Tag Archive: Gmail


How to Use Gmail in Basic HTML Mode

The Gmail web email client is very fancy, but some Gmail users may wish to use the much more simplified Basic HTML mode for Gmail. Basic HTML Gmail strips away the fancy actions, features, and functions as well as JavaScript from the default Gmail web view, turning Gmail.com into a much more simplified webmail experience. … Read More

How to Mark Email as Unread or Read in Gmail for iPad, iPhone, & Web

Want to know how to mark an email as read or unread in Gmail? It’s very simple, but it’s also pretty easy to overlook how to mark messages as read or mark as unread too, so if you haven’t figured out how to do it yet don’t feel too bad. It turns out that marking … Read More

How to Mark Email as Unread or Read in Gmail for iPad, iPhone, & Web

Want to know how to mark an email as read or unread in Gmail? It’s very simple, but it’s also pretty easy to overlook how to mark messages as read or mark as unread too, so if you haven’t figured out how to do it yet don’t feel too bad. It turns out that marking … Read More

How to Change Gmail Back to Old Versions Appearance

If you use Gmail.com as your primary web mail client, you likely have noticed that Gmail has a new redesigned visual interface and appearance that is larger, more spacious, a bigger sidebar, and more bold appearance all around, with a series of new cursor hover detection features as well. Many Gmail users like the change … Read More

How to Set an Automatic Vacation Responder in Gmail

If you’re a Gmail user and you’re going to be away from email, on vacation, or out of the office for a while, you may want to set an automatic email responder message directly through Gmail. Auto-Responders, “Out of Office” responders, and Vacation Responders work much like the names imply; when they’re enabled and someone … Read More

Google beefs up Gmail security to keep your emails private

As Apple fights to keep the FBI out of our smartphones, Google is making our emails even more secure. The company today confirmed a number of new protections for Gmail users, including stronger encryption, better notifications, and more. Back in February, Google introduced new visual identifiers to Gmail that make it easier to weed out spam […]

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Inbox by Gmail gets new Smart Reply feature on the web

Google Inbox’s awesome Smart Reply feature, which was launched on mobile back in November, is now available on the web. The feature is already being used for 10 percent of all replies on Android and iOS — and it’s just as good in your browser. Smart Reply aims to save you time by suggesting replies to […]

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Mysterious Gmail bug puts skull and crossbones in your inbox

A mysterious Gmail bug is putting a skull and crossbones emoji inside users’ inboxes. Hovering over the icon displays creepy messages like “Component Spy,” “Chat Spy,” and “Data Spy” — but it’s actually totally harmless, and Google is already working to fix it. The bug affects a specific set of user accounts, and can be […]

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Gmail now lets you block contacts, unsubscribe from mailing lists

Google has added two awesome new features to Gmail that every email client should provide: the option to block contacts you don’t want to hear from, and the ability to instantly unsubscribe from mailing lists you no longer with to be a part of. “Sometimes you get mail from someone who’s really disruptive,” Google writes on its Gmail […]

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How to get desktop notifications for Gmail in OS X without using Mail

If you use Gmail – and let’s face it, most of us do – one of the biggest draws of using a external app, like OS X Mail, is being able to get Notifications when new emails arrive. Unfortunately, though, many email apps don’t support Gmail’s best features natively, like labeling, search, or its automatically […][Read More…]