Gmail

Also known as Google Mail, Gmail is one of the most popular email services, offering free and paid options. If you’re like news and updates about the this product and the various platform applications, make sure you follow this category on our site.

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Custom statuses now live on Google Chat for mobile devices

There has been a lot of back and forth with Google Chat, as it is replacing Google Hangouts despite having much fewer features. Google seems to be addressing this by releasing new […]

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Google launches the "New Gmail" for everyone: here is how you enable or disable it

Last year, Google revealed plans to turn Gmail, the company's popular email service, into a communication and work powerhouse by introducing chat, video calls and Google Docs functionality. Today's announcement on the […]

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How to free up space on Gmail quickly

Customers who use Google's email service Gmail do get 15 Gigabytes of storage; that is a lot of space, but it is shared between multiple Google services including Gmail, Google Photos, and […]

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What is the best way to bulk delete or archive Gmail emails?

I'm using several work and home Gmail accounts, and manage them using Thunderbird for the most part. I started to use the Gmail application on my Pixel 3a device recently for a […]

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How to hide Google Meet on Gmail's web interface

Companies like Microsoft and Google use their popular products to push new products regularly. Microsoft promotes the new Edge browser in Windows, and Google has a track record of pushing its Chrome […]

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Gmail gets a new forward emails as attachment option

Google is rolling out a new feature on Gmail that enables the forwarding of emails as attachments in the email service. Gmail users who use the web interface currently can forward individual […]

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Gmail tracks all your purchases, it is difficult to delete them and impossible to stop

Google uses its email service Gmail to track purchases that customers of the company made, even on third-party websites like Amazon. Gmail scans emails for receipts and collects these automatically.  The purchases […]

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How to schedule emails on Gmail

Google revealed a new Gmail feature several weeks ago that would allow customers to schedule the sending of emails when using Gmail. The company used a staged rollout for the new feature; […]

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Google finally making Gmail's right-click menu more useful

Google announced recently that an update of Gmail's right-click menu functionality will land in February 2019. Gmail's right-click menu is not particularly useful at this point in time as it provides only […]

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How to turn off Gmail's Smart Reply feature

Smart Reply is a feature on Gmail that uses algorithms and machine learning to suggest replies to emails to users of the service. The main idea behind it is to speed up […]

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Chrome's Gmail Offline extension gets the axe

Google revealed last week that the rather popular Gmail Offline extension for the Chrome web browser will be discontinued. The extension enables offline access for Gmail emails in the Chrome web browser. […]

Google terminates Google Inbox service

Google Gmail product manager Matthew Izatt revealed today on the official The Keyword blog of the company that Google Inbox is being retired in 2019. Google launched Inbox in 2014 as an […]

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The Gmail Web Interface and Contacts

Google removed the direct Contacts link on Gmail when it launched the new Gmail interface some time ago. Users of the classic Gmail interface could still open contacts from the main menu; […]

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Third-parties may read your Google Mail emails if you allow it

Third-party developers may access emails on Gmail if users give them access to the data, that's the main takeaway from a new Wall Street Journal story (which I don't link to because […]

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Add domain and icon to Gmail's email listings

Gmail Sender Icons is a browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that adds domain information and icons to Gmail's email listings. Gmail does not display any information about the sender […]

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Configure Gmail offline mail

Gmail users who wanted to access emails offline had two options up until now. They could use a third-party client like Thunderbird for that to gain offline access, or use a browser […]

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How secure or private is Gmail's new confidential mode?

