Everyone loves Google (at least I think so), and what happens if you add all the best Google has in an email account? You have a large email account called Googlemail or, in simple words, Gmail. Gmail was launched for the first time on March 31, 2004. At its launch, Gmail was running in beta mode and can only have an account if it has an invitation from an existing user. I was invited by a friend and I'm still rolling the ball. I received 50 invitations when I have my account and I left them in a very quick succession. These days it's free and anyone can have it in quick and easy steps like 1, 2, 3. Gmail was the first to provide 1 GB of free email space, at that time both Hotmail and Yahoo were offering 10 MB or more for free accounts Gmail It has some really cool features and one should know everything to enjoy Gmail in the best way. I will do my best to explain the best I can about Gmail from my personal experience and I hope this article can help you use Gmail more efficiently.
Gmail – features:
I have been using Gmail for more than 4 years and I am definitely in love with it. I used to have several accounts in Yahoo Y Hotmail before changing them to Gmail and believe it or not, I never came back. Why? Because Gmail has some great features that make me fall in love. Some of the functions that I like the most are spam, the fast, clear and easy-to-use interface, the built-in chat, the built-in spell checker and the automatic draft saving. Gmail got excellent spam coverage and I just receive unwanted emails in my inbox. Gmail uses dynamic AJAX content for quick updates. I have listed some features and their use in detail below.
Gmail – Tags
First let's take a look at the Gmail labels. Tags are used to classify an email. It's a kind of subset of folders, that means that the tags have everything a web-based folder can have, plus it also has something special. You can assign your own defined tags either manually or by filters (to see how the filter works, click on Link3 below). When you have assigned labels, you can see them on the left side of Gmail under the default Gmail links in the labels column, and when you click on a specific label, Gmail shows the emails below that label.
If you have ever experimented with managing emails in a folder, I knew that the email can only be in one folder at a time. So what can you do if you want an email to be placed in two or more folders? Gmail has a solution for that, let's say you have two labels, one is "college roommates" and another is "coworkers", now you get an email from someone who is your co-worker, as well as your college roommate , then you can assign both tags in the same email and access that particular email in each of those tags.
At this time, you may not find it very useful and existing, but in the long term you will see how this could be useful, especially if it involves a lot of emails.
Gmail – Filters
The filters are one of the best and one of my favorite features offered by Gmail. If you configure the filters correctly, they can provide real ease in managing email. Filters help you save time and space when it comes to unwanted emails in your inbox and introduce you to the multifunctionality of Gmail. For more details about the Filters function, click link3 down.
Gmail – Talk
Gmail gives you a more important function that is to chat with your friends using Gmail. Now Google announced that Gmail chat will work with the AOL AIM chat service. So now Gmail users can log in to their AIM accounts through Gmail chat. Gmail chat allows you to send a message, even when the contact is offline and those messages will appear in your inbox as a message. You can get online / offline at any time with a single click. Your AIM contacts get an AIM icon in the chat window so you can distinguish between Gmail friends and AIM friends.
Gmail – Keyboard shortcuts
Personally, I love working with shortcut keys, whether I'm working on my design work (Photoshop, flash, etc.) or just doing a simple operating system job, I like doing it with shortcut keys. Undoubtedly, shortcut keys increase user efficiency and increase productivity by saving a lot of time that you have to spend doing the same things manually.
Gmail has that amazing feature of keyboard shortcuts, so it works first you must enable it. Click on the Settings link in the top right of the web page, the General tab will open. Find the keyboard shortcuts and then click on the keyboard shortcuts on the radio button. Now keyboard shortcuts are enabled and you can use them instantly. For more details on keyboard shortcuts, click here.
Gmail – Forwarding and POP / IMAP
This option is for those who wish to forward their emails from Gmail to another system, such as Yahoo or Hotmail or even to another Gmail account. To resend your email, look for the Forwarding section and click on the radio button next to "Forward a copy of incoming mail. To "Be sure to add the email address to which you want the email to be forwarded," then you must decide if I would like to save a copy to your Gmail system or delete it from Gmail. Once you have made your selection, click on "Save Changes" and that's it.
If you want to download your emails from Google with Outlook or Thunderbird, you must enable POP. Select Enable POP for all emails or simply Enable POP for all emails from now on. Then, you must decide whether you want to keep a copy on your Gmail system or delete them from Gmail. You can find detailed instructions on how to configure your email client (such as Outlook or Thunderbird) by clicking on "Configuration Instructions" and selecting which email client you have. Once you have made your selection, click on "Save Changes" and you will be finished.
The Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) is one of the most frequent Internet standard protocols for email recovery. All modern email clients and mail servers support this protocol as a means to transfer email messages from a server. To enable an IMAP connection, you need to enable IMAP. You can find detailed instructions on how to configure your email client (such as Outlook or Thunderbird) by clicking on "Configuration Instructions" and selecting which email client you have. Once you have made your selection, click on "Save Changes" and you will be finished.
Gmail – Web Clips
Web clips are a summary of a line of personalized RSS feeds. You can use one or more of the RSS information that Google has in your small directory. You can choose your favorite things from the categories available in the lower left. The available categories are.
What happens if you want to add your own RSS feeds? Simply type your RSS feed in the text box and click on Search. Click on "Add" and now, when you return to your normal Gmail pages, you will see at the top the latest news from the site or the sites you have set up, including my Hub page.
Gmail – Laboratories
The Gmail labs are a place where you can find great little extras. Few of them are created by Google engineers and few created by the popular demand of Gmail users. These characteristics are experimental; They are here because they are not ready for the right release at this time. For that reason, any of the functions can be changed, stop working or simply disappear from the lab at any time. If you are using any of the functions listed here and for some reason it does not work, you may have trouble loading your inbox. According to Google's advice, there is an escape hatch that you can see when you go to the lab page.
Gmail – Themes
The theme is the color scheme. You can choose between any given theme or you can even create your own theme. Go ahead and try this, it's quite simple and can make Gmail look better instantly.
That's all for now, but this is not the end. It's always fun to explore new features and things that Gmail offers. Stay in touch in the near future, I will give you some tips, tricks and very useful optimization for Gmail, meanwhile, you can check my existing articles. Profile.
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