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How to find your email signature folder in Outlook

…and how to edit it If you use Outlook to send and receive emails, you’re probably also using the ’email signature’ facility that allows you to create a custom bit of text and images that appears at the end of the emails you write. The problem is, the in-built email signature editor in Outlook is […]

How do I change my Outlook email account to use SSL?

SSL is an encryption method for sending emails and will help avoid the emails you send being seen by unintended recipients. It stands for Secure Socket Layer and this quick tutorial will show you how to configure Outlook to send using the SSL method. The example below uses Outlook 2007, however, this will still apply […]

How to take a screen capture and send it by email

This tutorial is about taking a shot of your computer screen and sending it – very useful when asking for technical support by email. This assumes you are using a PC and a local email client such as Outlook. Get whatever it is you’d like to get a screen capture of up on your screen […]

How to use Gmail as your SMTP server using Outlook

This tutorial will show you how to use your Gmail SMTP address to send emails from your personal email accounts using Outlook (this example uses Outlook 2007 but still applies in principle to the other versions of Outlook and other local email clients)

Outlook 2007 – adding SMTP authentication

When using a laptop or mobile device, you’re potentially going to be sending emails over many different internet networks. In order to make sure that only the allowed users are using a particular SMTP to send email, they commonly require a user-name and password to log into the SMTP server every time an email is […]

553 sorry, that address is not in my list of allowed recipients email problem

553 sorry, that address is not in my list of allowed recipients email problem if you’re regularly getting emails bounced back to you with the error ‘553 sorry, that address is not in my list of allowed recipients’ this might help. In our experience, the problem is usually down to a BT issue not allowing emails […]

How to create an outlook email template

How to create an outlook email template If you use Outlook and often have to write similar emails, Instead of re-writing them every time it might be a better idea to create a template. This is very simple to do and might save you a lot of time! Here’s how to do it: Write your […]