Google launched a redesign of the Gmail web interface last month. The the focus of the update was to bring the interface in line with other Google products. While the update was […]

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What I like and don't like about the new Gmail interface

Google started the rollout of the new Gmail interface yesterday. While the company stated that users would be able to try it out as early as yesterday, it appears that the new […]

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Try the new Gmail interface right now

It seems like it has been ages since Google rolled out any interface changes to the web version of its popular email service Gmail. The company created a new service, Google Inbox, […]

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Google won't read Gmail emails anymore for advertisement

According to a new blog post on Google's blog, Google will soon stop scanning emails on its Gmail email service for advertisement purposes. Gmail scans user emails on Gmail for a variety […]

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Google launches new Gmail security features

Google announced a bundle of new security features or improvements for its Gmail email service that are being rolled out currently. Three of the four new features are available exclusively to Google […]

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Gmail Script to unsubscribe from mailing lists and newsletters

Gmail Unsubscribe is an open source script for Gmail to unsubscribe from mailing lists and newsletters semi-automatically. If you are not careful about who you share your email address with, chance is […]

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What to do if Gmail attachments are not downloaded correctly

The following guide provides you with instructions on how to restore Gmail email attachments that are not properly downloaded to your devices. Mike, the Linux guy here on Ghacks, sends his articles […]

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Beware: new sophisticated Gmail phishing attacks

Researchers have discovered a new phishing attack that is currently underway that is targeting Google Gmail accounts in a sophisticated way. What's interesting about this specific attack is that it uses a […]

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Gmail: question marks for unauthenticated senders

Google announced back in February 2016 that it planned to improve Gmail security by adding new security indicators to the service. One of the improvements was the introduction of a new red […]

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Gmail's new security indicators

Google added two new security indicators to its email service Gmail which reveal TLS encryption support and whether the sender could be authenticated. Many popular email services, including Gmail, support TLS (Transport […]

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Gmail Search to inform you about matches in spam

Google is rolling out a feature currently to Gmail on the web that changes how search works on the service. To sum it up, search takes into account matches found in spam […]

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Google adds easier blocking option to Gmail

Gmail is without doubt one of the better platforms when it comes to automatic spam detection and prevention. While that is the case, there are still situations where spam may slip through […]

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How to undo the sending of emails on Gmail

Emails are sent automatically if you hit the send button after composing them normally. Once it is out, there is no way to undo the sending which may be problematic at times. […]

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How to create email filters on Gmail

Filters are a great tool to process emails automatically on Gmail. You can create filters to apply labels to filters automatically, prevent that it ever lands in spam, or forward emails automatically. […]

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Progress: Gmail users can attach Google Drive files, not links, in emails now

Email is without doubt not the best format when it comes to file transfers. While it works great for small files, mail server limitations prevent it from being useful for larger files. […]

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Find out if your Gmail password was stolen

Update: From what has been gathered so far, it appears as if this is not a new hack, and that the list may have been created from different sources. Google has posted […]

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How to free up space on Gmail if you are running low

For many Internet users, email is still the number one method of communicating with others. While on-the-go users may have switched to messaging and video chat, email is playing a big part […]

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GMail starts to block less secure apps: how to enable access again

Gmail users can access their account on the official website or by using first-party or third-party apps and services instead. A first party app is for instance Google's official Gmail app for […]

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MailTrack for Chrome tracks if Gmail emails are read: here is how it works

MailTrack is a free browser extension for the Chrome web browser that tracks if recipients have read email messages that you sent using Google's email service Gmail. The Chrome extension is available […]

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How to upload select Gmail attachments automatically to cloud storage

It can be quite beneficial to move select Gmail email attachments directly to a cloud storage provider such as Google Drive, Dropbox or Microsoft's OneDrive. The reason is simple: usually, you get […]

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Unsubscribing has become a tad easier on Gmail

Newsletters, periodical social networking updates, information about new posts, and other automated messages that you receive regularly are either welcome information or something that you tend to ignore. I do not use […]

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Can Streak really track if Gmail emails are read?

The service Streak has been making the rounds lately. It is more or less an addon for Gmail that improves Google's mail service significantly in many ways. You can create so called […]

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How to block people on Google+ from emailing you

One of Google's primary goals, besides knowing more about you than your better half, is to integrate the company's Google+ service into its other services. Since Google+ is not as popular as […]

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How to block images from being shown automatically on Gmail for Android

Most email clients come with settings that allow you to define whether you want images to be displayed directly when you open emails, or not. While it is sure more comfortable if […]


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