By itself, e-mail is very convenient, as we wrote in our article E-mail. To make its use as much as possible functional allows you to bind the phone to your account.
This will allow both to receive SMS notifications about new messages, and quickly restore the password in case it is lost. At the same time, you can attach the phone to the mail in just a few minutes.
Mail.ru is one of the best e-mail services that allows you to bind a mobile phone number to a box. This operation is carried out here as follows:
Now this phone number will be used to restore access to the mailbox. Setting the same SMS notifications about the incoming mail is done like this:
You can also configure the filter (rules). This can be the restriction of sending SMS at night, their frequency and / or list of folders about new letters in which notifications will be sent.