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How to attach a document to an email in Google docs

The documents that are uploaded or created in Google docs can be attached to an email. This feature allows you to send your email with an attachment. The document can be attached to your email and you get to choose the format in which the document would be sent. Google Docs allows you an additional feature of copying and pasting the text in your document to your email if you don’t want to send the document as an attachment.

Furthermore, you can always insert a message to go along with the email attachment. The message will be delivered to the recipient of the email. Follow this step by step Google Docs tutorial to learn how to attach a document to an email in Google docs.

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How to create an Email Signature in Hotmail?

Hotmail was the first free email service which was launched by Microsoft. This is now a part of Windows Live group of applications and contains many interactive features. You can insert email signatures, redirect your emails automatically in specific folders, play sounds and emoticons in chat etc. It’s very easy to add email signatures in Hotmail by using few simple options.

Follow through the following steps to learn How to create an Email Signature in Hotmail.

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How to encrypt your E-Mails?

Encrypting your E-Mails is a very simple and easy task. This tutorial will show how you can encrypt your E-Mails by following just a few steps. We will be using “Thunder Bird” which is a free E-Mail application that’s easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features! Apart from that we will also look over “Enigmail” which is one of the Thunderbird extensions that helps you to secure emails. It enables you to write and receive E-Mail messages signed and/or encrypted with the OpenPGP standard. Sending and receiving encrypted and digitally signed E-Mail is simple using Enigmail. “Pretty Good Privacy” (PGP) is a data encryption and decryption computer program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication signing, encrypting and decrypting texts, E-mails, files, directories and whole disk partitions.

Prior jumping to encrypting E-Mails you must know the terminologies as “PUBLIC KEY”, “PRIVATE KEY” and “DIGITAL CERTIFICATES”. Public key is the key to lock or encrypt the plain text, and where as private key is to unlock or decrypt the cipher text. Public key is published over servers or send to intended person via E-Mail via private key is kept secret. Neither key will do both functions. A digital signature is basically a way to ensure that an e-mail is authentic and it has not been altered in any way since that person created it.

You can even learn how to encrypt your E-Mails by following a few simple steps mentioned below:

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