Microsoft has just announced 7 new features of webmail services based on the largest web in the world – Hotmail. These new features will provide conveniences and improve important fields, particularly as spam filtering, increased expression, storage and mobile platformcompatibility … All of which are designed specifically to meet the power growing demand for users.
Here are 7 new features of Hotmail you should know:
- Schedule Cleanup
This feature allows you to erase all messages sent from an email address in certain times. It is quite useful if you often been bothered by advertising messages or automaticallynewsletters from social networks.
To delete the messages sent from an email address, you mark any message of that person, select Sweep –> Schedule cleanup. In Schedule cleanup dialog box, tick one of the three options “cleanup”: Only keep những messages from this sender/ Delete all messages older than xX days/ Move all messages older than xx days yy to. Then click OK to delete or move messages.
Some ways to use Scheduled Cleanup:
– Only keep the latest events calendar email from your favorite websites;
– Only keep the latest offerings from Groupon or any other general purchase provider;
– Clear your newsletters after 10 days, in that way, whether you read them or not, we never clog your inbox;
– Automatically archive your emails fromfinancial organizationsinto a folder after 30 days.
- Stop receiving advertisements with One-click Unsubscribe
If you have already subscribed to receive newsletter on a Website and feel trouble by getting too many unnecessary messages, One-click Unsubscribe feature helps you get rid of this situation
Click on advertising mail then click Sweep -> Unsubscribe. After clickingUnsubscribe, you will not receive promotional emails from this website anymore.
- Hotmail highlights –flag important email
This new feature will help keep priority messages on the top of Inbox. Users will no longer have the status marked “unread” or send an email to themselves to keep them at priority position.
To mark the flag, you drag the message and then click on the white flag symbol, next to the title.
- Improving the ability to attach files or photo album
This is the ability to send larger attachments. Hotmail limit storage attachments to 10MB, but the new Hotmail will extend this capability by enabling users to send data up to 10GB in a single message, by uploading documents or pictures to SkyDrive, a free web service that allows online storage to 25GB of Microsoft.
Then recipients will receive a link to SkyDrive and they can view the photos or download them to computer. If it is a link to a document, they can use Microsoft Office free version on the web to open and edit them.
- Act Quickly
The buttons will appear when users moves the cursor through email and help them delete, mark flag, scan email … with just one click.
Current users can optimize the interface for the mailbox by deleting or adding buttons on the taskbar, for the most frequently used functions.
- Manage convenient directory
Besides aforementioned features, Hotmail also has advancedmanagementdirectory tools, allowing users drag and drop, create new folders quickly without accessing to menu, markall in the folder as read, or renamed, cleaned, or even delete the folder.
Besides adding new features, Microsoft also pushed Hotmail up to Android Market application store. Hotmail app for Android helps users sync calendarand contact as well as foldersin the Inbox.
Users can send email with attached images or receive emails with attachments. Importantly, it is the ability to support management of multiple Hotmail accounts.