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Cox Email Settings

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Learn about the different settings available within Cox Email.

After signing in, click the Settings icon on the upper right, and then click Settings. The following areas offer customization options for Cox Email users.

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Basic Settings 

Refer to the table below for details about Basic Settings.

Note: Some settings require a page reload to take effect.

Setting Description
Language Choose your language.
Time zone Select your time zone.
Refresh Interval Customize how frequently new messages are retrieved from the server.
Theme Customize the display.
Default app after sign in Set the default page that opens after signing in to Cox Email.
Automatic sign out Enable or disable automatic logging out.
Automatic opening of notification area Select how notifications display.
My Profile... Edit your Cox Email profile information. Click Save or Discard to exit.
Change password... Redirects to My Account to change password.

Accounts 

Add external accounts by clicking Add account or change Cox Email display name by clicking Edit. After adding the external account, can add, edit, or delete settings related to your external email addresses synced with your Cox Email Inbox here.

Inbox 

Refer to the table below for details about the Inbox settings.

Setting Description Options
Common Choose how these standard email options help you manage your Inbox.
  • Permanently remove deleted emails
  • Automatically collect contacts in the folder "Collected addresses" while sending
  • Automatically collect contacts in the folder "Collected addresses" while reading
  • Used fixed-width font for text emails
  • Default sender address
  • Auto-save email drafts
Compose Select options for composing new email.
  • Append vCard
  • Insert the original email text to a reply
Forward emails as Choose how to forward email.
  • Inline
  • Attachment
Format emails as Choose how email displays in the reading pane and additional compose email options.
  • HTML
  • Plain text
  • HTML and plain text
  • Default sender address
  • Auto-save email drafts
  • Always add the following recipient to blind carbon copy (BCC)
Display Customize how your emails will display in the application.
  • Allow html formatted emails
  • Allow pre-loading of externallly linked images
  • Display emoticons as graphics in text emails
  • Color quoted lines
  • Show requests for read receipts
  • Change IMAP subscriptions


Vacation Notice

A vacation message can be set to automatically reply to incoming emails. Set up message rules and customize the following settings.

  • Create a vacation message
  • Select from the following message rules
    • Do not activate vacation message
    • Reply every time
    • Reply every time and append original message
    • Reply once to each sender

Auto Forward 

You can enter email addresses and customize rules for mail forwarding with the following settings.

  • Disable forwarding
  • Forward and keep a copy
  • Forward, then discard

Filter Rules 

You can create, edit, and delete rules for incoming emails.

Blocked Senders 

Add any number of email addresses or domains to prevent them from sending you email, or add exceptions to the allowed list.

  • Select policies to allow email from all senders and domains or block and allow email based on the blocked and allowed lists
  • Delete blocked messages
  • Place blocked messages in a folder

Signatures 

Personalize your outgoing mail signature.

  • Add a new signature
  • Choose default for new messages and replies or forwards
  • Edit existing signatures
  • Delete existing signatures

Spam Settings 

Set preferences for Spam messages.

  • Mark as Spam and deliver to Inbox
  • Put in Spam folder
  • Delete Spam without delivering

Contacts 

You can change the format of how names display in your contact list from the Contacts tab.

Display of names has the following options.

  • Language-specific default
  • First name Last name
  • Last name, First Name

Link postal addresses with map service has the following options.

  • Google Maps
  • Open Street Map
  • No link

Calendar 

Refer to the table below for details about Calendar settings.

Setting Description Options
Time Adjust preferences for calendar time display options.
  • Time scale in minutes
  • Start of working time
  • End of working time
  • Show declined appointments
New appointment Customize appointments options.
  • Default reminder
  • Mark all day appointment as free
Email notifications Customize notifications options.
  • Receive notification for appointment changes
  • Receive notification as appointment creator when participants accept or decline
  • Receive notification as appointment participant when other participants accept or decline
  • Automatically delete the invitation email after the appointment has been accepted or declined

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