Quickly Find Out If Gmail Chat Contacts Are Using Android Devices

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When using the chat feature in Gmail, it can be useful to know if contacts are using Android devices or computers. Green Robot! comes in handy in determining that. To enable it in  : Sign into Gmail, click on the gear icon and choose Settings. Next, go to the Labs section and scroll down to Green Robot! Enable it and at the bottom of the page  hit”Save Changes”. The Gmail inbox...

How To Turn Off Web Clips In Gmail

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Web Clips in Gmail show news headlines, article links and snippets . These serve as a mini news feed and are displayed right above the Gmail inbox.     Here is how they can be disabled. Here is how : Access Gmail settings by clicking the gear icon and choosing “Settings”. From the “Web Clips” section, remove the tick mark next to “Show my web clips above the...

How To Change Gmail Button Icons To Text

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Gmail button labels by default are displayed as icons. This can however be changed so that they appear as text. Here is how : Click the gear icon on top right of Gmail inbox and choose “Settings”. Next, under the “General” section, scroll down to “Button labels” and change the type to “Text. At the very bottom, hit “Save” for these changes to...

Quickly Create And Email Tasks Using Gmail

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Gmail offers the feature of creating a task list which after creating can be directly emailed to intended recipients. To create a task list : Login to Gmail and choose “Tasks” from the drop-down next to Gmail. Create task list as required. Once finalized, simply choose “Actions” and select “Email task list”. Enter the email addresses of the recipients in the regular...

How To Remove Signature Separator Line In Gmail

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Signature in Gmail by default are separated from the actual email message body by the “–” line. If this seperator line needs to be removed, here is how it can be done : Click on the gear icon at top right of Gmail and go to Settings. In the “General” section, scroll down to the “Signature” options and enable the tick mark next to “Insert this signature...

How To Remove Tabbed Gmail Inbox View

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The new Gmail inbox splits the inbox views in different tabs like Social, Promotions, Updates and so on. While this may be useful, it often can be bit time consuming to navigate to each of these tabs and see the messages listed under them instead of the default view. Besides that, the new inbox split view serves ads via emails (Promotions section) which may be not everyone wants to see every time they...