We are daily going through a number of viruses, spyware, and malicious software. They are widely circulating on the internet, and without our notice, they can harm our PC as well as our privacy.
When it comes to emails the security threat is very high. Daily we are getting anonymous and spam emails. To get rid of this opening email in plain text format is safe. While most email clients are capable of handling email in HTML format. The below steps are helpful to open your emails in text format.
In Gmail, there isn’t a special button for you to view your message in plain text. You can click the down button beside “Reply” and select “Message text garbled?”. This will open a new window and display the email content in plain text.
Open Thunderbird. Click the “View” menu. Select “Message Body As” and choose “Plain Text.”
To read email plain text version in Outlook 2003, go to “Tools -> Options -> Preferences”. In the E-mail, click on E-mail Option. In the Message area, select the “Read all standard mail in plain text” check box.
For Outlook 2007, go to “Tools -> Trust Center -> E-mail Security”. Under Read as Plain Text, select the “Read all standard mail in plain text” check box.
Launch Outlook. Click on the “File” menu and select “Options.” Select “Trust Center” and choose the “Trust Center Settings” tab. Select “E-mail Security” and check the box next to “Read all standard mail in plain text” under “Read as Plain Text.”
In the new Outlook.com, there is no way for you to view email in plain text. The only available way is via the “View Source” option.In your email, click the “Actions” link and select “View message source.”
Nowadays almost all emails are coming with HTML attachments for the better look. Try to avoid HTML containing emails for better security and privacy. The above steps will help you to skip the HTML part while reading your email.
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