How to Take Advantage of Gmail Filters

If you have an account on Gmail already, you may take advantage of the marvelous feature of Gmail filters, which allows you to sort out your letters automatically. The feature works the following way: according to the conditions you have specified, the letters will be sorted out. At the end, the system will do an action you have chosen for those sorted letters. There is nothing difficult in creating a filter, since you have just to stick to the instructions, published below. If you still don’t have an account on Gmail but you want to make use of this feature, create account Gmail or sign up Gmail.

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Sign in to your account and start using the feature of Gmail filters

  • First of all, enter the website of Google by launching the browser and go to the following page:

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Once you have entered your password here, click on the “Sign in” button

  • Then, find a blue “Sign in” button, located in the right-upper corner. After you have spotted the button, give it a click.

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In order to access your Gmail account, give a click to this text button

  • Proceed further by choosing the Gmail account you wish to access. You are able to do it by giving a simple click to the respective account.
  • On the next page, you have to complete the Gmail sign in procedure. Enter the password and click on “Sign in.”

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On the page of settings, you will be able to create new Gmail filters

  • Right after doing so, you will get to see the main page of Google again, yet, at this point, you will be logged in. Find a text button “Gmail” (placed at the top) and click on it.
  • After doing that action, you will access your Gmail account. Now, go to the settings of Gmail by clicking on the button of settings in the shape of a cogwheel (in the right-upper part). In the opened pop-up menu, click on “Settings.”

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This way looks the page of Gmail filters

  • In the sections of settings, you need to click on “Filters and Blocked Addresses.”
  • On this page, you are able to manage and create new Gmail filters. Click on “Create a new filter.”


By specifying certain conditions, you are able to make your mail automatically sorted out

  • Then, you will see a window with criteria, according to which you can sort your mail out. Specify the criteria you wish in the given five fields: From (who sent you the letter), To (who received the letter), Subject (what’s written in the subject), Has the words (has the specified words in the letter), and Doesn’t have (doesn’t have the specified words in the letter). Also, you can sort out the mail according to size, absence/presence of attachments, and include/exclude chats.
  • After specifying the settings of the filter, you can either have a look at the sorted mail (by clicking on the search button) or set up such a filter immediately (by clicking on the “Create filter..” text button).


Click on this button is the last step in setting up a Gmail filter

  • Once you have clicked to set up a filter, you will see many options of what you can do with the sorted mail. Place a tick near the suitable option and click on “Create filter.”

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How to Enable Gmail Signature

If you have just used your opportunity to sign up Gmail (create account Gmail), you may be curious about how to set up a Gmail signature. There are several reasons for it. First of all, you may notify the people you contact with about your account in social networks. Secondly, there may be placed some important information. At third, you may popularize the brand of your product, company, or even yourself by taking advantage of this feature. After all, it is incredibly easy to do and you can set up a Gmail signature within several minutes by following the step-by-step guide, we have placed below.

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In order to take advantage of the Gmail signature feature, log in to your account

  • At first, you should open the browser and copy the following URL into the address line of it: Press the “Enter” button.

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Provide the password of your Gmail account, if you want to log in

  • Once you have done it, you will get to see the main webpage of Google. Click on the “Sign in” button, placed in the right-upper part of the page.

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By clicking on this text button, you can easily access your inbox

  • On the next page, choose the account you want to log in with by simply clicking on it.
  • Following it, you will get to complete another step of the Gmail sign in procedure: entering your password. Do it and click on the “Sign in” button.

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By clicking here, you can easily access the page of the settings of your account

  • After having logged in to your account, you will get to see the main page of Google again. Find a text button “Gmail” at the top. Give it a click.
  • Then, you will get to see your inbox. On the right, there will be the button of settings, displayed as a cogwheel. Click on it and you will trigger a pop-up menu.

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On the page of general settings, you are able to set up or change your Gmail signature

  • In the pop-up menu, you should click on “Settings.”
  • Then, you will get to see the page of general settings of your account. There, you are actually able to set up a signature you want. The first thing you have to do on this page is to scroll down a bit, until you will notice the field of signature.

