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The Complete Guide to Gmail for Users

Updated on December 2, 2019
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Gmail is the most important way of communication nowadays. Here's a short description of the same.


Why Gmail is Classified as Important in Today’s World?

Gmail, also termed as Google Mail has become the most important way of communication in today’s time, whether it is personal or corporate. In the earlier days, Yahoo and Hotmail were the biggest competitors in the market. But at present, Gmail is ruling the communication platforms.

Google provided free email services in the form of Google mail. It is similar to other email services. It allows the user to send and receive emails, block spam, create an address book and perform different other basic email tasks.

What are the significant features of the Gmail account?

Gmail offers various useful features to smoothen your email experience. It includes the following:

  1. Spam filtering – Junk email is also known as a spam email. Gmail offers an advanced technology to keep your spam messages out of your account inbox. Most of the spam automatically sent into a separate spam folder. It gets deleted automatically after 30 days.
  2. Conversation View – A conversation at email happens whenever the user sends emails back and forth with an individual or a group of people based on a particular topic or an event. By default, the Gmail group these emails together and organize your inbox properly.
  3. Built-in chat - Instead of sending an email, users can an instant message to someone. They can also use the video or voice chat feature if users have the microphone or webcam available.
  4. Cell Phone – It is exactly similar to voice chat. It allows the user to dial an actual phone number to call any phone number in the world. It is completely free to make a call in different parts of the country. In addition, making calls in other countries is comparatively low rates.
  5. Plenty of storage - Google has opened special features to include plenty of storage since the introduction of Gmail. Now, users can access 15 free GB for their Gmail storage.
  6. Different tabs and sorting options – Google offered plenty of options for managing their emails. For the beginners, it has different tabs at their disposal. These tabs will automatically sort different types of emails. Some tabs are enabled by default. It includes primary, social and promotions. Also, users can manually sort messages into different labels that they have created on their self.
  7. Threaded messages – Google services enable users to function emails in a conversation and can group them together, or in a "thread." Most of the smartphones have "threaded" messaging in today’s time.
  8. Solid app – It is very simple to use. It allows the user to have the power of their inbox at their fingertips at all times. If they want to search for a specific email, just begin to type keywords into the search area. The Gmail application is a powerful tool.

What are the benefits of using Gmail?

With a Google email account, users can get the simple setup and access web-based applications. There are various benefits of the leading web-based email service on a Google platform.

  1. Huge storage space

The users will be able to get a great deal of storage space. In today’s time, Gmail for business offers 25Gb of storage space so that users can store a large number of email messages or messages containing large files rather than limit their storage space on a corporate server or hard drive.

2. Online anywhere access

Gmail can be accessed anywhere. All that it requires is internet access. On a server-based email client program, it is sometimes difficult to access email. While accessing an online version of their messages, they lack the ability to work with them.

3. Cheaper and less manpower to maintain

Gmail is low cost, zero maintenance, and data storage “in the cloud,” It means that the email, documents, and events are always available anywhere and everywhere. It does not consider an IT system administrator to create accounts and give users access to services. Instead, users can it on their own by using Google Apps’ dashboard.

4. Synchronization with Outlook

Email accounts of Gmail business can be easily synced with MS Outlook and BlackBerry, Android and iPhone. They are familiar platforms that are widely used by many business professionals. Setting up access to your email program is a huge benefit for an individual while trying to utilize technology such as Smartphone devices.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2019 sanjayarya


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