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Use the mail and calendar icons to access your inbox and calendar from within Connections. See when new mail arrives and perform essential tasks, such as composing and replying to mail.
What is Connections Mail?
Connections Mail is a quick way to access your HCL Notes® or Microsoft™ Outlook inbox and calendar from within Connections.
What's new in Connections Mail?
The following table lists features new in Connections Mail, and how to use those features.
Mail Quick Reference
Learn how to do essential tasks in Connections Mail.
Calendar Quick Reference
Learn how to do essential calendar tasks in Connections Mail.
Social features
In addition to essential mail and calendar features, Connections Mail also has several social features that help you work faster and more effectively.
Troubleshooting and more information
For more information about HCL Connections Mail, visit the HCL Support Portal, where you can obtain news, alerts, notifications, and more.
Accessibility features for HCL Connections Mail
Accessibility features help users who have a disability, such as restricted mobility or limited vision, to use information technology products successfully.
The HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in can be integrated into HCL Connections to let users use their inbox and view their calendar in Connections.
Installation overview
Before you install, review the steps that are required to install the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in.
HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in system requirements
Before you install, review the hardware and software requirements.
Accessibility features for HCL Connections Mail
Accessibility features help users who have a disability, such as restricted mobility or limited vision, to use information technology products successfully.
Preparing to install the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in
Before you install the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in, you must ensure that components are installed and that your environment is configured.
Installing the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in
To install the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in, use IBM® Installation Manager, the same program that is used to install HCL Connections. For IBM i, manual installation is required.
Configuring the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in
After installing the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in, you must configure additional options before it is ready to use.
Uninstalling the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in
To uninstall the HCL Connections™ Mail Plug-in, use IBM® Installation Manager. For IBM® i, uninstall manually.