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Once you have finished editing your settings, click on this button

  • Once you have spotted it, place a tick near the window with signature, instead of “No signature.” In that window, you can create a signature you want by using all possible types of formatting, including images, URLs, various fonts, font sizes, font colors, etc.
  • When you will finish creating your signature, you will have to scroll down till the very bottom of this page. At the bottom, you have to click on the “Save Changes” button. Right after doing so, your new signature will be displayed in the letters.

Configuring the Settings of Gmail Inbox

If you have recently searched the info about how to sign up Gmail, you may wonder about how to adjust the settings of Gmail inbox, so your inbox will look nicer and will be easy-to-navigate. Thankfully, this task is incredibly simple and you are able to do it in a couple of steps. Just follow the guidelines, placed below, and you will complete this simple procedure in a few minutes. If you still have not joined this marvelous email service provider, create new account Gmail and rush to configure its settings.

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Prior to configuring the settings of Gmail inbox, you need to complete the Gmail sign in procedure

  • In the first place, open the browser of yours and go to the following website:
  • In the right-upper corner of the page, click on the blue “Sign in” button.

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After choosing your Gmail account, enter the password and log in to the system

  • Once you have done it, you will be asked to choose which Gmail account you want to use now. Click on the respective account in order to proceed further.

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Click on this text button for accessing your Gmail account

  • On the following page, you need to enter your password and log in to your account by clicking on the “Sign in” button.

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In order to access the page of the settings of Gmail inbox, you need to click here

  • Then, you will get redirected to the main page of Google. Find a text button “Gmail” at the top and give it a click.

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On this page, you are able to configure your settings of Gmail inbox

  • Immediately after that, you will access your account. In the right part of the page, there is a button of settings. Give it a click. In the pop-up menu, click on “Settings.”
  • Once you have got to see the main page of settings (general settings), you have to go the section of Inbox settings by clicking on it in the menu, located at the top.

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Once you are done with arranging the settings, click on the “Save” button

  • Now, you can adjust the settings of your inbox on this page. There are following options for your inbox:

Inbox type. Here, you can choose what letters have to be displayed first. Also, you can leave it in a usual state by selecting “Default.”

Categories. In this part of the section, you can select what tabs to display – it makes sorting out your letters much more convenient. Just place or remove a tick near a category you want to add or remove.

Importance markers. Gmail analyzes all the letters you receive, so it is able to mark the letters that really matter to you as important ones. If you want to disable this feature, place a tick near “No markers.” If you want this feature to be enabled, then continue configuring it: choose whether you want Gmail to analyze your past actions of marking important letters or not by placing a tick near the respective field below.

Filtered mail. Select the way you want Gmail filters to work – either to override (i.e. display the letter, even if it has been sorted out) or not the filters.

  • Once you are done with configuring these settings, click on the “Save Changes” button, placed at the bottom.

The Latest Gmail Features

Inbox by Gmail, one of the most popular apps for managing Gmail, has recently several important updates. Yet, this app allows you not only to manage your inbox, but also arrange your personal finance and get notifications about the important events in your calendar.

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The inbox page in Inbox by Gmail

The most important update of Inbox by Gmail was released the last year, when Google allowed all users to freely download it – the users had to get an invite to download the app prior to the update.

Along with that update, Google also expended a number of places, trips and cab services available for booking. Another important feature is the new feature of smart reminders, which suggests you to turn on a reminder when someone entrusted you a task via Gmail.

After all, the latest updates of Inbox by Gmail aimed to improve its service of tracking events, saving & sharing links, and receiving as well as forwarding newsletters.

The newly-introduced “Save to Inbox” feature allows you to save links to specific articles or other type of content and get back to it once you need the content. Moreover, Google enabled a bundle inside Inbox, which gives you an opportunity to save all necessary links in just one place.

There are, however, several other important features one may be not aware of. An important feature available in Gmail is a possibility to mute group letters.

It sometimes happens that someone sends an email to a group, in which you are included too, and then every user in the group attempts to answer by clicking on the “Reply All” button. There is no need to say that it distracts you over and over. In order to avoid being bothered by such replies, go to that email thread. After clicking on the “More” button located in the upper part of the screen (just above the letter), give a click to the “Mute” option.

