Windows 8 For Dummies, Dell Pocket Edition
1. Click the Start screen’s Mail tile.
Mail opens to show the messages in your Inbox,
shown earlier in Figure 5-3. Each subject is listed,
one by one, with the newest one at the top.
To find a particular e-mail quickly, summon
the Charms bar’s Search pane by pressing
+Q and then type the sender’s name or a
keyword in the search box. (You can also
search for e-mails directly from the Start
screen’s Search pane, covered in Chapter 1.)
2. Click the subject of any message you want
The Mail app spills that message’s contents into
the pane along the window’s right side.
3. From here, the Mail app leaves you with several
options, each accessed from the buttons along
the e-mail’s top edge:
• Nothing: Undecided? Don’t do anything, and
the message simply sets up camp in your
• Respond: Click the Respond button in the
top-right corner and choose Reply from the
drop-down menu. A new window appears,
ready for you to type in your response.
The window is just like the one that appears
when you first compose a message but
with a handy difference: This window is
pre-addressed with the recipient’s name
and the subject. Also, the original message
usually appears at the bottom of your reply
• Reply All: Some people address e-mails to
several people simultaneously. If you see sev-
eral other people listed on an e-mail’s To line,
you can reply to all of them by clicking
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