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What is electronic mail or E-mail?

E-mail is also called as electronic maile-mail or email is information stored on a computer that is exchanged between two users over telecommunications. More plainly, e-mail is a message that may contain zip files, text, files, images, or any attachments sent through a network to a individual or group of individuals.

The first electronic mail was sent by Ray Tomlinson in 1971.

E-mail address

Lets us consider email address is contact@allhelpservices.com

  • The part before the @ symbol, contains user, group, or department of a company. In our above example contact is the contact department at all help services.
  • Next, the  @ (at sign) is used as a divider in the e-mail address; it is required for all SMTP e-mail addresses since the first message was sent by Ray Tomlinson.
  • And, allhelpservices.com is the domain name to which the user belongs.

valid e-mail address

There are several rules that an e-mail address must follow to be valid:

  • As mentioned earlier, an e-mail must have a username followed by an @ (at sign) which is followed by the domain name with a domain suffix.
  • The username cannot be longer than 64 characters long and the domain name cannot be longer than 254 characters.
  • There should be only one @ sign in an e-mail address.

Writing an e-mail

When writing an e-mail message, as you can see, several fields are required when sending an e-mail:

  • The To field is where you type the e-mail address of the person who is the recipient of your message.
  • The From field should contain your e-mail address.
  • If you are replying to a message, the To and From fields are automatically filled out; if it’s a new message, you’ll need to enter them manually.
  • The CC or Carbon Copy field allows you to send a copy of the message to another e-mail address, but is not mandatory.
  • The Subject Line, although not required, should consist of a few words describing the e-mail’s contents.
  • And  the Message Body is the location you type your main message


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