As a real-life example, take a look at Google Mail. This article is going to help you understand the many features, tools, and resources it offers for your emailing needs. If you’re not completely clear on how to use everything or if you simply want to know more about the service, this article is for you!
What is Gmail?
Gmail is an email service created by Google where you can have access to your account from any computer. It was originally based on the concept of a shared inbox, with each user’s email stored in a specific online “inbox” (actually a database) that was accessible to all other users. Gmail also includes features not found in traditional email services such as archiving, labels, and focus groups.
How do I Add an Email Address to Gmail?
There are a few ways to add an email address to the email section of Gmail. The most straightforward way is by going to the “Settings” tab and clicking on “Add another email.” This will start the process of adding an existing Gmail account. Another way to add an email address is by signing into your Google Account on a computer and then going to “Mail” in the upper left-hand corner of the window. You can also sign in from any other device with your Google account, and go to “Mail.”
The Difference Between POP3 and IMAP
When you send an email from Gmail, whether it’s to a friend or a business, it goes through your computer’s email account. The POP3 option will allow you to use a program like Windows Mail or Outlook to check your email at any time while the IMAP option lets you access your email on the web.
How to Forward Your Inbox & How to Block Messages
If you want to forward your inbox, it’s as easy as clicking a button. Just click the gear icon and select “Forwarding and POP/IMAP”. In the new window, enter your email address to which you want to forward your inbox and select Forward.
How to Forward Messages from a Different Account
The process of forwarding is fairly simple. On the top right hand corner of the Gmail Inbox, there should be a small arrow pointing downward. Click on it and you’ll see that you can forward your messages to another email address or device. You will have to enter an email address or phone number of the recipient before clicking on “Forward.”
Customizing Your Inbox
The Inbox by Gmail is great for having your important emails at a glance. You can easily get to current email, check unread messages, and organize email in the section that suits you best. The customization of inboxes is the coolest part because it’s easy to control what’s important to you.
Sending & Receiving Emails
The sender can select the recipient’s email address by typing it into the appropriate field at the top of the screen. A search bar helps to narrow down which email address is being selected. Once a specific email has been found, clicking the button “Add All Attachments” will add all attachments attached to that email address. If multiple people have sent messages with attachments to the same email, then clicking on “Attachments” will bring up a list of all of those attachments, and clicking on each one will allow you to open it individually.
Controlling New Mail Delivery
Mail is a feature that many people use on a daily basis. Google Mail allows users to manage all of their email accounts in one place and has several features that help with managing the inbox. One feature is the ability to allow or prevent new messages from reaching your inbox. This can be set for up to thirty days, which will allow you to go through old messages without being bothered by new ones. Once this has been set, it will continue to monitor the mail coming into your account and if it detects any mail that shouldn’t be there, it will automatically remove it.
Controlling Settings on the Web
Anyone who uses Google Mail can control the settings to their inbox. In order for you to be able to change settings, you need to go into your account bar and click on “Settings”. Once in settings, there are three tabs that you can use: General Settings, Forwarding Setup, and Filters & Labels.
Controlling Settings via Mobile
Google Mail has a mobile app that allows you to set all your account settings, send emails, and manage folders on your phone. To access the app, select Settings from the menu on the bottom of your screen and then click on Accessibility. Scroll down to Controlling Settings via Mobile, click the little arrow in the corner of this menu item, and follow the instructions onscreen. You can even turn off notifications that pop up if you find yourself receiving too many in a day.
Setting up Email Specific Alerts
Setting up email specific alerts has many benefits. This includes knowing when important emails arrive and also being notified of when you’re marked as spam. Here’s how you can set up these alert notifications: