Zoho Mail (https://www.zoho.com/mail) is a web-based email service that offers a clean, minimalist interface, ad-free enviroment and powerful features for both business and personal use. Zoho Mail was created in October, 2008 as part of the Zoho Corporation's online office suite. Now, it is one of the most popular email service providers on the Internet, alongside Gmail, Yahoo and Outlook.
1. Create an account
Zoho Mail provides service for both business and personal accounts. For personal use, Zoho Mail is completely FREE to use. For businesses, you can check out Zoho Mail Pricing page for more details. This article will guide you through the process of creating a free Zoho Mail account for your personal communications.
- Go to Zoho Mail.
- Look to the right, select Personal Email (Business Email is the default option).
- Enter a unique username (Your email address will be email@example.com).
- Choose a password for your account.
- Provide your first and last name.
- Enter your phone number and re-enter it in the next field (for verification purposes).
- Click SIGN UP FOR FREE.
You will receive a verification code via text message to the phone number you provided. Enter the code to verify your account and get started with Zoho Mail.
2. Sign in
- Go to Zoho Mail.
- Click LOG IN at the top right corner of the page.
- Enter your username.
- Type in your password.
- Click Sign In.
Zoho Mail offers an ad-Free, clean, minimalistic and familiar interface. There are no ads displayed in Zoho Mail's web mail interface, ever, even in the free plan. This means total respect for user privacy as your messages are not scanned for keywords to feed you ads. However, freedom from annoying ads is not the only stand out feature in Zoho Mail. It's the wide range of options to organize and categorize your messages. This includes familiar items like folders and labels, flags, automatic filters, as well as one-of-a-kind capabilities, like the thread nesting style conversation view.
Zoho Mail presents a very recognizable interface, which eliminates a new learning process. You can get started and be productive with Zoho Mail as soon as you log in. When it comes to usability, it doesn't get easier than being able to drag and drop items. That is exactly how you can easily attach files while composing messages, apply labels and move messages to folders on Zoho Mail. It is also integrated with Calendar, Tasks, Notes and Contacts apps to improve your productivity and efficiency with a heightened awareness of business activities.
B. Bussiness class feature
Zoho Mail is designed to break the notion that only desktop email clients can provide the powerful features favored by business users. You will find the familiar functionality of desktop email blended perfectly with the convenience and flexibility of browser-based access. This means you get the best of both worlds.
Zoho Mail offers various domain management options for companies. For instance, your company can register a new domain, handle multiple domains and quickly enable mail hosting for those who already have an owned domain.
Your IT administrators will find it a breeze to set up and manage emailing for your business with the extensive control panel interface. Representing the entire back end of your email hosting account, administrators can easily control individual user mailbox quota and privileges, email policies, group email accounts and other such aspects from within this centralized control center. In fact, the control panel interface is so intuitive and granular that even an average computer user can comfortably take charge of email administration activities. Hence, if you are an expert, keeping emailing in your business under control becomes simple.
The task of migrating from your existing email solution is simple without laborious setup, loss of time, or loss of productivity. A self-service migration module is a few clicks away in the control panel. Lightweight software tools are available for Exchange server and Outlook PST migrations. Zoho's support experts will also coordinate with you throughout the process to ensure your switch is smooth. And to top it all up, it will cost you no charge extra for migration assistance.
Zoho's plans for business offer up to 1TB of storage space per user with all the business class features mentioned above plus a lot more. Full details and pricing of all the plans can be found here.
Not just an email hosting service, Zoho Mail is offered as a part of Zoho Workplace - an integrated suite of nine applications. The suite includes all the tools you will ever need to create, collaborate, and communicate while working with your teams at a price you'd pay just for email hosting.
Managing spreedsheets, presentations and text documents is an inevitable part of running any business. That is why Zoho Mail comes bundled with Zoho Docs, a comprehensive online office and document management suite that runs from within a web browser. The sleek and fast Zoho Docs interface makes storing, sharing and collaborating on documents extremely simple. It includes sophisticated web-based editors to create, edit and modify text documents (Zoho Writer), spreadhseets (Zoho Sheet) and presentations (Zoho Show).
The suite also comes with a live group chat feature called Zoho Chat and Zoho Connect, making it a full-fledged private social network just for your organization.
Zoho Mail is not only a webmail that has enough power to match or even surpass some desktop email clients, it is also available as a mobile app for Android and iOS devices. The app includes calendar, contacts and files modules - a complete app suite - making it the suite-est mobile email app out there. This suite-ness combined with subtle yet powerful mobile optimized features such as quick swipe actions, empowers users to do more and be productive on the go.