I am just wondering i usually check mine way to much for fear of missing an important message. i need to scale back on it but i need advice and just want to see what others do . thanks
at least a dozen times a day.
Way to much
I will check my email several times a day.
Also, I have an iPhone, and Google supports the Exchange protocol. What that means is that my phone also buzzes every time I get an email without me needed to check it (only on my important accounts. I have way too many email accounts).
I get emails instantly to my phone, and while I’m at work, I have my work email and personal email open. The majority of emails I get on my personal account are retailers and usually don’t open them. I wonder how much time I waste checking pointless emails? I’m sure it is time better spent.
Does it distract from other parts of your life?
I used to check it ALOT, but after realizing not many people write me and most of what I get is spam, I just check a couple times a day.
Yep. Several times a day, as it is one of the primary ways I communicate with other coworkers, too. We are spread all throughout NW Iowa.
I guess it’s more than twice a day for me. My work e-mail is opened all day long and with an Android phone & gmail, you are notified on the phone when new mail arrives.
At every opportunity.