QuickTips Index - page 2
How to Manage Your Tasks in Gmail
You have a powerful project management that you use for simple to-do lists open next to Gmail all the time? Why not put the list right inside Gmail (and link from tasks to emails easily, too)? Here's how.
How to Create a Task from an Email in Gmail
Want to work on an email, keep it out of the inbox, set a due date, add notes and get to the original message with but a click? Here's how to turn emails into tasks managed right inside Gmail.
How to Recover a Forgotten Gmail Password
Can't get into your Gmail account because none of the passwords you think you remember work? Here's how to authenticate and set a new Gmail password to get back into your account.
How to Set Up, Check and Change Your Secondary Gmail Email Address
Make sure you can always recover access to your Gmail account by keeping your secondary email address up to date — and by keeping multiple alternate addresses.
How to Create Labels As and When You Need Them in Gmail
You don't have to know the labels you will want to have in Gmail before you want to have them. Here's how to create new labels on the fly.
How to Organize and Categorize Messages with Labels in Gmail
Is a message both urgent and pertaining to a certain project at work? Is an email both worthy a lengthy reply and from a friend? In Gmail, you can organize your messages freely by having them show up under all relevant labels.
How to Use Drag-and-Drop to Move and Label Messages in Gmail
Drag messages to labels and labels to messages, doing something useful all the while in Gmail.
How to View Attachments Instantly in Gmail
Gmail lets you read attached files of many a format instantly and without the download without any download in fact, as not even special viewer software is necessary.
Message and Attachment Size Limits in Gmail
Gmail lets you send and receive messages (and attached files) only to a certain size. Find out how to get your files to the desired destination nevertheless.
How to Access GMX Mail in Gmail
Want to archive your GMX Mail messages at Gmail, or read them together with all your other accounts in the Gmail Inbox? Here's how to set up POP3 access to GMX Mail in Gmail.
How to Get All Your Gmail Mail in All Programs and Devices with "Recent" Mode
Are your email programs and mobile devices competing for Gmail email? Here's how to make sure you can receive all messages on all devices, even if you have downloaded them elsewhere before.
How to Get Automatic Email Translations in Gmail
Is it spam or just an automatic reply? Is my Russian really that bad or did the colleague write about porridge in her head? In Gmail, it's easy to find out with automatic inline machine translations — just a click away, no copying and pasting.
How to Set up an Address Book Group for List Mailing in Gmail
If you find you send messages to the same circle of recipients again and again, groups can simplify the process considerably in Gmail. Create your own little mailing list.
How to Have Gmail Suggest Additional Recipients
Group mailing should be easier than setting up and maintaining address book groups. In Gmail, it is: here's how to have Gmail suggest likely additional recipients automatically.
How to Insert Graphical Emoticons in Your Gmail Messages
Color your emotions in Gmail and insert graphical smileys (some of them animated even) in your emails.
How to Use Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts
Navigate and command Gmail with super powers: Gmail keyboard shortcuts are mighty, ubiquitous, easy and handy.
How to Search for Links and Send Them Comfortably Right in Gmail
Do you ever open a new tab to search for a page, then laboriously copy and paste it's address in a new email or reply? Gmail can take the tab and the copying and the pasting out of this and make searching and sending links that much easier.
How to See an Inbox Preview While Gmail is Loading
Will loading Gmail be worth the wait on this slow connection? Find out instantly with a static preview of the most recent Gmail inbox messages while Gmail is putting its parts together in the background.
How to Import Your Yahoo! Mail Messages and Contacts Into Gmail
Switch from Yahoo! Mail to Gmail and keep all your mail, folders and contacts? Here's how to import your messages as well as your address book from Yahoo! Mail into Gmail and turn folders into labels, too.
How to Import Your Windows Live Hotmail Messages and Contacts Into Gmail
Want to migrate all the mail and email addresses you have accumulated from Windows Live Hotmail to Gmail? Here's how.
How to Import AOL Messages and Contacts Into Gmail
Switch from AOL Mail to Gmail and keep your messages and contacts, too? Here's how to import all your folders and your address book from AOL Mail into Gmail.
How to Create a Google Calendar Event from a Message in Gmail
If you get an email that says "dinner tonight at 7.30pm - fettuccine w/ truffles" (this, or something better) creating an event plus reminder in Google Calendar right from Gmail is a snap. All the details are pre-entered!
How to Get a Forgotten Attachment Reminder in Gmail
Do you ever forget to attach files you promised to send? Use the right words in your message and Gmail will remember for you, reminding you if you did not include the files you meant to attach.
How to Deck Out Gmail in Colorful and Rich Themes
Rearrange and repaint your Gmail to make the interface as interesting as the emails it holds or stand back in pure utility.
How to Undo, Undelete, Unarchive, Unlabel and More in Gmail
Did you click "Delete" too hastily or picked the wrong label? In Gmail, it's easy to undo these and many actions more.