Application gmail is a popular email client on Android smartphones as well. These are 12 useful tips to help you get the most out of this popular online service.
1. Archive your e-mails with a simple gesture
Archiving emails is one way to keep your folder organized. If you are not familiar with this function yet, know that you do not have to mark e-mails and manually select the option for archiving. This option is also available for swipe right gestures. One touch is enough and your message is archived. Of course, you can adjust these gestures in the settings.
2. How to schedule emails?
It is also a very useful function email scheduling. This is a feature that was added to Gmail quite recently and allows you to send your emails exactly at a certain time of your choice. For this function, you need to write an e-mail, and in the extended menu of the e-mail message (the menu through the "three dots") you will find the item Schedule sending.
3. Confidential mode as a tool to increase the security of your mail content
One of the tools that many of you are certainly not familiar with is the so-called "Confidential Mode". You can find it in the extended menu when writing an e-mail message (the menu via the "three dots"). The mode offers the option of message expiration, i.e. the time after which its content is deleted. In addition, this mode offers the option of setting a password, so the content of the message will be available only after entering the given password.
4. You can postpone any e-mail so that it arrives at the moment when you can answer it
It is the exact opposite of planning to send postponing the delivery of an e-mail message. Just hold the e-mail message and select "Snooze" in the extended menu. After choosing the date and time, this email will arrive again, precisely at the time you chose, when you have time to respond to it.
5. Start writing an email with a simple touch on the screen of your phone
The Android operating system is really diverse in terms of various extensions and widgets. And rightly so widget for the home screen from the app gmail it also offers the possibility to write e-mails with a simple click. You can find this function in the menu after holding down the home screen, in the "Widgets" item. Just select the widget for Gmail, the appropriate size and drag it to the home screen.
6. Access pending Google Meet meetings from the Gmail widget
The Gmail app widget offers a number of other quick features. This is, for example, an icon GoogleMeet. It is located at the bottom of the widget and allows you to quickly connect to a new meeting, but also to connect to an already existing, i.e. scheduled, meeting.
7. Search e-mails by type of attached file
If you do not remember the subject or recipient of the email message you are looking for, it may help you search by type of attached file. In the search bar, click on the item "Attachment" and choose the format you are looking for (for example, Document, Table, PDF, etc.).
8. Customize quick actions by sliding your finger
We already mentioned you in the first point quick actions by swiping your finger. You can customize these actions according to your needs and according to which functions of the application you prefer. It is enough to go to the settings of the Gmail application, click on "General settings", and then on the item "Actions after swiping". You can customize left and right swipes, with different functions.
9. Change the look of your Gmail interface
The Gmail mobile application offers, like other titles, the option customization of appearance in the form of a theme. The application is set in the light theme by default. However, you can also choose a dark theme, which offers different colors that are gentler on your eyes, and you can also choose Default system settings. In the latter case, the theme copies the theme of the system on your smartphone.
10. Activating action confirmation will give you another level of security
Did you accidentally delete a message that you still needed? Gmail offers another level of security in addition to the Trash option, and it's an option called "Confirmation of Shares". You can find this option in the application settings, in the "General settings" folder. The confirmation option is available for deletion, archiving, but even for sending a message.
11. Are you going on vacation? Set up an automatic reply
The function, which you surely know from your work e-mail addresses, is also available in the Gmail application. This is an automatic response that you can set, for example, during a vacation or a trip. It is enough to go to the application settings, select the appropriate account and then fill in the function "Automatic answer". Date, subject, message, and send only available for contacts.
12. Create a signature to give your emails a more personal touch
The last function that we will introduce to you in today's article is mobile signature setting. If you want your messages to look a little more professional, set your signature through the settings menu of the Gmail application. It is enough to select the appropriate account and click on the "Mobile signature" item. The signature will automatically be part of your next e-mail message.
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