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Daily Tip: How to set a custom mail signature on your iPhone

New to iPhone and wondering how to change your signature to something a little more custom and personal than "Sent from my iPhone?" Luckily, it's easy to do and it can save you a lot of time when you are writing your emails. It also will reduce the chances of making contact detail errors. Here's how.

  1. Tap on the settings application on your home screen.
  2. Tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Scroll down to Signature.
  4. Enter whatever details you would like.

Note: This signature will be on all your outgoing mail so make sure it's appropriate for all your contents!

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New phishing email scam asks you to update Apple ID billing information

The Mac Security Blog points to a phishing email scam in circulation that asks for users to update their Apple ID billing information.

A vast phishing attack has broken out, beginning on or around Christmas day, with e-mails being sent with the subject “Apple update your Billing Information.” These well-crafted e-mails could fool many new Apple users, especially those who may have found an iPhone, iPod or iMac under their Christmas tree, and set up accounts with the iTunes Store or the Mac App Store for the first time. The messages claim to come from “”

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Daily Tip: How to set up safe iPad or iPod touch email for your child

Thinking about getting your child an iPad or iPod touch and wondering how to safely give them limited email access on iOS? Email is a handy way to share things like pictures they've taken with the Camera app. I've chosen to use Hotmail (Windows Live) for my kids because of the level of parental control they provide. Here's how I've set things up.

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Daily Tip: How to change the amount of lines shown in an email preview

Curious how to change the amount of lines shown on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch email preview? If you get a lot of email, it is really handy to see a preview  of the first few lines to know if it is important enough to read and deal with. If you're concerned about privacy, you may prefer to display nothing at all. Out of the box, the iPhone and iPad only show the first two lines of text from an email but that can be changed to show much more, or nothing at all.

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Daily Tip: How to mark multiple emails as read in iOS 5

Have a ton of unreal messages and wondering how to just declare email bankruptcy and mark them all as read? iOS 5 still doesn't give you that magical "mark all" button but it does let you mark multiple messages as read in the Mail app, which can help save a lot of time when you're crunching through emails on-the-go.

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MobileMe to iCloud phishing email hitting inboxes

A new phishing email is arriving in email inboxes targeted at Apple MobileMe users. The email is supposed to be from Apple and is asking users to upgrade their MobileMe accounts to iCloud. The email has been based on an earlier email that Apple sent to MobileMe users after the WWDC iCloud introduction.

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Automatically insert your e-mail address with Double At [jailbreak]

Double At is a new jailbreak tweak that is dead simple but extremely useful. If you're tired of entering your e-mail address for everything and you're jailbroken, you may want to give Double At a try.

You can define your e-mail address within Double At and when you need to enter it into a form, double tap the "@" symbol on your keyboard and it automagically inserts your e-mail address into the field.

It's simple but definitely helps if you're the type of person that either constantly has to fill in forms with your e-mail or send your e-mail address to people via Twitter, e-mail, or whatever means you find necessary. Hit the link below to check it out!

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Will iCloud keep the MobileMe web apps?

There's some debate as to whether or not Apple will keep the MobileMe web apps, like Mail, Contacts, and Calendars around after the transition to iCloud. Some have heard no, that Apple will trash them and go 100% apps. Others have heard yes, that Apple will keep them around.

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Daily Tip: How to manage multiple iPhone email signatures with Mail Enhancer [jailbreak]

Have multiple email accounts on your iPhone and wondering how to get custom signatures for all of them? There's little app in Cydia called Mail Enhancer that allows just that. You can have custom signatures for each individual email address as well as set different sounds for mail within the settings panel. Hit the jump for a quick walk-through!

[$2.99 - Cydia Link]

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How to use MobileMe, Windows Live, Yahoo, and AOL to get more social with Ping

If you use MobileMe, Windows Live, Yahoo!, or AOL for email, then you can have Ping search your contacts for friends who are also using Ping as well as send annoying invites to those friends who are not using ping. Here's how:

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