Showing posts with label Gmail. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gmail. Show all posts

The Evolution of Gmail From 2004 to 2013- Infographic

Posted by Unknown Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Gmail celebrated its 9th anniversary   on last April and as year ten gets underway, it’s a good time to take a look back how much it has changed. Here is an interesting infographic which share the evolution of Gmail from 2004 to 2013. 

Google Calling Feature is back - Make call From Hangouts

Posted by Unknown Posted on Friday, July 12, 2013
When it switched Google Hangouts from Google talk, we missed the ability to make call from Google accounts. Earlier this week Google announced its back, you can make call from hangouts and its better than before. It lets you place calls from within Gmail, Google+, and the Hangouts extension for Chrome and the price of calling to the US and Canada are now free from all the countries where Hangouts calling is available. Also international rates remain low.

Google announced they had improved desktop calling experience in a number of ways like add multiple phone numbers and video participants to the same call; and you can play sound effects (like applause or laughter) with the Google Effects app

See more info at Official Gmail Blog

Gmail introduced New look to its Compose and Reply Interface

Posted by Unknown Posted on Saturday, November 03, 2012
Gmail introduced new look to its compose and reply of mail interface.  You can now write messages in a cleaner and simpler interface. Here are some of the highlights: 
  • Fast: Compose messages right from your inbox.
  • Simple: Redesigned with a clean, streamlined look.
  • Powerful: Check emails as you're typing, minimize drafts for later, and even compose two messages at once.
If you haven't seen it, go to your Gmail account right now experience the new look of compose and reply. Instead of taking up your entire Gmail window, clicking Compose now opens a smaller window at the bottom of your screen. It looks similar to your Gmail chat box. Have a look 


Along with compose the new reply is also a faster version for replying to emails. Open any email and click reply and experience new reply interface. Have a look 


Few familiar features aren’t yet available now, but Google working hard to make them available to you soon.  If you need to use a feature that isn't available yet, you can switch back to the old experience at any time. Here's how: 

1. Click Compose

2. At the bottom corner of the message pane, click the More menu icon  next to the Discard button.


3. Select "Switch back to old compose." 

The new compose simplifies your emailing experience. Try it out now!

Autoresponder in Gmail

Posted by Unknown Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Auto response or Auto reply is a program that automatically answers to incoming messages. If you are doing business, you know sometimes quick response need for some emails. This feature would help to respond any urgent email when you are not at your office or at a vacation. Whenever somebody emails you, you can reply him with pre defined message by using auto responder.  It is also used as an email marketing tool. The classic example of an auto-responder email is email delivery failure report "Your e mail could not be delivered".
If you are using Gmail account, you can simply set an auto responder by follow the below steps.
1. Login to your Gmail account and go to the settings by click on the gear icon on the right top menu.
2. Turn on “Vacation responder “under General tab and set the first and the end date, write the proper subject and the message for auto response
Optional: Tick the check box of "only send a response to people in my contacts” .

3. Click on the "Save changes" button.
That’s it, you are done!!!


Automatic Message Translation in Gmail

Posted by Unknown Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Google announced automatic message translation in Gmail and starting in the next few days, you will see an option to “Translate message” in the header at the top of every message that is written in a foreign language.

If you want Gmail to translate a message in a particular language, you can turn translation on as a default for that language. At the same time you have the option to turn this feature off as well.

Also Gmail made a small title tweaks, they changed the text in the browser tab so that you can more easily see if you have new messages. The tab now reads "Inbox (20) - - Gmail" instead of "Gmail - Inbox (20) -”

Gmail – Organize the Send Mails to Follow up Later using Star and Labels

Posted by Unknown Posted on Saturday, March 17, 2012
It’s common that we miss to follow up certain mails which we send after couple of days. If you receive hundreds of emails in a day, it is hard to remember those follow up required emails unless it’s organized well.  Google introduces a new feature and using this you can organize your emails before sending them by starring them or adding a label. It makes easy to keep a track of your sent messages.
When composing a new message, you can assign labels or star it by using the labels drop-down menu.