Gmail is the top ranking webmail service in the World. It’s a free email service that Google provide. In so many ways, Gmail shares similar features with other email services; You can read and send emails, create an address book, block spam and perform lots of other functions. It also features some basic tools that made it unique and more popular among its rivals.
In this micro Gmail lecture we will try answering questions like:
. What difference does having a Gmail account create?
. Are there other features on Gmail rather than just sending and receiving of emails?
. How can you get a suitable user name for your Gmail?
. We will try to be as simple as possible in answering your questions, just stay with us.
First you have to create a Google account, because it will be needed to access your Gmail account. It is one of the so many registration services offered by Google. To Sign up for a Google account is absolutely free and very simple.
Next will be giving your account a good accessible name. This simply means that whenever you’re signed in to Gmail, you are automatically signed in to your Google account, it’s that simple. This allows you to have free access to Google services like Youtube, Calendar, Google Docs. We kept the best for last, its also grants you free access to its social networking service “Google+”.
All this features are optional, you can just focus on your email. Although it’s good to enjoy other fantastic fun features especially Google+.
Primary Features Of Gmail
Gmail provides its users with many authentic features, and some of them include:
1. Spam filtering: This is also known as junk files. Your Google account uses advanced technologies to keep spam out of your inbox. Some spam are automatically sent to help you separate spam folder, and it is usually deleted after 30 days time.
2. The second in our list is Conversation View: This occurs whenever you frequently send emails to persons or group of persons and the mails have same subject matter. It will be automatically grouped together to keep your inbox in good form.
For easy and faster work, you can go to the group in your inbox, select a similar topic to the one you want to write about, edit and send it.
3. Built-in chat: This feature enables you to send an instant message. You can also use the voice and video chat feature for this.
4. Call Phone: This feature is a similar one to the latter, which is instant messaging or voice chat, the only difference is that this features requires dialing of number digits, to call any mobile network. You can make calls to countries like U.S. and Canada for free.
About Gmail’s Interface
If your work is connected to Gmail, you will be required to work with their interface. This is a window that contains your inbox, which gives you an easy and fast navigation, you can easily locate your settings, general menu, contacts and many more. There is also a short cut icon on your account top that connects you to your youtube account, and other google services.