There is also a feature of personal level indicators, which allows you to avoid being messed with lots of unsolicited letters. Simply put, this feature allows you to focus your attention on the letters that are most important for you. You can turn this feature on by clicking on the icon of Settings (which looks like a gear icon). There, click on “Settings. In General Settings, scroll down until you will see “Personal level specifications”, where you have to select “Show indicators.

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Enable the feature of personal level indicators

This is just a handful of the latest features of Gmail that provide you with an opportunity to utilize the most comfortable email service.

Take Advantage of Gmail Desktop Notifications

Google has consistently worked on the improvement of its Gmail service to deliver the most benefits to its users. One of the features that may noticeably improve and facilitate the use of Gmail service may be the feature of desktop notifications. For instance, you may find it useful when you work on some project while using your PC and awaiting an important message. Instead of opening the page with your Gmail inbox over and over, you can just enable the feature of desktop notifications and notice once a new message has arrived to your mail inbox.

There is, however, one pretty serious drawback of Gmail desktop notifications: this feature is available only for users of Google Chrome, which is essentially, alike Gmail, the browser created by Google too. Yet, there are various extensions available for users of Mozilla Firefox and Opera. By installing those extensions, the users can benefit from utilizing this feature, too.

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You have to select “Settings” on the page of your email

In order to enable the feature of Gmail desktop notifications, enter your Gmail account. Once you have done it, have a look at the right-upper part of your screen and find a gear icon there. Click on it and you will see a pop-up menu, in which you have to select “Settings”. You will see the page of Settings, which must be opened in General Settings by default. That is exactly what you need.

In General Settings, scroll down until you will find the section of Desktop Notifications (approximately in the middle of the page of General Settings). Indeed, the page of Gmail Settings is quite abundant with lots of different options, but it will not take more than a minute of your time to find it. After you have found it, place a tick near one of the following options: “New mail notifications on” and “Important mail notifications on.” Whereas the first option will enable displaying any letter – including spam and annoying letters from internet shops and other websites – coming to your mail inbox, the last option may be more suitable to anyone. Indeed, it guarantees that, while avoiding getting notifications regarding unsolicited letters, you will not miss any important letters regarding any purpose.

Gmail Desktop Notifications

Choose what type of emails you wish to be notified about

Thanks to the team of Google developers, you can forget about your worries to miss an important letter while using your PC or laptop. And, what is important, you will barely find any drawback of the feature of Gmail desktop notifications (not taking into account the necessity of using Google Chrome).

How to Turn Off Gmail Mobile Notifications

If you ask a Gmail user what is his reason for using Gmail, you may hear such words as “comfortable”, “many features”, “the most popular”, “secure enough”, etc. However, you may often hear the words that express discontent from such loyal Gmail users, too. One of the most annoying features of Gmail for many users is its feature of mobile notifications, which prompts you to enter your email and read a new letter in the inbox after receiving a single new letter.

However, you can always turn this annoying feature off and enter to check your inbox only when you wish to do so. There are too few letters that need your immediate attention, and so disabling Gmail notifications will be the wisest choice. In order to get rid of the annoying mail notifications, follow the guides below.

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Click on the “Settings” button in order to get rid of the notifications

Essentially, there are just a few differences in disabling Gmail notifications on various platforms, though we will consider all of them. In order to disable the notifications in your standard Android mail app, open it. You will see a large menu leftside, yet you have to pay your attention to the bottom part of the app. There, you will find the “Settings” button, and give a click to it. After finding the “Mail notifications” line, opt to turn it off. Now, you will not get notifications from Gmail.

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Disable the feature of Gmail mobile notifications

You can do, however, the same with the Gmail app on your iPhone. Open the application and find the “Settings” button. Give it a click and then tap “Notifications.” In the newly-opened window, you will have to select “Gmail”. After it, all you have to do is just to turn the notifications off and save the settings.

If you have faced a similar issue with your Outlook, do not lose heart. In the File tab, give a click to the “Options” button. Then, find “Mail” and click on it right below “Options.” In the newly-opened window, find a line where is written “Display a Desktop Alert” and remove a tick near it. Save the settings. Since now, you will not get any notifications regarding the new letters in your Gmail.

