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  • 1.
      • INFORMATION
      • COMMUNICATIONS
      • TECHNOLOGY
      • Term 2 ~ Week 6
      • Extra Material
  • 2. Objectives
    • Create a Yahoo e-mail address.
    • Send messages without attachments.
    • Format a message.
    • Receive a message.
  • 3. Required Previous Knowledge
    • Basic typing skills.
    • Ability to properly use a mouse.
    • Students can browse the internet.
  • 4. REVIEW THE WEB BROWSER ENVIRONMENT
  • 5. Web Browser Features 1 5 4 3 MAIN WINDOW 2
  • 6. HOW TO CREATE AN EMAIL ACCOUNT
  • 7. Creating A Yahoo E-Mail
    • Go to http://mail.yahoo.com/
    • Click "Sign Up For Yahoo!".
    • “ Tell Us About Yourself . . . ”
    • “ Select an ID and Password”
    • “ In case you forget you ID or Password . . ”
    • “ Just a couple more details . . ”
    • Click “Create My Account”
    • Print the “Congratulations” Web Page.
    • Click Continue.
  • 8. Step 1 ~ Go to 'mail.yahoo.com'
    • In your web browser's address bar type 'mail.yahoo.com' and press go.
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  • 9. Step 2 ~ Click "Sign Up”
    • To create a new Yahoo ID Click on the “Sign up For Yahoo!” Hyper-Link.
    • If you have an existing e-mail account with Yahoo, you can Sign In to access your mail.
  • 10. The Sign Up Page
    • The Sign Up Page is where all the required information is collected to create your new e-mail account.
    • Take time to carefully complete all the information accurately.
  • 11. Step 3 ~ Tell Us About Yourself
    • Enter the information correctly, making use of the text boxes and drop down menus.
    • Enter Your:
      • Name
      • Gender
      • Birthday
      • Ghana
  • 12. Step 4 ~ ID and Password
    • This ID will provide as your name on the internet so it is important to choose a good name, one that easy to remember and share.
    • Your ID must be unique, a one-of-a kind.
    • Do not choose something that can be embarrassing, as you are likely to keep your e-mail address your whole life.
  • 13. Step 4 ~ Select an ID & Password
    • Type your desired Yahoo! ID.
    • SLC “CHECK” to confirm if the ID is taken by another user or free.
  • 14. Step 4 ~ ID and Password
    • The Sign Up Page will automatically update to inform you if the ID is available or not.
    • If the ID is taken by another user, Yahoo will present alternative suggestions or you can type another ID and re-check.
  • 15. Step 4 ~ ID and Password
    • After having an ID then create your password.
    • You are not able to see the password as you type it so be extra careful. One suggestion is to write it down on paper first.
    • You must re-type the password exactly the same to prove to Yahoo you know it.
    • Use letter and numbers
    • Mix lower and upper-case
    [email_address]
  • 16. Step 5 ~ In Case You Forget Your ID or Password
    • Yahoo asks that you provide an alternate email address, but it is not compulsory.
    • The alternate address is used if you forget your password, so Yahoo! can send you a new one.
  • 17. Step 5 ~ In Case You Forget Your ID or Password
    • Without an alternate email, the Yahoo Security Question provides the way to a new password.
    • Make sure your answer is memorable to you but hard for others to guess!
  • 18. Step 5 ~ In Case You Forget Your ID or Password
    • If you forget the answer to your Security Question and do not have an alternate email address listed on your account, you will not get a new password and you will be forever locked out of your e-mail.
  • 19. Step 6 ~ Just A Couple More Details. . .
    • Although e-mail is free, it has value and criminals create accounts for illegal activities.
    • To help prevent against this Yahoo presents a code that is difficult of a machine to read.
    • You must enter the code correctly for your e-mail address to be created.
  • 20. Step 7 ~ Create My Account
    • Yahoo mail is 'Closed Source' and you must agree to their legal Terms of Service document.
    • If you do not agree you will not be provided with an account.
    • To agree click on the check box so that a check appears, then click “Create My Account”.
  • 21. Step 8 ~ Congratulations [email_address]
  • 22. Step 8 ~ Congratulations
    • Prior to clicking on “Continue” it is advised that you print (either on paper or to a file), save the web page or record all the information in a note book.
