Improving Your Workflow

Improving your email workflow with some Helpful Updates!

We’ve all done it. Probably more than once. You write out your email and carefully craft your explanation of the files or pictures you are attaching. Satisfied, you hit “send”…only to realize in a flash of frustration that you forgot to actually attach your attachments. Typically, it’s too late to fix this minor blunder. You’re forced to craft another email, apologetically explaining your mistake.

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Searching Email Efficiently

Ever want to find a specific email, but aren’t sure when it was sent? Or want to find all the email you’ve gotten from a specific person? Or on a specific topic? By formatting your search to target a specific batch of email from your inbox, you can reduce all the time you spend clicking through past messages. Here’s how: 

First, in your inbox, locate the search box at the top of the screen:

Then use the following search formats to locate specific batches of email:

  • “From:Roger” 

=> This search will locate all emails from an address or name that contains the word “roger” (NOT case sensitive)

  • “Subject:finance” 

=> This search will locate all emails with the word “finance” in the subject (also NOT case sensitive)

  • “Body:Computer Science”

=> This search will locate all emails which contain the words “computer science” in the body of the message (also NOT case sensitive)

  • “Date:10-Aug-2018”  

=> This search will locate all emails that have the date field of 10 August 2018, irrespective of time. NOTE: The format here is precise and must be “day dash abbreviated month dash full year.”

  • “Date:>10-Aug-2018”  

=> This search will locate all emails that have a date field after 10 August 2018, irrespective of time. NOTE: The format here is precise and must be “day dash abbreviated month dash full year.”

  • “Date:<10-Aug-2018”  

=> This search will locate all emails that have the date field before 10 August 2018, irrespective of time. NOTE: The format here is precise and must be “day dash abbreviated month dash full year.”

  • “Size:>10000”  

=> This search will locate all emails that are greater than 10 Kbytes or 10000 bytes. These messages are likely to have attachments.

  • “Size:<10000” 

=> This search will locate emails that are smaller than 10 Kbytes or 10000 bytes. These messages are likely to be text only and not have attachments.

Contacts automation in webmail

Email has become vital to our communication, whether it be with friends, family, or business contacts, and so it’s important for your email to be as efficient as possible. At PSMail, we’ve continued to work towards this end and want to draw your attention to some common email tasks that are now automated. We trust this will save you both time and effort as you go about your daily communication.

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