Postmaster can send you actual pictures of your incoming mail, every day

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Maybe you’re anticipating getting an important piece of mail, or perhaps you're expecting an influx of Christmas cards during the holiday season, all of which you want to keep an eye on. Either way, the U.S. Postal Service can now send you pictures of mail that’s headed your way. 

You've probably gotten emails before, such as when you're tracking a package. This -- the Informed Delivery system -- is a little different. These are actual pictures of your physical, letter-sized envelope mail, in addition to a list of packages you should expect. Each morning, you receive the images of the envelopes that are on their way to you.

The steps to sign up are simple, and it’s a fairly quick and painless process.

1. Create your account.

2. Verify your identity.

3. Receive notifications.

And truly, it really is that easy.

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