Over 150 tips and shortcuts for Gmail

gmailIn the last 3 days I have seen what seems like 1000 different blog posts regarding Gmail tips and tricks. I am going to do the same thing I did with Flickr search tools, I am going to consolidate to show what I believe are the best resources because there is a ton of repetition out there.

Here is a list of places you can go to learn more and do more with Gmail:

    • Gmail Hacks/Tips by Cyberknowledge – Covers:
      • Gmail as a blog database
      • How to encrypt your entire Gmail session, not just the login
      • Create a Gmail partition to use all that space they give you
      • Install a Linux file system on Gmail
      • Gmail as a notepad
      • Change Gmail skins
      • Firefox plug-in to manage multiple Gmail accounts
      • gNotify – “You’ve got mail”
      • gDisk for Mac
      • GTDMail: integrate GTD process with Gmail


    • Gmail Tips – The Complete Collection, by Jim Barr: There is no way I am listing all of these, there are over 50 tips. Here are a couple:
      • Gmail Tip #40: New Feature! Rich formatting!
      • Gmail Tip #41: How Much Space Do I Have?
      • Gmail Tip #42: A More Worldly View
      • Gmail Tip #43: Notes in Just Two Clicks
      • Gmail Tip #44: Using An Email Client
      • Gmail Tip #45: Backing Up Your Gmail Account
      • Gmail Tip #46: Creating a Map Repository
      • Gmail Tip #47: Gmail Adds Chat!
      • Gmail Tip #48: Reply Without Scrolling
      • Gmail Tip #49: Moving the Chat Quick Contacts Box
      • Gmail Tip #50: Changing Subject Text When Replying or Forwarding
      • Gmail Tip #51: Keyboard Shortcuts
      • Gmail Tip #52: Can I “Delete all” Spam?
      • Gmail Tip #53: How Can I View Outlook Stationery In Gmail?
      • Gmail Tip #54: New Feature! Select ALL conversations
      • Gmail Tip #55: Excluding Chat from Search Results
    • You knew Lifehacker was here somewhere; Gmail Tips and Tricks – Monster Roundup by Adam Pash:
  • Video on setup
  • Setting up labels
  • Setting up filters
  • Setting up multiple accounts
  • Shortcuts
  • Searching
  • Taking it on the road



If you have a resource for some cool Gmail tips, let us know and we’ll add it to the list. If you have a single tip that is not listed within these resources, let us know in the comments.



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