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How to write an email message in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to write an email message in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Compose link

Now let’s learn how to write an email message

Enter the email address we are sending this message to here

This is the page where we can compose emails. Let’s fill out the form here and send an email

If you would like to send a copy of this email to another person, enter their email address here

If you want to copy people but don’t want others to see that you’ve copied them, enter their address in the Bcc field

Enter the Subject of the email message here

Enter the body of the message here

When ready, click the Send button here

Click the Sent link here

That’s it! The message has been sent. Let’s check the Sent Folder to see the message

There it is! The email message we just sent

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to write an email message and send it from SquirrelMail

How to manage contacts in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to manage contacts in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Addresses link

Now let’s learn how to manage contacts in the address book

Enter a Nickname for the contact here

This is the address book page. Currently there are no contacts in our address book. Let’s add one now

Enter the E-Mail Address here

Enter the First Name here

Enter the Last Name here

Enter any additional info about the contact you may have here

Click Add address

Select the check box and then click Delete selected

That’s it! The new contact we added can be seen here

Let’s delete the contact we just added

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage your contacts in SquirrelMail

How to modify display preferences in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to modify display preferences in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Options link

Let’s learn how to modify our display preferences

Then click Display Preferences

Click here to show the Theme dropdown menu

You can select a new theme here

There are more display options we can modify, let’s scroll down and take a look at the options available

When finished, click Submit

Click the Refresh Page link here to view the new theme we selected

That’s it! As you can see the theme has changed. Let’s change it back to the original theme now

Click the Refresh Page link

Our theme has been changed back to the default setting. You can return to this page at any time to change your display settings

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to edit your display preferences

How to modify folder preferences in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to modify folder preferences in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Options link

Let’s learn how to modify our folder preferences

Click the Folder Preferences link

Click here to select a new location for the Folder list

This is the Folder Preferences page. We can set various settings for our folders here

We will leave the rest of the options set to default choices, scroll down

Click Submit

Click the Refresh Page link

That’s it! The folders list is now on the right side

Let’s go ahead and switch the list back to the left side

Click the Refresh Page link

The folder list is now back on the left side

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to modify your folder preferences in SquirrelMail

How to create folders in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to create folders in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Folders link

Now let’s learn how to create folders

This is the Folders page, where we can manage all folders within webmail

Let’s create a new folder. Enter a new folder name here

Then click Create

Click refresh folder list

Click INBOX

That’s it! You can see the new folder listed here

Now let’s demonstrate how to move a message to the new folder… select it here

Select the folder we want to message moved to

Then click Move

Click the newfolder link

The message has been moved to the new folder and can no longer be seen here in the INBOX

The message we moved can be seen here in our new folder. You can move this message again if you wish

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create folders in SquirrelMail for the purpose of managing your messages

How to highlight messages in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to highlight messages in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Options link

Now let’s learn how to highlight messages

Then click Message Highlighting

This is the highlighting page where we can have certain messages highlighted in our Inbox for easier viewing

Let’s go ahead and adjust our settings now. Click New to create a new highlight preference

Enter an Identifying Name here

Select a color here

Enter the name which you wish to have email addresses highlighted for

Then click Submit

Click Done

That’s it! We have now set the settings for highlighted messages. You can edit existing settings by clicking here…

… or add a new one by clicking here

Click INBOX

Notice how messages from Nichole are now highlighted due to our new settings

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to highlight messages in SquirrelMail

How to modify the index order in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to modify the index order in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Options link

Now let’s learn how to modify the index order

Click the Index Order link

This is the Index Order page. These are the settings for which the columns on the message index are displayed

Let’s modify the columns for demonstration purposes. Items listed at the top of the list will be displayed the furthest to the left, while items at the bottom will be displayed on the far right

Click Add when finished

Let’s return to the Inbox

That’s it! You can see here that the columns are ordered as per our preferences with the Date column now on the far left

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to modify the index order in SquirrelMail

How to open an email message in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to open an email message in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Simply click on the Subject of an email to open it

Now let’s learn how to open an email message

Let’s return to the Inbox

That’s it! Here is the email we chose to open and view

Select the message here

The subject of the message we read is no longer bold, this signifies it is a read message

If you want to keep the message bold, you can mark it as unread… let’s do that now

Then click the Unread button here

Notice how now the message we read is once again shown as unread

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to open an email message in SquirrelMail

How to edit your personal information in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to edit your personal information in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Click the Options link

Now let’s learn how to edit our personal information

Click the Personal Information link

This is the Personal Information page where we can edit all our personal details

Enter your Full Name here

Enter your E-Mail Address here

Enter your Signature here. This is optional

If you want the Signature to show on emails you write, click here

If you want the Signature to be separated from the message, click here

Click Submit when finished

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to edit your personal information in SquirrelMail

How to search for messages in SquirrelMail

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

How to search for messages in SquirrelMail

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to SquirrelMail webmail

Now let’s learn how to search for messages

Click the Search link here

This is the Search page, where we can search in specific folders

Enter a search term here

Choose where in the message to search for the term here

Then click Search

We can view an email by clicking on the subject of the message

That’s it! The search results are shown on this results screen

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to search for messages in SquirrelMail