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How to Set Gmail as the Default Mail App on iPhone

Oct 12, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Set Gmail as the Default Mail App on iPhone

Do you use the official Gmail app on iPhone or iPad, and you’d rather Gmail be the default mail app for sending and receiving mails? If so, you can make this change rather easily on iOS and iPadOS.

How to Forward All Email from Gmail to Another Email Address Automatically

Mar 28, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Forward All Email from Gmail to Another Email Address Automatically

Many of us have multiple email addresses that are used for various different purposes. If you use Gmail as your preferred email address or service, you can automatically forward all your emails from a Gmail account to any other email address.

How to Remove Formatting from Gmail Compositions

Mar 20, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Remove Formatting from Gmail Compositions

If you copy-paste content while composing an email on Gmail, you might be interested in learning an easy way to remove all the formatted text before sending it to the recipient’s email address. This is a handy feature built right into Gmail, and it doesn’t require the use of format stripping commands (though you can … Read More

How to Schedule Emails on iPhone and iPad with Gmail

Dec 22, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Schedule Emails on iPhone and iPad

Have you ever wanted to schedule emails to send later on your iPhone or iPad? This can be helpful if you’re traveling, or just to make sure you don’t forget to do send out an email on a particular date – whether a holiday, an anniversary, birthday, celebration, reminder, or otherwise. If you’re wanting to … Read More

How to Start & Join Video Meetings from Gmail

Dec 3, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Start & Join Meetings in Gmail

Do you use Gmail as the primary platform for sending and receiving emails? If so, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now start video calls right from your Gmail inbox within a matter of seconds.

How to Block & Unblock Senders on Gmail (via

Jul 6, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Block & Unblock on Gmail

Are you receiving unwanted emails from a person or organization? Maybe it’s an annoying individual sending you obnoxious stuff, or perhaps it’s even promotional or spammy emails for companies, all of which may be showing up unwanted in your Gmail inbox? No worries, because you can block email addresses in Gmail and make sure your … Read More

How to Mark Email as Unread or Read in Gmail for iPad, iPhone, & Web

Jun 1, 2019 - 2 Comments

Want to know how to mark an email as read or unread in Gmail? It’s very simple, but it’s also pretty easy to overlook how to mark messages as read or mark as unread too, so if you haven’t figured out how to do it yet don’t feel too bad. It turns out that marking … Read More

How to Use Gmail in Basic HTML Mode

May 18, 2019 - 20 Comments

The Gmail web email client is very fancy, but some Gmail users may wish to use the much more simplified Basic HTML mode for Gmail. Basic HTML Gmail strips away the fancy actions, features, and functions as well as JavaScript from the default Gmail web view, turning into a much more simplified webmail experience. … Read More

How to Change Gmail Back to Old Versions Appearance

Sep 30, 2018 - 32 Comments

If you use as your primary web mail client, you likely have noticed that Gmail has a new redesigned visual interface and appearance that is larger, more spacious, a bigger sidebar, and more bold appearance all around, with a series of new cursor hover detection features as well. Many Gmail users like the change … Read More

How to Set an Automatic Vacation Responder in Gmail

May 27, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to set an automatic vacation responder Out Of Office reply email in Gmail

If you’re a Gmail user and you’re going to be away from email, on vacation, or out of the office for a while, you may want to set an automatic email responder message directly through Gmail. Auto-Responders, “Out of Office” responders, and Vacation Responders work much like the names imply; when they’re enabled and someone … Read More

How to Delete All Emails in a Gmail Account

Sep 1, 2017 - 16 Comments

Have you ever wanted to delete every email from a Gmail account? Maybe you want to permanently delete every email message in Gmail to start fresh, or maybe you’re giving a Gmail account to someone else, or you just want to clear every email from a Gmail account for whatever the reason. If you want … Read More

How to Add a New Email Account to iPhone or iPad

Apr 19, 2017 - 5 Comments
Mail icon in iOS

Most iPhone and iPad users already have one email account setup on their iOS device, but you can easily add a new email address to the iPhone or iPad, or even multiple new email addresses to the same device, all to be managed in the same Mail app of iOS. This is nice for those … Read More

2 Possible Fixes for Mail SMTP Sending Errors in Mac OS X

Oct 28, 2014 - 231 Comments
Fix SMTP Mail sending problems

Some Mac users who updated MacOS have found Mail app to experience errors or problems when trying to send email. Typically this is in the form of an SMTP server connection error, a mailbox that’s seemingly stuck offline, a repeated request for a password from Mail app (a fairly common issue which we’ve fixed before), … Read More

Set the Default Google Account for Multiple Gmail Account Users

Aug 13, 2014 - 73 Comments
Change the default Google account with multiple sign in

Using Google’s “multiple sign-in” feature is a great way to juggle between multiple Google accounts and Gmail addresses. But a common issue with using multiple Google accounts is being able to determine which is the default account, and it’s easy to get things mixed up with multiple logins. That’s what we’re looking to resolve here, … Read More

Enable a Recall Email Feature in Gmail to Undo Sending Erroneous Messages

Jul 6, 2014 - 8 Comments
Gmail logo

If you’ve ever sent an email that you immediately realized wasn’t complete, contained errors, or, even worse, was to the wrong person, you know that feeling of dread. For Gmail users, an optional setting offers a layer of forgiveness to those situations, providing for the ability to recall a sent email if acted upon quickly. … Read More

Hide the Unread eMail Number on Mail Icons for iPhone & iPad

Apr 29, 2014 - 13 Comments
Large mail unread count number on icon

Most of us have an email account or two, and likewise most of us have an increasingly growing number of unread mail messages accumulating slowly (or quickly) in our inboxes. Features like VIP tagging and inbox can help to tame some of the email clutter, but there’s simply no denying that some of our inboxes … Read More

How to Sync Gmail / Google Contacts with iOS on iPhone, iPad, & iPod touch

Aug 27, 2013 - 1 Comment

You can easily configure Google / Gmail contacts to sync with an iOS device like an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This transfers all Google Contact details onto the iOS device, in addition to keeping all contacts in sync, meaning any changes made in one service will carry over to the other nearly instantaneously. This … Read More

Easily Use & Switch Between Multiple Gmail Accounts on iPhone & iPad with Gmail App

Aug 3, 2013 - 2 Comments
Add multiple Gmail accounts to iPhone / iPad with Gmail app for iOS

If you have multiple Gmail accounts that you juggle between, rather than adding them all to the default iOS Mail app, do yourself a favor and grab Google’s official Gmail app for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Not only is Gmail for iOS an excellent full-featured mobile email client, it also makes managing multiple … Read More

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