Opera Email Tips, Tricks and Secrets
Add a Sender to the Opera Contacts Easily
Creating a really complete and really useful address book is easy in Opera.
Add a Spell Checker to Opera
Get a helpful electronic eye watching your spelling in emails in Opera.
Add an Icon to a Contact in Opera
Remember icons, not names. Here's how to add expressive icons to your contacts in Opera.
Add Recipients via Drag and Drop in Opera
Add recipients to your messages in a fast and easy manner in Opera by dragging and dropping them.
Archive Sent Mail in Opera 6
Know what you did; in Opera; to whom; and when.
Attach Files via Drag and Drop in Opera
Turn files into attachments in no time. Here's how to attach files via drag-and-drop in Opera.
Avoid Confirming Message Deletion in Opera
Delete emails freely without Opera watching and without having to click on confirmation dialogs.
Avoid Privacy and Security Issues with Emails in Opera
Emails containing images, animations, videos and what not are nice, but the security and privacy risks they come with are not. Here's how to avoid these issues with Opera.
Change the Location of the Opera Mail Storage Directory
You can put your Opera mail on a server or a different disk, or just in a different directory.
Change the New Mail Sound in Opera
Play your favorite tune when new mail is waiting in Opera.
Check for New Mail Periodically in Opera
Stop clicking the "Check" button feverishly. Sit back in a relaxed manner instead, knowing that Opera will check for new messages periodically for you, and never miss a single mail.
Check for New Mail Periodically in Opera 6
Forget about checking for new mail altogether and have Opera do it for you instead.
Compress Your Email Folders Now and Then in Opera 6
Clean up and erase the waste in Opera's mailboxes.
Construct an Outgoing Mail Filter in Opera
There's more than the "Sent" folder. Here's how to set up filters for outgoing mail in Opera.
Create Cascading Folders in Opera
Sub-folder as deep as you like. It's easy to create a hierarchy of folders in Opera.
Email a Link to a Web Page with Opera
Share the good links with Opera by including them in an email easily.
Find Labelled Messages Fast in Opera
See all your to-do messages (or mail of any other label) in all your folders of all your accounts with a few clicks in Opera (and you can be sure you're not forgetting any).
Forward a Message with Opera
Forwarding an email to share it with others is easy in Opera.
How to Access Your Email Remotely From Another Computer and Location
Would you like to access your email not only from the computer at home or work but also remotely from any place and computer with an internet connection?
How to Back Up Your Opera Mail Messages and Settings
Want to make sure you can recover your Opera email accounts, settings, folders and messages? Here's how to create a backup copy of Opera mail for recovery or moving to another computer.
How to Block a Sender in Opera
Prefer not to see future messages from a particular sender? Here's how to have Opera treat a certain sender's (or entire domain's) messages as spam — or just mark them unread automatically so they don't catch your new mail eye.
How to Edit Your Email Signature in Opera
Opera appends a signature to every outgoing email automatically. Make sure it looks the way you want it to.
How to Compose a New Message Quickly in Opera
Discover the fastest way to write an email in Opera (via a keyboard shortcut).
How to Insert an Image Inline in Opera
Want to add images to the text of your emails instead of as attachments? Here's how to insert pictures inline with Opera.
How to Pin Important Messages in Opera
Make important emails stand out with a single click in Opera by pinning them. (With IMAP accounts, pinned messages will appear flagged or starred in other email programs or web access, too.)
How to Protect Your Email with Password and Encryption in Windows
Want to make sure other people with access to your computer cannot open your mail? Here's how to protect your email program data with your Windows log-on password and maybe even encryption.
How to Queue Outgoing Mail in Opera
Wait for a connection before delivering mail in Opera.
How to Read and Write Email Full Screen in Opera
A full screen means less clutter, and more email in Opera.
How to Recover Opera Mail Accounts and Settings from a Backup Copy
Lost your Opera email and account settings? If a backup copy is around, restoring data is easy.
How to Remove Text Formatting from Emails You Send in Opera
Want formatting in your email, but not quite so much, or a different kind? Here's how to remove text formatting swiftly while composing an email in Opera.
How to Send an Email to Undisclosed Recipients in Opera
Email all that need to know all they need to know — and not more, say all the other recipients' email addresses. Here's how to send a message to "undisclosed recipients" in Opera.
How to Set Up a Smart Email Filter in Opera
Let Opera sort and organize your email for you — in a smart manner, automatically, exactly the way you like it and without ever writing a rule or filter.
How to Subscribe To or Exclude IMAP Email Folders in Opera
Opera downloading all your spam? An important folder is missing? Here's how to configure the IMAP folders Opera synchronizes by subscribing and unsubscribing to and from specific mailboxes.
How to Use Custom Font Faces and Colors in Emails with Opera
Want to change the font and text color to match the message's mood or use bold and italics? Here's how to add text formatting in Opera.
How to Use Outlook Express with Opera
Open a new message in Outlook Express when you click on an email link in Opera.
How to Use Rich HTML Formatting in Emails with Opera
Want to add some formatting to your email's text or call forth a special font for effect perhaps? Here's how to use rich HTML formatting for an email in Opera and make it the default, too.
How to View an Email's Source in Opera
Curious about an email's path? Interested why its text may not display correctly? Gain access to all email headers and the source to a message's text (as well as attachments) in Opera.
Know What TLS Is in Opera
Keep your connections secure in Opera by enabling TLS, which transfers your emails in encrypted form.
Label Messages Quickly in Opera
In Opera, you can mark messages important, for follow-up or to-do, or assign another label quickly using a handy keyboard shortcut.
Mark All Messages Read in Opera
I've read it all. Really! Opera shows it.
Navigate Through Messages Quickly in Opera
Race through your Opera mailbox in 15 seconds or less.
Organize Opera Contacts in Folders
Don't put friend and foe in the same folder. Here's how to organize your address book contacts in Opera.
Read (Only) Today's Mail in Opera
Make Opera display only messages from today in a mailbox quickly with just a few mouse clicks.
Save Your Email Password in Opera 6
Never type your email account password again in Opera.
Send Queued Mail Quickly in Opera
Go mail, go! Here's how to set forth the stream of queued mail in Opera and have it delivered.
Send the Current Message Quickly in Opera
Send Opera emails directly from your keyboard.
Start Composing a Reply Quickly in Opera
Opera is faster setting up a reply than you can say "reply".
Toggle Message/Mailbox Display in Opera
Make Opera display exactly what you need: message and message list, a big display of just the message, or the message list full screen...
Train a Smart Email Filter in Opera
Show Opera what kind of mail you want to appear in a folder so its smart filtering system can learn from the examples.
Zoom Email Messages in Opera
Zoom in and out of email messages in Opera and read them with the utmost comfort.