Indeed, there is always a risk that you can miss an important letter regarding your job or university. However, it is proved that more than 95% of notifications do inform about the letters that have barely any value. Therefore, it is much better option to check your email regularly than rush to read a new letter each time you get another Gmail notification.

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The Best Plugins for Gmail

There are over a billion of Gmail users in the world, which makes this email service the world’s most popular. Therefore, it would not be a surprise that there are a lot of Gmail plugins which are aimed to make the use of the email service more comfortable and convenient. This article will disclose some of the most popular Gmail plugins.

Indeed, one of the most widely used Gmail plugins is Boomerang (, which allows its users to set the time when to send or read emails. Simply put, it is just a convenient reminder for people who have a lot of things to do and some minor things (like checking email or sending some letters) get frequently forgotten. There are free and paid versions of this plugin (you can get to know more about the pricing of this plugin on its website).


Boomerang is a Gmail plugin that appears to be quite in demand

Your signature in email conversations may always stand in good stead, especially as a means of PR or promotion. In order to be impressive enough, however, you need to create a worthy, unique signature, and you can do it with WiseStamp ( This plugin allows you to create impressive signatures and promote your company, blog or whatsoever website with their help.

Yesware ( is another popular plugin. It simply tracks what happens to your letter after it had been sent and notifies you about it. Then, you get to see that someone who received your email “opened the message”, “opened the attachment”, “clicked the link”, or “viewed the presentation.” Moreover, it shows you even the date and time when the action had been done. It is also, without any doubt, a great tool for internet marketers.


Yesware is a great means for internet marketers

Do you want to get to know who you are sending an email to? Rapportive ( will help to get you the most information about the person whom you are talking with and find out his or her accounts in social networks and Skype.

After all, Taskforce plugin, which you can find in Google Chrome Store, automatically creates a list what you need to do. Thus, you will be able to just log in to your email account and do what you need without the necessity of spending time on noting down what you will have to do in the future. Moreover, you can add people from your contact list to the tasks created by you.

This is just a handful of the most widely used and useful Gmail plugins, and you can take advantage of using (even for free!) them anytime!


What to Do With Gmail Sign In Problems

The use of email services has undoubtedly become an important part of our daily life. Thus, problems with logging in to your email account may cause certain difficulties in your personal and professional life. However, you have nothing else but to attempt to solve the issues with Gmail sign in. This article discloses the most common issues one may encounter while logging in to a Gmail. This article will be helpful if you have previously read our guide: Gmail sign up.

You will find a more developed information about Gmail sign in here: and about Gmail sign up here:

In the first place, the user has to analyze what could happen to his/her account. Question yourself: Can you properly load the website of Gmail? Does the page show any error? Are the login and password of your Gmail account correct?

How to Gmail Sign In

There are certain steps one is able to do in order to log in to the system correctly.  Open the browser and copy the link in to the address line of your browser. If you couldn’t enter there, check the status of Google and attempt to enter In such case, nevertheless, it is most likely that you have problems either with your internet (call to your internet provider in order to solve it) or with your browser. Attempt to clean the cache of your browser and enter the website again. If it does not help, try to use another browser for entering Gmail.

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Make sure that the page with your mail inbox is loading properly

Another problem you can encounter when signing in to Gmail is having forgotten or lost your password. In order to solve, click on the “Need help?” button, located right beneath the large “Sign in” button. Then, you will be asked some questions, including the one about which is the last password you remember. Also, the system may offer you to regain the control over your account with the help of your mobile number. After having set up a new password, you are able to log in to Gmail again.

Another problem may be that someone has simply hacked and/or stolen your account. Google has the System of Mail Security Checklist, and you should follow it in order to ensure the “cleanliness” of your PC. In order to get your account back, attempt to complete the same procedure as if lost a password (especially it would be helpful if the email account is attached to your phone number). If that did not bring any results, apply to Google support.

And, finally, Google could just lock your account for 24 hours, leaving you unable to enter your email. That could happen if you:

  • Sent a huge number of letters that were not delivered;
  • Received, downloaded, or deleted a large number of letters within a short period of time;
  • Used browser extensions or file-storage software with the automatic Gmail sign in.

Forgotten Password

Such a message you will see if you have lost the password of your Gmail account