WEB MAIL «
FAQ | Introduction to Web Mail
Welcome to the Internet Message Program (IMP)!
Through IMP's intuitive interface, you'll be able
to access and manage your IMAP mail account using
the simplicity of a standard web browser.
All sessions begin at the Login screen. Before
you can use any of the webmail features, you must
connect to your IMAP account using the username
and password assigned to you by your network administrator.
|Begin by entering
your user and password in the appropriate fields.
You'll then need to select the IMAP mail server
to which you'd like to connect.
|Once you've filled
in these three fields, click the "Login"
button to proceed.
The contents of your Inbox folder will be
displayed immediately upon logging in. The Mailbox
Listing shows the contents of each message's header
(message status, date sent, sender, subject, and
size). Each column has a heading. Clicking on the
heading will cause the listing to be sorted by that
|To view the contents
of a message, click on the message's subject. You'll
be taken to the Message screen.
The Message Screen display the contents of
the selected message. From here, you can browse
message attachments, reply to the current message,
delete the current message, or advance to the next
message in your current mailbox.
You can send mail in a variety ways. You
might choose to compose a new message or perhaps
to reply to an existing message. Whichever method
you choose, however, will open the standard Compose
|The Compose Window
allows you to set, among other things, the message
recipient's address (who you're sending mail to),
the message subject, and the message contents. Simply
fill out the appropriate fields at the top of the
window (only the To: address is required, but the
Subject: is suggested) and type your message in
the large lower field. Once you've completed entering
your message, you may choose to Spell Check your
message text. Once you're done composing your new
message, click the "Send" button to send
the message to the recipient.
|Conclusion This has
hopefully given you a general understanding of how
to web mail interface works. You'll surely become
comfortable with it after seeing how easy and convenient
it is for reading and sending mail, as well as managing
your IMAP mail account.