How to Switch Away from Tabs in Gmail

Your Gmail inbox can be formatted in several different ways. The default option includes three separate tabs where emails are sorted into categories, such as Primary, Social, and Promotions. This lets you segment emails by type, making it easy to ignore the emails that you don’t typically act upon, or that aren’t as important to […]

How to Turn Off Chat in Gmail

Gmail has a lot of features and settings that help to make it one of the best free email services that you can use. One of the features that you may or may not be using is a chat feature that lets you easily communicate with other Gmail users within the Gmail tab. But if […]

How to Create a Signature in Gmail

Last updated: April 2, 2019 Have you ever received a signature from someone that included information about them, such as a phone number, address, or maybe a link to their company or social media profile? Chances are good that they aren’t typing that at the end of every email they send, and that it is […]

How to Get Gmail to Ask Before Displaying External Images

Many of the emails that you receive in your Gmail inbox are likely to contain some images. For example, if you ever subscribed to a company’s newsletter, or if you receive emails about the latest deals from your favorite stores, then there are almost certainly images embedded in the body of those emails. But if […]

How to Change the Default Font in Gmail

Last updated: March 19, 2019 Almost every program that you use on your computer that includes text input allows for some level of customization in the way that text appears. Whether it’s a document in Word or a spreadsheet in Excel, there are options that let you choose how text appears in those applications. Do […]

How to Reply All By Default in Gmail

Last updated: April 2, 2019 When you click on an email and respond to it in Gmail, you will only be responding to the person that sent that message. This is fine in two party conversations, but can leave out other message recipients who might need to know the information. You have the option to […]

How to Show Unread Emails First in Gmail

There are a number of different methods that people employ when it comes to managing their email inbox. But one thing that is common among many of these methods is the need to access unread messages in your inbox. You can do this by scrolling back through your messages to see the ones that are […]

How to Enable Keyboard Shortcuts in Gmail

Keyboard shortcuts can be very helpful in programs and applications that support them. You might already be using some common ones, like Ctrl + C to copy, or Ctrl + Z to undo an action, but many applications will support a large number of shortcuts that can enable you to perform specific actions much more […]

How to Turn Off Conversation View in Gmail

Last updated: April 2, 2019 You can customize your Gmail account in a number of different ways, such as adding a signature. Your Gmail email address also has a feature where it will sort all of the email messages from a particular conversation into one big thread. While this can be helpful if you like […]

How to Set an Out of Office Reply in Gmail

You might be looking to set an out of office reply in Gmail when you know that you won’t be able to access your emails with the frequency that your contacts might need or expect. Fortunately this setting is available in Gmail, and you have the ability to specify a time frame during which the out […]