This topic includes the following tasks:

Composing messages

Viewing messages

Replying messages

Forwarding messages

Deleting messages

Composing Messages

To compose a message:

1. Log into the Joomla front-end using a valid username and password. The Login Form page appears.

2. Click the MyInbox link [1], as shown in the following figure:

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The name of the MyInbox link can vary and depends upon the name you have given while creating link to JoomSuite Inbox. For more information, see Creating Links.

3. Click the Compose button [1] in the MyInbox page, as shown in the following figure:

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4. Select a message type from the drop-down menu that appears on clicking the Compose button. The Compose new message page appears.

If no message type has been made available for the current user, then the user is not prompted for selecting message type. The Compose new message page appears directly when user clicks the Compose button. In this case, the default message type is used for composing the message.

5. Enter the title of the message in Subject field and content of the message in the text editor.

6. Enter the name of the main recipient in the To field. You may add CC and BCC fields, if you wish to send a copy of the message to other users. Also, you may set the priority of the message as desired and add attachments, if required. Click the Send button [1], as shown in the following figure:

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You can also compose a message by clicking the ComposeNew link in the Login Form page. This name will depend on the name you specified while creating the link. For more information, see Creating Links.

Viewing Messages

To view a message:

1. Visit your JoomSuite Inbox.

2. Click the message you want to view. The content of the selected message appears:

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Using the buttons displayed in the toolbar of the above image, you can perform several tasks pertaining to the message, such as replying, forwarding, deleting, printing, and converting the message to PDF.

Replying Messages

To reply to a message:

1. Visit your JoomSuite Inbox.

2. Select the check box corresponding to the message you want to reply. Click the Reply button [1], as shown in the following figure:

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3. Type your reply within the editor in the Compose new message page. Click the Send button [1], as shown in the following figure:

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Forwarding Messages

To forward a message:

1. Visit your JoomSuite Inbox.

2. Select the check box corresponding to the message you want to forward. Click the Forward button [1], as shown in the following figure:

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3. Enter the required information in the Compose new message page. Click the Send button [1], as shown in the following figure:

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Deleting Messages

To delete a message

1. Visit your JoomSuite Inbox.

2. Select the check box corresponding to the message you want to delete. Click the Trash button [1], as shown in the following figure:

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The selected message is deleted.