Chapter 10. Using Gmail, the Best Email on Earth

In This Chapter:

Set Up a Gmail Account

Compose and Send Mail

Read Mail and Attachments

Search Through Your Mail

Build an Address Book

Manage Your Mail with Labels and Filters

Use Gmail with Your Own Email Program

Get Mail Notifications with Gmail Notifier

About Gmail and Spam

Customize Gmail

About Gmail and Privacy

Many people believe that Gmail, Google's email service, is the best email service on earth. To begin with, it offers what seems like an unlimited amount of storagetwo gigabytes as of this writing, and possibly more being added as you read this.

Key Term

Gmail Google's email service, which you use by going to the Google Gmail page.

In addition to storage, Gmail has another benefitit enables you to search through email using Google's search tools. Considering that most of us have serious problems finding specific email messages from a week ago, a month ago, or more, this search feature is a significant benefit. In addition, you can read your mail on the Web with Gmail, or you can read your mail with normal email software, such as Outlook or Outlook Express.

For all these reasons, even if you already have an email account, it's worthwhile getting a Gmail account as wellespecially because it's free.

Google Search and Tools in a Snap
Google Search and Tools in a Snap
ISBN: 0672328690
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 168 © 2008-2017.
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