Tip: How to request a read receipt from recipients

It is possible to request a read receipt from the recipients of your emails. With the help of a read receipt, the recipient can confirm that he/she has read the email that you sent to the person.

The tip below show how to enable the read receipt setting in MultiMailer and how to request a read receipt for an individual email document.
How to enable the read receipt setting in MultiMailer:
Before you can request read receipts for emails, you must activate the setting for this. The tip below describes how to do it.

1. Start MultiMailer.

2. Select the menu option Options - Options in MultiMailer.

3. On the General tab of the Options dialog box, click on the Receipt button.

4. In the dialog box that appears, check the Show option to ask for a read receipt for an e-mail message option.

5. Click OK to save the setting.

6. Click OK again.

Now the priority function in MultiMailer has been activated. You can see this in the editor by looking at the upper right part of editor window (to the right of the Subject text box). There should now be a combo box named Priority:

Read Receipt
How to request a read receipt from e-mail receivers:
The tip below describes how to request a read receipt for an e-mail message.

1. Start MultiMailer (if it is not already running).

2. Select or create a newsletter and open the correct mailing list.

3. Request a read receipt by changing the setting from No to Yes in the Receipt combo box:

Read Receipt - Yes or No

4. If everything is ready for e-mail delivery, you can now start the e-mail deliverey wizard in MultiMailer (for example by pressing F6).

5. Step through to the wizard until you reach the last step in the wizard. If you have chosen Yes at Receipt, it should be clearly visible there. See the picture below:

E-mail deliverey wizard

If there is no text about read receipts there, then the read receipt setting is set to No (no read receipt will be requested).

6. Now start the mailing.

If MultiMailer has been set to request read receipts from the recipients of your emails, the recipients' email programs will alert readers to this and ask for a read receipt. Exactly what it looks like varies from email client to email client.
Note that the next time you start MultiMailer, the read receipt setting will always be set to No. The same applies if you choose a new newsletter or open an existing newsletter. This is to avoid sending out e-mails where requesting read receipts is turned on by mistake.
See also  
How to set priority for emails in MultiMailer
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