SPF, DKIM, and DMARC: What They Are and Why You Need Them

If your organization has its own domain for email addresses — [email protected] — set up email authentication to help ensure your email is delivered and your domain can’t be spoofed for phishing.

If Mail Fails to Send, Try, Try Again (Instead of Changing Servers)

Sometimes, something goes wrong, causing Mail on the Mac to have trouble sending a message. When it does, you may see an error like the one below, encouraging you with a default button to try another configured server. Don’t do it! […]

How to Turn Mail’s Rich Website Previews into Plain Links

Sometimes apps can be too helpful. Apple’s Mail on the Mac likes to turn pasted URLs into graphically rich previews, and sometimes that’s OK. But you may want to send a plain link, so the recipient can see its text.

Looking for a New Email Provider? Try These Services

If you’re completely happy with your email provider, move on, there’s nothing to see here. But if you’re unhappy with your provider’s reliability, spam filtering, or stability as a business — or if you’re tired of having a 1990s-style address from aol.com or hotmail.com — you can switch. There are innumerable email providers, and many […]

Archive Email to Avoid Mail Quotas, Improve Performance, and Reduce Clutter

Would you be distraught if you lost your email? Do you need to reduce server usage to stay under a mail quota? Or perhaps you need a copy of a previous employee’s communications. The answer is email archiving.

When Asking about Phishing Email, Make Sure to Write Separately Too

If you’re forwarding a possible phishing email to us for evaluation, remember that spam filters often catch such messages. To make sure we see it, send a separate message saying you’ve forwarded something that might be a phishing message.