In Shortmail, you do not merely have to hope or assume that your message will be opened (and read); you can find out. With messages sent to other Shortmail users and often with emails sent to any other address, Shortmail can let you know whether your mail has been opened, who opened it and even when they did.
Note that Shortmail cannot verify a message to an email address outside Shortmail has been read when the recipient has disabled remote images in emails.
See Whether an Email Sent from Shortmail Has Been Opened Using Shortmail on the Web
To learn on shortmail.com who has opened a message sent from Shortmail:
- Open the conversation.
- Move the mouse cursor over the stylized eye that appears to the right of the desired messages as the cursor hovers over it.
- Find the recipients who have opened the message under Read:.
See Whether an Email Sent from Shortmail Has Been Opened (and When) Using Shortmail for iPhone
To find out fast in Shortmail for iPhone if a message you've sent has been opened:
- Look at the message's lower right corner. Is it:
- Empty (white) — the message is not verified opened.
- Filled (gray) — all recipients have opened the message.
- Partially filled from the lower right corner upwards — some recipients have opened the message.
To find out in detail with Shortmail for iPhone who has seen (or whose email program has opened at least) a message, and when they did:
- Open the conversation that contains the desired message in Shortmail for iPhone.
- Swipe to the right over the message.
- Recipients that have opened the mail will have the date and time listed next to them.
- You may have to scroll down (swipe up) to see all recipients' details.
(Updated May 2012)