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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 […]


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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How to restore Basic HTML View on Gmail

Google's email service Gmail provided you with two different view modes for quite some time. The default view mode that is currently using quite an assortment of technologies, colors, and other features, […]

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How to block Gmail from displaying images in emails by default

Most email providers and programs nowadays do not display images and other data linked to third party servers by default when you open emails on their websites or in email clients. If […]

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How to make sure you do not miss emails in the new Gmail interface

The new Gmail interface that divides emails into different groups such as primary, promotions, social or forums has been up for some time now. If you are using Gmail on the web, […]

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Download Gmail and Google Calendar data from Google Takeout

The Google Takeout service has been created to provide users of Google services with the means to download data to their local system. The service is not covering all Google products, but […]

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A close look at Gmail's new Google Drive integration for attachments

If you are using a web mail service such as Gmail, Outlook or Yahoo Mail, you have probably come up with your own way on how to deal with email attachments. Most […]

Powerbot for Gmail and Dropbox gets a boost

Back in June, when the weather was still warm around these parts, we talked about the integration of Gmail with Evernote -- combining what could be considered the best of web-based email […]

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Old Compose for Chrome restores Gmail's old compose interface

Google back in April 2013 changed the Gmail compose interface in a significant matter. Instead of opening it in its own page on the Gmail website, it now opened as a small […]

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Mozilla Persona gets a boost with Gmail integration

Mozilla Persona on first glance may look like any other single sign-in solution that you find on the Internet, such as those offered by Facebook or Google. On second glance though, it […]

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Center and enlarge Gmail's new compose window

I'm not a fan of Gmail's new compose window that sits down there in the bottom right corner of the window when you hit the compose button. That said, I'm also not […]

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Secure Gmail adds email encryption to Google Mail

With PRISM news losing momentum and shifting to Snowden's whereabouts almost entirely, it is likely that the majority of the world population will have forgotten about it very soon. It is unlikely […]

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Evernote for Chrome gets Gmail integration

Evernote is one of my favorite daily apps, I should begin with that disclaimer. It works everywhere -- mobile and web browsers. With a simple click of Web Clipper browser extension, you can […]

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Google testing ads that resemble emails in Gmail's inbox

It is almost tragic that Google is violating quality guidelines on many of their web properties that it requires webmasters and third parties to uphold to. The latest is a test the […]

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How useful is the new tabbed Gmail inbox?

As you may know already, Google has added a new feature to its Gmail email service that it states will put you back in control of your inbox. The feature will roll […]

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Gmail integrated Google Wallet lets you send money right away to scammers

Email attachments have been limited to files for as long as they have existed. This changes soon with Google's announcement that it will integrate the company's own Google Wallet payment service right […]

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Gmail: Hold down Shift for a larger compose window

Gmail's new compose window is highly controversial. Some users like it as they can now access emails at the same time and in the same browser tab to reference them or re-read […]

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Changing the From address on Gmail

Google for some time now has been testing a new compose window for its Gmail email service. Some days ago, the company switched to the new compose panel on Gmail and while […]

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Switch to Gmail's old compose window

Google is constantly working, tweaking and rearranging its products. Sometimes, the changes are small and go by undetected while at other times, they impact how the majority of users work in a […]

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Gmail's account activity reveals browser details now

Google back in 2008 added a feature to its Gmail email service that displays the recent access history on the Gmail homepage after sign in. Here you'd be presented with a table […]


Connect your Google account to Evernote

I am probably not alone when I say that Evernote has become an indispensable piece of software. The free service works with Windows, Mac and Linux, as well as mobile operating systems, and even […]

Gmail 2.0 for iOS rolls out

I could be mistaken, but I have a feeling that Ghacks readers have a rather distinct Android leaning. However, to be fair, the competition certainly has it's fans, and with good reason. […]

Gmail for Android Moves to 4.2, adds more features

Gmail, along with other Google services, is a core part of the company's Android operating system for phones and tablets. Today the popular email service got a much needed update with a […]

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Gmail: sending large files using Google Drive

Mail servers may reject emails that cross a certain size threshold due to mail attachments that are included in the email. The threshold is usually in the 20 Megabyte region but it […]

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How to make sure Gmail emails never land in spam

Google has spam mostly under control on Gmail, and most users of the email service have to deal with spam only rarely when they use it. You may however run into situations […]



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