Contact Us

Boise Post Office Will Email Photos of Your Mail

U.S. Postal Service Proposes Cutting 120,000 JobsWith this new free service, the post office will send black and white pictures of the mail that’s coming to you that day.  It’s been tested in big cities, and the expansion includes the Treasure Valley.

The United States Postal Service says you’ll get black and white images of your actual letter-sized mail pieces emailed to you each morning. Right now it’s just letters, and other larger pieces like catalogs or magazines might come in the future.  The post office will email up to 10 images, and if you have more than 10 pieces of mail you can view those on your USPS.com dashboard, in the same place where you track packages.
Scanning already happens daily as part of the process of delivering our mail, so this extra service is something that is relatively built in to what the post office already does.  We just haven’t had the pics in our inboxes before.
To make sure, I typed in the Boise zip code 83701, and USPS.com said service is available, but we have to type in our individual addresses to make sure Informed Delivery is available at our houses.  Same thing with Eagle, Nampa, Meridian, or Caldwell zip codes, or any others you want to try. It doesn’t work with P.O. Boxes just yet.
If you get the image of the piece of mail in the morning, and that letter somehow disappears after your roommate gets the mail, at least you’ll have proof that it was on the way.  Whaddya think of this idea? Will you use it?

Best of 107.9 Lite FM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://liteonline.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for LITE FM VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive LITE FM VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.