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If you have been sent an email asking for your University username and password

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Abuse@bath.ac.uk

 

 

 

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Email at the University of Bath

We use email on Exchange - staff use the Outlook desktop client at work and everyone can access webmail via https://mail.bath.ac.uk

 

Email Guidance

Write effective emails

Best practices

Most professionals receive many emails every day, a poorly written email can leave a poor impression and can result in miscommunication. Read through our following guide on writing emails.

» Guide on writing effective emails

Using Signatures

Email signature

An email signature is automatically placed at the end of your outgoing email. It  shows people details of where you work, who you are, and how to contact you.
Signature Importance:

  • It conveys a willingness to communicate and the receiver feels less hesitant about contacting you.
  • It is an opportunity to promote the University and to associate your name with the University.
» Outlook signature
» iPad and iphone
 

Email Clients

Recommended

Microsoft Outlook 2013 is the Universities standard email client. It is free for personal use and available on all computers in public areas, such as the library, and via Remote Desktop.

» Why we have changed to Outlook
» Other email options

Email security

Email phishing and spam

Although we filter a huge percent of hoax emails some get through. In most cases it is safe to just delete it. If it is a serious case report it immediately to abuse@bath.ac.uk please include full headers. Do not to reply to the message.

For more information about phishing emails and how to stay secure see our email security page.

Email Services

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Our
email
solutions

See tools available.

Or see tabs below for popular info..

» Automatic replies (formally Vacation message)
» Filter Spam
» Check mail size
» Increase quota
» Forwarding email
» Manage mailboxes
» Shared mailboxes
 

Email Tools

Managing your email

Extra web features that can help you manage your email

» Webmail Students or Exchange Users
» Vacation message
» Mail lists
» Filter out spam
» Mailbox size checker
» Increase your quota
» Forward your email (imap users)
» Manage shared mailboxes

Email Lists

Send to multiple recipients

A mailing list is a single email address that is associated with multiple recipients. It can be used by an individual or an organization to send one email that is recieved by all subscribed.

» Self-managed lists: These can be set up and managed by anyone.
» Centrally-managed lists: These are automatically updated daily from our records.

Automatic replies

When you're away

You can set up automatic replies (in Thunderbird this was known as a Vacation message). This message will automatically be sent to every person who emails you personally. Clicking on the link below will give you instructions to follow in order to set this up within Outlook 2013.

» Set your vacation message

Recommended email

Recommended

Microsoft Outlook 2013 has been rolled out to every member of staff (as of June 4 2015). It is free for personal use and available on all computers in public areas, such as the library, and via Remote Desktop.

» Introduction to Outlook
» Introduction to Outlook Web App
» Introduction to Webmail(PDF)
» Other email options

Email by Device

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Email
on your
device


See tabs below for popular info...

» Webmail
» Migrated to Exchange?
» iPhone, iPad non Exchange users
» Mac non Exchange users
» Phones non Exchange users
» Blackberry non Exchange users
 

iPhone/iPad

Email on the move

The iPhone and the iPad use the same settings to connect to email. Just follow these easy to use instructions on our Forum You Guru.

» Email on iPhone/iPad non exchange users
» Email on iPhone/iPad for exchange users

PC Workstation

Recommended email clients

Our recommened email client for Staff is Microsoft Outlook or OWA


Android

Email on Android

If you would like to know how to configure an Android phone for use with the University Email system see the post on YouGuru.

» Email on Android
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Email on Andriod for exchange users

Webmail

Student Email

Webmail is a secure website that does the same job as your regular desktop email client. With Webmail you can access your University email from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access.

For more on webmail see our

» webmail page

Staff Email

Outlook Web App (OWA) is a secure website that does the same job as your regular desktop email client. With OWA you can access your University email from anywhere in the world as long as you have internet access.

» Log into webmail