Articles in Category: Google Mail (Gmail)

One of the most popular, most powerful, and most reliable free email services, Google Mail – more commonly referred to as Gmail – is perhaps Google’s second most popular service, second only to search.

Gmail's Confidential Mode Isn't

Gmail’s Confidential Mode Isn’t

Gmail offers a “confidential mode”. It is and it isn’t; learn how it works before you use it.

Enabling Google Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is a powerful way to protect your account. We’ll enable two-factor and take an additional, critical, step to secure it.

Route Your Email Through Gmail

How Do I Route My Email through Gmail?

Gmail can be used to handle email for almost any email address. I’ll show you how to route your email through Gmail, and why it’s worth considering.

Labelled Email

How Do Gmail Labels Relate to Folders?

Gmail labels are similar to folders, but with a couple of important differences if you also use a desktop email program to access Gmail.

Gmail change password dialog

How Do I Change My Gmail Password?

It’s not necessarily obvious where Google/Gmail hides the “Change Password” functionality. I’ll walk you through it.

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How Do I Copy Email from Outlook to Gmail?

It’s easy to get email providers and email programs mixed up. So the first step in setting this up is to understand which does what.

Gmail open in one other location

Why Do I Always Have to Sign Out Other Sessions in Gmail?

Isolating other sessions in Gmail can become pretty complex. We’ll walk through a number of scenarios.

Gmail tabs dialog

How Do I Get Rid of Gmail Tabs?

Google recently introduced a tabbed interface to access automatically categorized email messages. If that’s not for you, I’ll show you how to turn that off.

Do Gmail Preview Images Pose a Security Risk?

Gmail occasionally includes preview images of attachments that are included with an email. Rather than being an additional risk, when present, these preview images can help keep you safer.

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How Do I Find the IP Address of the Person Who Created a Gmail Account in My Name?

It’s not going to be easy. Only law enforcement has the ability to get full IP address information. The curious thing is, how do you have access to the email?

Should I Be Worried about the “Open in Other Locations” Message from Gmail?

This is an interesting feature in Gmail. When you’re traveling, it’s kind of fun to see where Gmail thinks you’ve been accessing it from.