    • It is the final record of the information you gave to Yahoo and is important.
    • It should be kept in a secure / private place where no one else can have access.
  • 23. Step 9 ~ Click Continue. [email_address]
  • 24. CONGRATULATIONS ~ ~ ~ QUESTIONS
  • 25. YAHOO TODAY
  • 26. Yahoo Today ~ Welcome Tour
    • Yahoo will welcome you to your new e-mail account by providing a short introduction to their free e-mail service.
  • 27. Yahoo Today ~ Getting Started
  • 28. Yahoo Today ~ Getting Started
  • 29. Review ~ Browsing The Web
    • When browsing the web you mainly make use of a Single Left Click (SLC), for all of the following instructions:
      • Title
      • Message
      • Toolbar Icon
    • For the desired function to be performed. There is likely to be a short delay, so please be patient.
  • 30. Yahoo Today ~ Inbox READING PANE 1 3 2
  • 31. Yahoo Today ~ Inbox
    • Message Toolbar ~ Provides access to common message functions.
    • Message List ~ Shows you all the messages within your Inbox or selected folder.
    • Folder List ~ Displays all the folders within Yahoo Mail, similar to those on a pen-drive.
    • Reading Pane ~ Space where a selected message is displayed for your use.
  • 32. Yahoo Today ~ Reading Messages READING PANE 1 3 4 2
  • 33. Yahoo Today ~ Reading Messages
    • Selected Message ~ The place where you select which message you want displayed.
    • Reading Pane Size Adjuster ~ Here you can 'Click and Drag' to increase or decrease the size of the Reading Pane.
    • Message Heading ~ Displays information on who sent the e-mail, when it was sent, its' subject, etc.
  • 34. Yahoo Today ~ Compose Mail By The Numbers (1 of 2)
    • SLC on NEW and select EMAIL MESSAGE.
    • The new mail composition page will load to the right of your folder list.
    1
  • 35. Composition Page ~ (1 of 3) ` COMPOSING SPACE 1 3 2 4 5
  • 36. Composition Page ~ (2 of 3)
    • Standard Toolbar ~ Set of common functions used when composing a message.
    • Message “To” Field ~ The place where you must type the receipts e-mail addresses.
      • It shall be in the form of user@domain.com but can have different appearances. Note: There are never any spaces.
    • Message “Cc” Field ~ A place where you can enter more addresses to copy/send the same message too others, for their reference or use.
  • 37. Composition Page ~ (3 of 3)
    • Message “Subject” Field ~ The place where you must type the 'Title Of Your E-Mail'.
    • Formatting Toolbar ~ Provides set of tools similar to that found within a Word Processing Package for the use of changing the appearance of your message.
    • Composing Space ~ The Space where you type, edit, check spelling, your message.
  • 38. Yahoo Today ~ Compose Mail By The Numbers (2 of 2)
    • Type the receipts addresses in the “To” and “Cc” Fields; separate address with a [,].
    • Type the subject of the e-mail in the “Subject” Field. The Subject shall not be longer then 25 characters including spaces.
    • Type, edit and format your message in the “Composing Space”.
    • Click “Send” on the “Standard Toolbar” when complete.
  • 39. YAHOO TODAY VS. YAHOO CLASSIC
  • 40. Yahoo Today vs. Yahoo Classic
    • Recently Yahoo upgraded their e-mail service providing a more client like environment.
    • Yahoo currently allows users to use the older e-mail service now called “Yahoo Classic”.
    • Both services work the same and it is recommended you use Yahoo Classic within Ghana; because the newer service requires a faster computer and internet connection then what is commonly found in our cafés.
  • 41. YAHOO CLASSIC
  • 42. Yahoo Classic ~ Switching Modes By The Numbers (1 of 2)
    • SLC on MAIL CLASSIC located at the top of the web page.
    • A dialogue box appears, click on “Switch to Yahoo Mail Classic”.
  • 43. Yahoo Classic ~ Switching Modes By The Numbers (2 of 2)
    • Wait while Yahoo updates your account.
    • Yahoo Classic E-Mail is ready for your use.
