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E-Mail Basics How to Set Up an E-mail Account
What is E-mail? An e-mail address allows you to send and receive electronic messages via the internet.
Components of an E-mail Address E-mail addresses have three main components – The username, the @ (“at”) symbol, and the h...
Free E-mail Providers <ul><li>Some examples of free e-mail providers include… </li></ul><ul><li>http://mail.yahoo.com </li...
Step 1: Open Up Your Browser Firefox Chrome Open your internet browser either from the desktop or the start menu.
Step 2: Enter Web Address Using Gmail as an example, type in the web address:  www.google.com.
Step 3: Find the Gmail link.
Step 4: Create an Account Create account by typing in your name and choosing a login and password you can remember easily.
Step 5: Provide information Fill in the required fields (security question, your location and birth date),  and accept Goo...
Step 6: Sign In! <ul><li>Congratulations! You’re ready to sign-in to your account and e-mail your loved ones! </li></ul>
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Digital Basics: Setting Up Email

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Learn how to receive, send and share emails by using Digital Basics from the www.thebeehive.org.

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    1. 1. E-Mail Basics How to Set Up an E-mail Account
    2. 2. What is E-mail? An e-mail address allows you to send and receive electronic messages via the internet.
    3. 3. Components of an E-mail Address E-mail addresses have three main components – The username, the @ (“at”) symbol, and the host’s name.
    4. 4. Free E-mail Providers <ul><li>Some examples of free e-mail providers include… </li></ul><ul><li>http://mail.yahoo.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://gmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://mail.lycos.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hotmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://mail.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.aolmail.com </li></ul>
    5. 5. Step 1: Open Up Your Browser Firefox Chrome Open your internet browser either from the desktop or the start menu.
    6. 6. Step 2: Enter Web Address Using Gmail as an example, type in the web address: www.google.com.
    7. 7. Step 3: Find the Gmail link.
    8. 8. Step 4: Create an Account Create account by typing in your name and choosing a login and password you can remember easily.
    9. 9. Step 5: Provide information Fill in the required fields (security question, your location and birth date), and accept Google’s terms of service.
    10. 10. Step 6: Sign In! <ul><li>Congratulations! You’re ready to sign-in to your account and e-mail your loved ones! </li></ul>
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