Gmail is a free, advertising -supported email service developed by Google. It is the most popular email service in the world. As of July 2017, Gmail has 1.2 billion active users worldwide, and was the first app on the Google Play Store to hit one billion installations on Android devices. Gmail has a host of hidden features and tricks that takes managing, organizing, and sending your messages to the next level.
Here are some Tips and Tricks of Gmail :
Undo a Sent Message :
Go to settings > General tab and click on ‘Enable Undo Send’. You will get between 5 and 30 seconds(You set the time limit) to stop an email being sent after you send it. To cancel the email during this time, click the Undo button that appears in the yellow banner after you press Send.
Block Users :
Someone is annoying you by sending emails? Block them. From an email they’ve sent you, click the drop-down button next to the reply arrow and then choose “Block [name]”. That’s It !
Mute Email Threads :
Gmail lets you mute notifications for new emails in the thread. Simply click the More (down arrow) button in the top toolbar and select Mute.
Use Google Drive To send Large Attachments :
Gmail has a 25MB attachment limit. If you want to send file larger than 25MB. Simply upload it on google drive. Then in your gmail click on compose and insert file using drive.
Organize your emails with labels :
Labels are like folders, but you can add more than one label to a message. To add a label to an email, select the email, then click Labels. The label will be shown next to the email.
Check gmail labs for new feature :
Gmail Labs is where Gmail tests features before making them a permanent part of Gmail.
Settings > Lab.
Use Multiple Gmail Accounts at once :
If you use more than one gmail account, you can open your multiple accounts at once.
Click your profile icon then add account at left bottom.
Use Hangout Form Within Gmail :
To use Hangouts, click the Hangouts icon (it looks like a quotation mark) in the lower left corner of your inbox. Click the name of the person you want to invite to the Hangout. A Hangout dialog box appears on the right side of your inbox.
Save Time With Canned Response :
Are you tired of answering the same questions over and over through email?Not only is repeating yourself annoying, it also wastes time. Gmail has a solution to this problem with the Canned Responses feature. Canned Responses allows you to save and re-use any email you send as a Canned Response, which works like an email template.Enable the Canned Responses option from the Gmail Labs screen.
Gmail Trick to See More Messages :
You can see 50 messages at first page but you can increase the number of visible messages in your inbox to 100. To do this go to Settings > General > Maximum page size.
Learn to use gmail search operators :
Gmail has over 20 search operators that can be used to find messages or create filters.
Learn How to use gmail search operator. click here.
Add gmail signature :
Go to settings and scroll toward the bottom of the page until you find the signature area.Add your signature(your name,contact number etc). you can insert image also.
Gmail Shortcuts keys :
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