  • 44. Yahoo Classic Environment
    • Yahoo Menu
    • Welcome Message
    • Folder List
    • Compose / Check Mail
    3 1 4 2
  • 45. Yahoo Classic Environment
    • Yahoo Menu ~ Set of hyper-links (HLs) to other Yahoo services and the SIGN-OUT link.
    • Welcome Message ~ Provides status showing how many unread messages you have.
    • Folder List ~ Displays all the folders within Yahoo Mail, similar to those on a pen-drive.
    • Compose / Check Mail ~ HLs to write a new message / refreshes the quantity of unread messages.
  • 46. INBOX
  • 47. Yahoo Classic ~ Inbox
    • Message Navigation Menu ~ Set of hyper-links to navigate through your Inbox.
    2 1 3
  • 48. Yahoo Classic ~ Inbox
    • Message Toolbar ~ Provides access to common message functions.
      • Delete ~ Permanently removes the message.
      • Spam ~ Alerts Yahoo, the sender sent the mail without permission, used to reduce unwanted e-mail.
      • Move ~ Shows a list of folders to transfer the message to.
    • Message List ~ Shows you all the message within your Inbox or selected folder.
  • 49. Viewing A Message By The Numbers
    • SLC on INBOX or any Folder containing the message you want to view.
    • Within the MESSAGE LIST, SLC on the 'Subject' of the message you wish to view.
    • The desired message is displayed.
  • 50. Viewing A Message
  • 51. Viewing A Message
    • Delete ~ Premaritally removes the message.
    • Reply ~ Respond to all or some of the senders.
    • Forward ~ Sends the message to a new person.
    • Spam ~ Marks it as an unwanted e-mail.
    • Move ~ Relocates the message to a folder.
  • 52. REPLYING TO / COMPOSING A NEW MESSAGE
  • 53. Composition Page ~ (1 of 3) 1 3 4 5 2 COMPOSING PANE 4
  • 54. Composition Page ~ (2 of 3)
    • Standard Toolbar ~ Set of common functions used when composing a message.
    • Addressing Menu ~ Hyperlinks that provide access to your Yahoo Address Book, along with adding the “CC” or “BCC” fields to your message.
    • Message “To” Field ~ The place where you must type the receipts e-mail addresses.
      • It shall be in the form of user@domain.com
  • 55. Composition Page ~ (3 of 3)
    • Message “Subject” Field ~ The place where you must type the 'Title Of Your E-Mail'.
    • Formatting Toolbar ~ Provides set of tools similar to that found within a Word Processing Package for the use of changing the appearance of your message.
    • Composing Space ~ The Space where you type, edit, check spelling, your message.
  • 56. Yahoo Classic ~ Formatting Mail
    • Spell Check
    • Cut / Copy / Paste
    • Font Style / Font Size
    • Bold / Italic / Underline
    • Font / Highlighting Colour
    • Smiley Faces
    • Alignment / Bullet & Numbered Lists
    • Remember!
    • You have to first select the text before applying any formatting.
    2 1 4 5 6 3 7
  • 57. Yahoo Classic ~ Formatting Mail
  • 58. Yahoo Classic ~ Compose Mail By The Numbers (1 of 2)
    • SLC on COMPOSE MAIL.
    • The new mail composition page will load.
  • 59. Yahoo Classic ~ Compose Mail By The Numbers (2 of 2)
    • Type the receipts addresses, separate each with a [,].
    • Type the subject of the e-mail. It shall not be longer then 25 characters
    • Type, edit and format your message in the “Composing Space”.
    • Click “Send” when complete.
  • 60. SIGNING OUT
  • 61. Signing Out
    • Just like pushing in your chair when class is over, you must also SIGN OUT of your Yahoo Mail properly. Failure to do so may result in someone stealing your account and information for ever.
    • You MUST SIGN OUT before your time expires at the café.
  • 62. Signing Out ~ By The Numbers
    • Go to the YAHOO MENU at the top of any Yahoo Web Page.
    • SLC on SIGN OUT.
    • Wait for the new web page to load, and verify your Yahoo ID is no longer displayed on the YAHOO MENU.
  • 63. QUESTIONS