The 10 Commandments of Email

Thou shall use e-mail to convey only ideas and factual or logistical information, not emotions. To express emotions and sentiment, take time for a one-on-one meeting or telephone conversation rather than sending an e-mail. The sound, tone, timber, and quality of your voice will help to better communicate your message and avoid misunderstandings.

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Use Outlook? Use the Auto-Preview, not the Reading Pane

If you are using Outlook (any version), and you have managed to reset the security level for e-mails, There are two things you need to do to help prevent malicious emails from affecting your computer. The first step is to turn the ‘Reading Pane’ ‘Off’, then turn the ‘Auto-Preview’ on, which will only displays the first three lines of the message, which should be enough to tell if the email is safe to read or simply junk.

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Recommended Email Settings

Due to the popularity of this question, we are reposting our recommended email settings for clients that use our service: POP SETTINGS Incoming Mail Server: mail.nerdsisp.com SSL: yes Port: 995 IMAP SETTINGS Incoming Mail Server: mail.nerdsisp.com SSL: yes Port: 993 SMTP SETTINGS Outgoing Mail Server: mail.nerdsisp.com SSL: yes Port: 465 Outgoing authentication must be turned…

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