Google has been scanning your emails so as to serve you targeted ads. Here is how you can opt out of the system and stop Gmail from showing you targeted ads.
While sending emails, there are many ways to secure your mail. docTrackr can encrypt and secure your PDF files when sending it through Gmail.
Do you know that Gmail comes with a full blown task list function? In this post, I will show you how to make use of the to-do list feature in Gmail.
Gmail, in general, is very secure, but doesn’t mean your account won’t get hacked. Here are some ways to protect recover a hacked Gmail account.
Google has decided that all Google+ members should be able to email each other. If you’re not keen on every Google Plus user emailing you, take control now.
By default, Google has decided to make it so that Gmail will always display external images in your email. If you don’t like this, here’s how to disable it.
Gmail allows you to filter and automate the organization of your incoming emails. Here are 5 Google scripts that you can use to further automate your Gmail.
Gmail filters is a good way for you to organize your inbox without you doing the manual work. Here are a few ways that you can make good use of Gmail fliters.
Gmail is great, but it definitely can be better. Being able to send messages at a later date, send self-destructing messages, tracking attachments and more options would make Gmail the perfect email service. That’s where mxHero Toolbox comes in handy for Gmail users.
Every once in a while, you just can’t seem to find the email you’re looking for. For most users, the emails are lost because they’re deleted or filtered into a Spam or Trash folder. We’ll show you how to find lost emails in Gmail.
If you are really concern about the privacy of your email, you should really consider encrypt your Gmail message so even Google can’t view it.
When you look at an email, all you usually see is the message body, subject line, sender, and recipient. When you dig into the header, you see a large amount of enigmatic text that can be very confusing. Learn how to decipher the email headers and prevent yourself from falling into trouble.
We’re always looking for ways to better manage Gmail, whether it’s using Gmail offline or automatically backing up your Gmail attachments to the cloud. If you use Firefox, you can take advantage of Gmail panel to manage your e-mail account in a single panel.
Gmail comes with 15GB of storage space free of charge, but while you might think that will last you forever, as soon as you start to receive attachments, this space is very quickly eaten into. By using Attachments.me you can automatically back up your Gmail attachments so you are protected in case emails are accidentally deleted, or you need to free up a little space.
While you are busy working on your computer, it can be a hassle for you to reply to a lot of SMS texts from your phone. With Gtext for Google Chrome, you can now send and receive SMS texts from the Gmail window.
Google has recently introduced the new tabbed inbox in Gmail which will auto-sort your emails into various tabs and help you to be more productive. This new tabbed inbox interface is not activated by default. This article will show you how you can activate and configure the tabbed inbox in Gmail.
What do you do when you receive a document that need to be signed? You will have to print it out, sign it and rescan it before you can send it back. HelloSign allows you to sign a document sent to your Gmail address and sign it from there.
If you want to embed Youtube in email rather than just pasting a link, this guide will show you how to attractively embed a YouTube video into Gmail.
By default, when you are composing an email in Gmail, it will popup a compose window at the right bottom corner of the window. A quick trick is to press “Shift” while clicking the Compose button. This will open a bigger Compose area in its own window.
How many times have you deleted an email just to realize that it had an important file attached that you couldn’t get back? In cases like these, you should be using a service like Openera to auto-file Gmail documents and images to the cloud to be sure you don’t lose anything important.
Later this year a new Google chat service will be introduced. More and more details are beginning to emerge about the service, but do we need more chatting?
With Google being a rival to Microsoft, it is no surprise that Google products are not integrated into the Windows 8 release. Here are a few ways to integrate Google apps into Windows 8.
Most email clients render your emails in HTML mode by default, but there are times when you just want to read the emails in plain text. Here are the ways to read emails in plain text in different email clients.
How do you find important email messages in your Gmail account? You probably use a filter/label combo or maybe you simply use the Gmail search bar. However, you may also want to browse Gmail messages by icon, since pictures are so much more appealing.
Gmail allows its users to upload files from Google Drive but what if you are using other cloud storage service? Here is how you can easily attach files from multiple cloud storage services including Dropbox, Box, Picasa, etc to Gmail.
If you are looking for an easy way to master Gmail, here is a good way for you to master the keyboard shortcuts for Gmail.
Evernote is one of the most popular notetaking services that is available on almost every platform. If you are a Gmail user as well, here is a simple and easy way to transfer messages from Gmail to Evernote.
Have you ever wanted to know whether an email you sent from Gmail was read and/or if a link inside of an email you sent was ever clicked? The Bananatag application helps to track Gmail messages to get these answers.
