can I help you with? How do you say? You don’t remember how to access your email and would like me to tell you how send an email? You do not have to worry; I’m here to help you.
In this guide of mine I will explain you in detail how to send an email using the major Web mail services. In fact, I will explain how to use your e-mail directly from the browser in a simple and fast way. Most e-mail services allow you to read and send e-mails also through the appropriate smartphone app; I will then explain how to send emails even when you are away from home.
Before starting to read this guide of mine on how to send an email, make sure you have correctly registered for the email service. If you are not sure how to proceed, I suggest you take a look at my dedicated guide. All done? Perfect, then let’s get started!
How to log in to Gmail
You have registered an email address using Gmail? So, to send an email you will now have to return to the official website of the service to log in. Open the web browser of your choice and type the following address in the search bar: www.google.com/gmail. Done? Perfect! At this point you need to click on the button Log in, located at the top right. A new screen will now appear and you will need to enter your login data (e-mail And password) that you chose when you first registered your Gmail email address.
In the field insert your email, then type the email address you created when you registered your Google account. Now, hit the button Forward. Enter the password you created during registration. Also, I recommend that you check the item Stay connected, you will avoid disconnecting from the email service. Subsequently, when you want to enter your e-mail box, the e-mail will automatically remember your data by logging in.
If you wish, you can also log into your Gmail email account using the app of the same name for Android and iOS smartphones. To do this, you will obviously have to have already downloaded the app from your device’s store. If you have never downloaded the app on your device, I am sharing below the link to download it on iOS. On Android, the application is already installed by default, while the official app is not available for Windows Phone smartphones: you will need to use the pre-installed email application on the Microsoft device.
To log in to Gmail from the app, first open the app on your device, then press the button Log in and then on your account name to add an existing email address thus logging in with the email you have already registered previously.
How to send an email with Gmail
Once you log into your Gmail email, you will find all messages, contacts and attachments perfectly synchronized and you can easily send an email. I’ll explain below how to do it, it’s very simple.
To send an email to any email address, using Gmail via the desktop browser, just press the button you write top left. This will open a new window at the bottom right, through which you can send your email.
The first thing you can notice is the field TO in which to insert the recipient’s email address (for example firstname.lastname@example.org). You can also type in one or more recipients by pressing the buttons CC And CCN. Specifically, you can enter the email address of a person in the field CC (Copy Knowledge) to let a third person know of sending an email, while using the field CCN (Copy Hidden Knowledge), the recipients of the messages entered in this space will receive the email, but their email address will remain hidden from the other recipients. The field object indicates a short description of your email, while the white space below it is dedicated to the content of your email.
Below you will find several buttons: the button TO with a bar underneath is for the formatting options, the clip for sending attached files, the symbol of Google Drive will allow you to send a file via Google Drive, the symbol of Square is dedicated to sending multimedia files and the symbol of chain it is used to insert links within the text. Finally, the symbol of the smiley face opens the menu of emojis that you can insert into your text. When you have finished filling in your email, click on the blue button Send to send it.
If you wish send an email with Gmailusing the application, you will have to press the button with the pencil symbol. As done previously using Gmail via browser, fill in the body of your email, the entries TO And Objectadd if you like CC And CCNattachments (button of the clip) and send by pressing the button arrow.
How to access Outlook
The email address you want to use to send emails is Outlook? Then you will need to log in from the official website. Open your web browser and type the following address into the search bar: www.microsoft.com/it-it/outlook-com/
Now press the button Log in, located at the top right. To log in to Outlook, enter the email address of your previously registered Microsoft account or the mobile number or Skype account associated with the account in the text field.
When done, press on Forward. Now type the password and put a check mark on the item Stay signed into avoid disconnection from the e-mail service.
If you wish, you can log into your Outlook email account, also using the application for Android and iOS smartphones. To do this, download the app from your device’s default store. Below you will find the links to download it on Android and iOS. If you have a Windows device, you don’t need to download anything, the app is already pre-installed.
- Microsoft Outlook– Download from Play Store on Android
- Microsoft Outlook– Download from App Store on iOS
To access your Outlook email from the app, open the Outlook application on your device, then tap the button Start. Enter your email address and password when prompted and press the button Go on.
How to send an email with Outlook
If you have successfully logged into your Outlook email, you will find all your messages, contacts and attachments perfectly synchronized. I’ll explain now how to send an email from outlook via the web and via the smartphone application.
To send an email to any email address using Outlook via the desktop browser, click on the button + New. This will open a new screen, thanks to which you can send your email.
The first thing you can see is the To field in which to enter the recipient’s email address (for example email@example.com). You can also enter one or more recipients by pressing the buttons CC And CCN. Using the CC (Copy Knowledge) you can enter a person’s email address to make them aware of sending an email dedicated to another person, while if you use the CCN field (Hidden Knowledge Copy), the recipients of the messages entered in this space receive the email, but their mailing address remains hidden from other recipients. The subject field indicates a brief description of your email, while the white space below it is reserved for the content of your email.
Below you will find a bar with different buttons: you will need them to personalize your email allowing you to send attachments, emojito set the formatting and even to insert a table in the body of the email. When you have finished writing your email, click on the blue button Send to send it.
If you want to send an email with Outlook, using the app, you will have to press the button with the pencil symbol. As done previously, fill in the body of your email, the entries TO And Objectadd if you like CC And CCNattachments (button of the clip) and send by pressing the button with the symbol of a arrow.
How to log in to Yahoo! Mail
In case you have registered an e-mail address using Yahoo, you will need to log in from the official website of the Web mail. Then open your web browser and type the following address in the search bar: it.mail.yahoo.com
Once this is done, enter your email address in the text field and choose to stay connected by placing the check mark on the item Stay Connected. When you are done, press the button Forward. Now type your password in the text field and press the button Walk in.
If you wish, you can use your Yahoo! Mail, via the smartphone app. To do this, download it on Android, iOS or Windows. Here are the links:
Now log in to your Yahoo email from the app by pressing the button Log in. In the text field on the next screen, enter your email address and then the password to access your account and press the button Walk in.
How to send email with Yahoo! Mail
If you want to know how to send an email to any email address using Yahoo via the desktop browser, press the button You write. This will open a new screen, thanks to which you can send your email.
As usual, fill in the fields TO, object and write your email in the dedicated text field. If necessary, enter the recipients in the fields CC And CCN and, if you wish, personalize your email by sending attachments, emojisetting the formatting. When you have finished writing your email, click on the blue button Send to send it.
If you want to send an email with Yahoo, using the app, you will have to press the button with the symbol of pencil. As previously done, fill in the body of your email correctly, the entries TO And Objectadd if you like CC And CCNattachments or additional files (+ button) and send it by pressing the button Send.