So your Gmail inbox is full of Photos, Important files, and messages from family, friends, and co-workers? Searching for a specific email message from a pool of thousands of messages is quite a challenge. Just like Google has advanced search operators, Gmail has it’s own set of operators. You can find the Advanced Search Operators for Gmail with various examples here.Read More
Are you annoyed by the text ads in Gmail? GMail Without Ads is a Greasemonkey script for Firefox browser that removes the ads from Gmail completely. By installing this script, the advertisement from the right sidebar will vanish and the message box will be automatically extended, giving you more width and visibility. In other words, it completely removes the right sidebar.
Google has recently launched a new feature called ‘Inserting Images’ in Gmail labs that lets you add images in message body. To enable this feature go to Settings > Gmail Labs and enable it from there. Once enabled, you will find an Insert Image option while composing a message as shown in the screenshot below.Read More
Instead of using Facebook Chat and Google Talk in Facebook or Gmail respectively, you can add them to your Firefox sidebar instead, in this way you can chat and surf the web at the same time.
To add Facebook Chat to your Firefox sidebar, go to Bookmarks tab and click Organize Bookmarks(or press Ctrl+Shift+B). Now go to Organize and select New Bookmark.Read More
To update your facebook status message from Gmail, you will have to first install Xoopit plugin. It is a plugin I cannot live without, read the post I wrote about it here. Once you have installed this plugin you will find a Facebook Connect message on the top-right side of the screen.
Clicking Connect will bring a pop-up window asking to connect Xoopit with Facebook.Read More
Did you even imagine checking and sending emails offline? Gmail can finally be used offline thanks to their Offline Team. But what’s the use of accessing Gmail offline? Well if you receive plenty of emails daily and travel a lot, then it can come handy all the time. What it does is downloads all your emails so that you can check them later and also send important emails, these send emails are saved in Outbox. Once you connect to the internet again, messages in the Outbox are send automatically.Read More
Do you have more than one Gmail account and would like to manage them in a same place. Logging in to different Gmail accounts over and over again just won’t work since it consumes too much of time. If you are using two different browsers such as IE and Firefox then you can open two separate Gmail accounts respectively, but this doesn’t make any sense. If you are using Firefox, then there is an add-on called Gmail Manager that lets you manage more than one Gmail account easily.Read More
If you are using Gmail and receive a lot of spam emails, you can filter them out easily. One way to mark emails as spam is to click Mark As Spam Button, but what if there are hundreds of spam emails and you want to delete them all instead of marking them as spam only. You can use the Gmail build-in filter tool to delete and block all such spam emails within seconds.Read More
Google has release a new set of themes for its Gmail service which would be a great news especially for those who tend to get bore easily with the same interface and design with a period of time. A while back you could change the design and looks of Gmail with Greasemonkey scripts on Firefox that allowed you to spice up standard Gmail theme, in order to satisfy its users Google has finally released enough themes that you may like at lease one or two.Read More
In the last post we covered 2 ways to turn Firefox into windows explorer file manager. But forgot to mention that you can actually convert Firefox into a complete email client too. Instead of using MS Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, or Gmail online client, you can now check all of your emails from Firefox by using it as an email client.Read More
Do you want to manage all your email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL, etc from Gmail? Instead of checking different email accounts on their websites respectively, you can now manage all your email accounts from Gmail. All you need is to enable POP3 from your Yahoo, Hotmail, or any other account, POP 3 is a protocol that enables your emails to be accessed through any email client like MS Outlook, Outlook Express, or Mozilla Thunderbird etc.Read More
Note: To clear the confusion, Google Apps Gmail Account is an email address that ends with a custom domain name(e.g email@example.com) and vanilla Gmail Account is an email address that ends with Gmail domain(e.g firstname.lastname@example.org)Read More
Yesterday, I wrote a post titled How To Add Google Docs And Google Calendar In Your Gmail Account. Today I am going to teach you ways of adding your favorite Google Gadget in your Gmail Account. The process is tricky but fairly easy.
The title of this post could be confusing for some but this is how it works,
- All Gadgets that are available for Google Desktop are given in iGoogle Content Directory.
- Almost all Google Gadgets(that end with .xml url) can be added in the left sidebar of your Gmail account.
Do you use Google Docs and Calendar frequently? Now you can integrate them in your Gmail account. They are now available in the Gmail Labs, but are disabled as default. You simply need to enable them to view them in the left sidebar of your Gmail homepage.Read More
If you are suspecting that some hacker or an intruder is accessing your Gmail account without your knowledge then Gmail has a feature called Last Account Activity that will provide you with information about your recent account activity. The information includes the last time that the account was accessed, the IP address from which the access was made, as well as the date and time, it enables user to check and verify that the login is indeed valid and legitimate, and whether there is another person using the Gmail account without your consent and knowledge.Read More
Whenever you receive an email, you receive more than just the message. The email comes with headers that carry important information that can tell where the email was sent from and possibly who sent it. For that, you would need to find the IP address of the sender and this is how you do it.Read More