Are you looking for an easy way to share your screen with one or more people? Screenleap is sure to come in handy as it lets you share your screen instantly from within your Gmail or Google Apps email account.
Is your Inbox full of email subscriptions and newsletters from various brands and services? Are you looking for an easy way to get rid of the subscriptions you don’t want? Here is a quick solution that can help you easily unsubscribe from email newsletters that you’re not interested in and rollup all your remaining subscriptions to a single digest.
Google is no longer providing free Google Apps plans. If you are looking for alternative apps to host your domain’s email, Outlook.com is the one to go for. Read on to find out how to use Outlook.com to host your email for your domain.
If you’re a frequent Evernote user, you can now send single emails or entire email threads in Gmail to your Evernote account and save it into a specified notebook, and insert notes from within Gmail and send as a link to the recipient. Here’s how it works.
Learn how to snooze your Gmail messages via a Google Chrome extension. Snooze Your Email for Gmail will keep an email as unread until a specified day and time.
Learn how to delegate access to your Gmail to another person so that they can read, send, and delete messages on your behalf
We often feel that the Gmail for Android app is not as good as the desktop Gmail, but if you dig deep enough, you will find plenty of hidden features that can make it as good as the desktop version. And here are 3 hidden features of Gmail for Android that you ought to know.
Gmail for Android might be the best email app, but it is lacking some features found in the web app. Now you can restore these missing features with 4 addons.
Sharing web content is something any avid web user does, usually through social networks. Share This Page is a Firefox add-on that allows you to share a URL privately to your contacts in Twitter, Facebook and Gmail. This is great for those instances where you find a link that you only want to share with a specific person and not necessarily to all your friends or followers.
Gmail is one service that has exploded over the last few years, particularly because it is free, simple to use and the flexible features it has for power users. Little do Gmail’s users know that the service has some features that could ultimately improve your experience significantly. Let’s have a look at a few of those!
Regardless which email client you use, the process of checking and reading your emails is the same. You read one email, either reply, delete or marked as unread and proceed to the next email. What if you can now turn your emails into a big to-do list and change the usual way to deal with your emails?
Most free web services rely on ads to support their sites, and email is not an exception. As much as we love free email service, sometimes ads can be a minor nuisance. If you’re always distracted with advertisements in Gmail, or just want to get rid of the visual noise, this handy Firefox add-on can help with that.
Everyone like customization, whether they realize it or not. If someone spends any amount of time in any specific place, they like to make it their own. For instance, if you work in an office, look around at the different desks or cubicles around you. Each one, to an extent, has been modified to suit […]
Going on holidays where there is limited Internet access is a tough decision especially for those who are always connected to the Internet. If you are an Internet geek and never turn off your computer, it will be a hard work to go anywhere without your computer. But if it is necessary to go without […]
If you are using the latest Gmail app on your Android phone, you will know that it comes with one limitation: it doesn’t allow you to download and view zip attachment. For emails with any other form of attachment, such as image files, word documents etc, you can easily view/save them to your phone. However, […]
Apple doesn’t always play well with others, and when it comes to the mobile operating system iOS, it can be even worse. Their relationship, or lack thereof, with Adobe and their flash video is well documented. Another entity that doesn’t get along with the system is GMail. It works, but it’s hindered in some ways […]
The release of the new Gmail interface went live in late April 2012 so you may have observed some changes when you logged into your dashboard for the first time. While the function of Gmail remains, the new additions to the interface make it more user friendly with lots of customizing options which are great for […]
Social media is an essential part of every business marketing strategy and it’s growing in popularity everyday. Regardless of why you use social media, having it a click away can help you keep tabs on what’s going on in your social circles at a glance. Here’s how you can create social shortcuts on your Windows desktop.
I have used the Mac version of Sparrow for close to a year now, but I’ve always found something missing with the application. That missing link was the lack of a mobile version of Sparrow, I couldn’t use it on the go or on the commute to classes. However, this changed in the beginning of […]
Have you ever come across a situation where you need to send an email at a particular time but you are not available to compose/send that email at that time? If that is so, you will need a scheduling tool that can help you to send your email at a later time. RightInbox is an […]
Email has changed dramatically over the years. What was once a single program on your computer that occasionally shouted “You’ve got mail” is now on the web, on your smartphone, and probably with you wherever you go. As easy as it is to dismiss the past necessity for having a standalone email client, there are […]
Gmail’s offering is one of the best available. Its simplicity coupled with its minimal interface make it a favorite amongst geeks and newbies alike. However, users need not feel constrained by Gmail’s simplistic interface as they can easily enable enhanced features provided by Google through “Google Labs” or from third-party sources through “Gadgets“. In this […]