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Create an email

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, you can open a new email from your inbox or another mailbox, from Contacts, or from Calendar.
  1. From your Inbox or any folder, tap The Compose icon. From your Contacts, tap a recipient's email address.
  2. In the
    field, tap the down arrow to select which email address or email alias to send the email message from.
  3. Tap the
    field and type a recipient's name. As you type,
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    suggests names from your Contacts and your organization's Global Address List (GAL). Note that your Outlook personal distribution lists can also be supported. Tap the The Remove icon beside a name to exclude it from future suggestions.
  4. Tap The Expand icon >
    Add Cc/Bcc
    to add recipients.
  5. Tap the
    field to enter the subject line of your email.
  6. Optionally, tap The Menu icon >
    Attach file
    to include an attachment. You can attach image files from the Photo library and document files from Docs on your device, or you can take a picture with the device camera and attach the photo. Attachments are listed to the right of the Subject field. To remove an attachment, tap the attachment and tap the The Remove icon.
  7. If your administrator has enabled the Restrictions option (the Permissions option in Outlook), choose any desired restriction.
  8. Tap in the body of the email to compose your message. If you want to paste an image into the email message, copy the image and then long press and select Paste. Note that the ability to paste images is dependent on your organization’s policies.
  9. Tap a word to add it to the dictionary, delete it, or accept a spelling suggestion from a drop-down list.
  10. To open formatting options, do the following:
    1. Tap and hold a word to select it.
    2. Drag the left or right handles to expand or narrow your selection.
    3. In the toolbar, tap
      Select All
      , or
      . (These options may be disabled by your administrator.)
    4. Tap
      , or
      to apply bold, italic, or underline the selection. Tap an option again to remove the formatting.
      If the formatting toolbar does not appear automatically, tap the formatting icon. Tap the icon again to hide the toolbar.
  11. When your message is complete, tap the Send icon.