How To Send Self-Destructing, Self-Expiring Emails With Gmail
Google has a feature that lets you send emails that can self-destruct or expire based on a time you choose. This is great if you don’t want to leave behind traces of your correspondence for privacy purposes.
How To Export Your Gmail Contacts
Are you planning to migrate to a different email provider? Maybe you just want more control over your contact list than trusting it to Google’s cloud? Either way, here’s what you need to know if you are interested in exporting your Gmail contacts.
How To Save Or Backup Your Emails
The advantages of saving to the cloud means that you never really have to worry about accessing your emails, because as long as it is in the cloud and you have an internet connection, you’ll be able to access them on any device, anywhere around the world. However, if you wanted to be able to save your emails to your own hard drives, here’s how you can go about it.
Gmail Can Now Be Set As The Default Mail App On iOS
iOS 14 was made available to download last week. One of the new features of iOS is the ability to allow users to choose which apps they want to use as their default app, like browsers or email clients. For those who have been looking forward to the feature, you’ll be pleased that Google has finally updated its Gmail app to take advantage of that.
Check Out This Native Gmail Client For Mac
Apple’s native mail client is far from ideal. The company has made changes and improvements over the years, but admittedly it is far from being the perfect email client, which is why many other third-party email clients continue to exist and are popular choices for Apple’s macOS platform.
Gmail Bug Would Have Allowed Attackers To Spoof Emails
One of the ways that might result in your online accounts getting compromised is to fall prey to scam emails. While it might be easy to recognize an email as being spam, sometimes when the attacker uses spoofing to trick users into believing it’s a legitimate email, that’s when the trouble begins.
Gmail Will Soon Get A Lot Safer With Authenticated Brand Logos
For the most part, Google does a pretty good job at sifting out unwanted emails, such as spam and phishing emails. However, this doesn’t mean that the system cannot be improved upon, which is why Google will soon start to test allowing brands to better authenticate their emails with logos within Gmail.
Gmail Gets A Massive Redesign
Google’s Gmail interface hasn’t really changed that much over the years. Its UI has undergone some redesigns to make it more modern, but for the most part, it is still largely the same. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing as it is a familiar interface, but that doesn’t mean it cannot be improved upon.
Multitasking On The iPad With Gmail Just Got A Lot Easier
One of the features of the iPad is that it offers Split View multitasking. This means that users will be able to run apps side-by-side, but the onus also falls onto the developer of the app to ensure that it plays nicely with the feature as well. The good news for Gmail users is that it looks like Google has finally brought the feature to its iOS app.
Google Meet Will Soon Be Available For Free For Everyone
When Google announced that they would eventually be ditching the Hangouts brand, they also announced a couple of new services that would act as replacements. One of those new services is known as Google Meet and was originally announced in 2017 as a service for Google’s enterprise G Suite customers.
Gmail Has Been Blocking As Many As 18 Million Coronavirus Scam Emails A Day
Scam emails aren’t exactly new, and to Google’s credit, its Gmail platform has actually been doing a pretty good job at blocking most of them (if some are still slipping through, you can check out our guide on how to block emails on Gmail). However, with the coronavirus outbreak, it seems that there are more scam emails than ever.
Google Makes It Easier To Search Gmail
Searching for emails in Gmail isn’t particularly hard to do, but the good news is that Google will be making things easier with a newly-introduced feature in the form of “search chips”, which will let users further refine their search results similar to how you would refine your searches made on Google.
How To Tell If Someone's Opened Your Email
So you just sent off an email and you haven’t heard back from the person for a few days. Are they busy? Are they ignoring you? If you’re curious as to whether or not an email has been read, here are some tips you can check out if you’d like to know if your email has been read.
Gmail Now Lets You Send Emails As Attachments
Have you ever needed to quote an email to someone who might not have been part of the original thread? The only way you could do it is to forward them the original emails, or copy and paste it into the new email, but it’s not exactly the most elegant solution and people just end up with forwarded copies of emails.
Microsoft Is Testing Gmail Integration With Outlook
In this day and age, there is a good chance that many of us own multiple email accounts. There could be an email account for work, one for personal, one for business, and so on. It also means that we don’t necessarily use the same email providers for all our emails, where you might use Gmail for personal, and a custom email address for your work or business.
Gmail On iOS Will Now Automatically Block Images From Loading
We’re sure that many of us have received emails that contain images in them. These types of emails are usually from companies who are advertising their products or services. However, did you know that sometimes emails that don’t look like they have images might actually contain “invisible” images that can be used to track you?