10 receptions for effective work with the mail on the iPhone and iPad




Despite his nearly half-century history e-mail remains one of the most popular types of Internet communications. Apple smartphones and tablets to fully support the work with digital correspondence, but many users do not know all the features of the standard email-client. Mail application functionality is much broader than it seems at first glance.


This article will talk about MacDigger 10 receptions, which allows to work effectively with the email application Apple. Most of the tips are relevant to the client’s operating system iOS 8.

1. Pull to Search

In the email application Mail works gesture «Pull to Search». As well as on the home screen, it provides access to the string to search for information. Start typing the request and the client immediately displays the results.


2. Pull to Refresh

For a quick check for new emails in the Mail app provides gesture «Pull To Refresh» (Pull down to refresh). Feature allows you to update the mailboxes by swiping your finger on the touch screen line down from the top of the screen. It is used in many other applications on the iPhone and iPad.


3. Go back using the swipe

In the Mail added feature that allows you to step back in using gesture “swipe to the right” from the edge of the screen. This is very natural to use the command to simulate virtual “back” button to quickly return to the previous menu. Gesture “swipe right” works in a regular e-mail client Apple and some other applications.


4. Quickly mark as read

To mark a message as read, to do swipe from left to right, and then click “How to Read”. If you want to cancel the effect of – mark as unread – action must be repeated. But if you play the swipe gesture to the edge of the screen without stopping, then click on the button is not necessary.


5. Quick deleting / archiving

Gesture swipe from right to left in the message list leads to the appearance of buttons “Back”, “Flag” and “Delete” / “Archive”. If you keep your finger to the edge of the screen – the application immediately put in an archive or a basket. The button “More” allows you to quickly respond to the letter, forwarded to another recipient, moved to spam, to notify, etc.


6. Parameters swipe

In Mail preferences can override gestures swipe left and right. To do this, go to Settings -> Mail, addresses, calendars -> Options swipe.


7. Hide the keyboard

During the recruitment of new posts, you can hide the keyboard to see on the screen entire text. It uses a simple gesture – swipe down anywhere on the screen.


8. Jump to drafts

In the Mail has a way to get quick access to stored on the server drafts. All you need to do – press and hold the button for a few seconds to create a new letter, which is in the lower right corner of the application. This action will launch a special sub-applications “Drafts”. All the latest saved messages can be found and edited in this section. And provides the ability to create new drafts.


9. Carousel drafts

When composing a new message, click on the word “Letter” from the top and slide your finger down the screen. With this gesture, you add a message in drafts. Upcoming so records can be viewed in a carousel, like tabs Safari. Only need to touch a button “Letter” at the bottom of the screen.


10. Moving addresses between fields

Often need to send a copy of the letter to multiple recipients. You do not need to perform copy-paste contacts in different fields – just press and hold your finger on the address, and then drag it to the To, Cc, or Bcc. Of course, in such a way to move the address of each field can be in any order.


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