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Tracking packages directly from Mail in iOS

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Thursday, July 7, 2011
Tips Categories: iPad, iPhone, iPod,

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If you’ve ordered something online, odds are you’ll get a shipment notification via email—and that means it’s likely to show up in Mail on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Luckily, Apple’s latest versions of iOS can automatically parse UPS and FedEx tracking numbers, giving you fast access to the whereabouts of your latest arrival. To take advantage of this feature, simply find the tracking number in the email, and tap and hold until an option to Track Shipment appears, and tap on that to be taken to the courier’s tracking page. It’s a lot easier for the anxious than trying to copy and paste the number every time. Trust us.

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1

Very cool, never would’ve known this otherwise (these daily tips are great, keep ‘em coming!)

Posted by rockmyplimsoul on July 7, 2011 at 4:53 PM (CDT)

2

I did not know this.  Nice tip!

Posted by hardcle on July 7, 2011 at 8:30 PM (CDT)

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