How to See if IMAP is Enabled or Disabled in Your Gmail Account

Google’s free email service, Gmail, is one of the best ways for most people to send and receive emails. Signing up simply requires you to create a Google account, then you can navigate to Gmail and begin using your new email services immediately. One of the first things you may want to do after creating […]

How to Enable the Unread Message Icon in Gmail

Your Gmail account has a lot of different customization options. Some of these options let you do things like adjust the way your email is displayed or change the application’s behavior, while others provide some cosmetic adjustments. One such adjustment involves the display of the Gmail icon in your browser tab. Typically there is just […]

How to Hide the Meet Section in Gmail on a Laptop or Desktop

Gmail is constantly adding new features to their free email service, many of which incorporate new ways that you can communicate with your contacts. One of these features is called “Meet” and it allows you to start or join a video meeting right from your inbox. If you often use Gmail’s Meet feature, then this […]

How to Automatically Create New Contacts in Gmail

The steps in this article are going to show you how to get Gmail to automatically create a new contact for people that you email for the first time. Any new contact created this way will be added under “Other Contacts.” These new contacts will come up in auto-complete when you start typing their name […]

How to Change Subject Line in Gmail

The steps in this article are going to show you how to change the subject line in Gmail for an email to which you are replying. When you edit subject lines in Gmail you are able to create your own new subject line for an email that was sent to you. This can be helpful in some […]

How to CC in Gmail

The steps in this article are going to show you how to CC someone on an email that you are sending in Gmail from your laptop or desktop computer. There’s a difference between learning how to CC in Gmail and how to BCC in Gmail. If you CC someone, then everyone on the email can […]

Why Am I Seeing Emails in My Gmail Inbox That Should be Filtered?

The steps in this article are going to show you how to change a setting for your Gmail account so that it stops showing emails in your inbox that should be filtered to other folders or labels. Click the gear icon then choose Settings. Select the Inbox tab. Scroll to the bottom of the menu […]

How to Create Folders in Gmail

The steps in this guide will show you how to create folders in Gmail. We will cover the steps briefly at the start of the article, then continue below with additional information and pictures for each of the steps. Note that this article will assume that you are already signed into your Gmail account. Go […]

How to Block Someone’s Email Address in Gmail

The steps in this guide are going to show you how to block all emails in Gmail from a particular email address. We cover these steps briefly at the top of the article, then go into a bit more depth below, including pictures for each step. Open up your Gmail inbox. Select an email from […]

How to Stop Marking a Gmail Conversation as Read if You View it in the Preview Panel

The preview panel in Gmail provides a fast and simple way for you to view the conversations in your inbox. If you have used the desktop version of Outlook in the past, then the preview panel is something that you are probably familiar with, and it may even be a necessity for you to efficiently […]