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MSN Explorer: Work with messages

You can organize your e-mail in folders to make it easier to sort and find.

Move a message

  1. On the navigation bar, point to Mail & More, click the arrow, and then click Inbox.

  2. Select the check box for the message that you want to move.

  3. Click the Folder button Folder button.

  4. Click the folder that you want to move the message to.

  5. Click OK.

Find a message

  1. On the navigation bar, point to Mail & More, click the arrow, and then click Inbox.

  2. In the left pane, click the folder that you want to search, and then click the Find message icon Find message button.

  3. Type the criteria that you want to search by, and then click Find Now.

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  • To search in another folder, click the Folder icon Search folder button next to Search in. Select a folder, and then click OK.

  • To find text within a message, open the message. On the Edit menu, click Find text in this message.

Delete a message

  1. On the navigation bar, point to Mail & More, click the arrow, and then click Inbox.

  2. Select the check box for the message that you want to delete.

  3. Click Delete.

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Messages that you delete from your Inbox are moved temporarily to the Trash Can folder. MSN automatically empties the Trash Can on a periodic basis. To immediately delete a message from your Trash Can, select the check box for the message in the Trash Can, and then click Delete. To delete all of the messages in your Trash Can, click Empty.

Sort the messages in a folder

  1. On the navigation bar, point to Mail & More, click the arrow, and then click Inbox.

  2. In the left pane, click the folder that you want to sort.

  3. Click the name of the column that you want to sort your messages by. For example, to sort messages alphabetically by the sender's name, click From.

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  • To sort a column in reverse order, click the column name again.

  • You can also sort messages using the Show list in your Inbox. With the Show list you can sort and view mail from everyone, from people you know, or from unknown senders.

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