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Often, after reading an email message, you want to reply to the sender or to everyone who got the message. att.net Mail gives you two ways to reply:
Reply lets you respond to the sender only.
Reply All lets you respond to the sender and everyone else who received the message. This includes all email addresses listed in the To box and the Cc box, except your own email address.
Tip: Be sure you select the appropriate reply option. You can’t stop the delivery of a message once you click the Send button.
Open the email message. (Remind me how.)
Click the arrow on the Reply button, then select Reply to reply to the sender only or Reply All to reply to all recipients of the email message.
Tip: To reply to the sender only, you can also click the Reply button and not the arrow.
The Compose page opens and automatically fills in the address boxes with the email addresses of the recipients from the original message, the Subject box with the subject from the original message preceded by "Re" (which means "regarding" or "in regards to"), and the text box with the text from the original message.
Tip: When you compose a reply, you can add or remove email addresses from the address boxes or change the subject. Generally, it's a good idea to leave the subject the same, so the recipients recognize it when they receive your reply.
Type your reply in the text box under the formatting tools.
Tip: You can’t block att.net Mail from including the text of the original message in your reply. However, because all of the text, including the original text, is editable, you can type your reply anywhere in the text box. You can even delete some or all of the original message. If you type your reply within the original message, it's a good idea to highlight your response by using a different color or font from the original text. That way the recipients can tell the difference between the original text and your reply. (Rich text must be on—as it is by default—to add color to your text.)
Click the Send button when you’re ready to send your email message.
att.net Mail displays a confirmation window letting your know that your reply was sent to the addresses listed in the address boxes.
Add your recipient’s email address to your Yahoo! Contacts if it isn’t already there. The Composing and Sending Email Messages tutorial tells you more about this.
Return to the mail folder containing the original message by clicking the folder name just under the Original Message label.
Move the original message from its current folder to a different folder by selecting the folder from the pull-down list, then clicking the OK button.
Move the original message to your Trash folder by clicking the Delete Message link.
View the previous message by clicking the Previous link.
Return to the original message by clicking the Back to Message link.
View the next message by clicking the Next link