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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 […]