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Gmail Essential Training

with Jess Stratton

Video: Welcome

Learn the basics of composing, sending, and replying to messages with Gmail, the free email service from Google.
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  1. 3m 35s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. Exploring differences between Gmail and Gmail for Google Apps
      1m 19s
    3. Important Navigation Interface Updates
      1m 14s
  2. 7m 3s
    1. Touring the Gmail interface
      2m 17s
    2. Changing themes and inbox types
      4m 46s
  3. 23m 15s
    1. Composing a message
      1m 46s
    2. Replying to and forwarding a message
      5m 57s
    3. Formatting a message
      2m 47s
    4. Working with attachments
      2m 21s
    5. Inserting images into a message
      2m 44s
    6. Working with drafts
      1m 53s
    7. Viewing sent messages, trash, and spam
      3m 8s
    8. Using Quick Action buttons
      1m 32s
    9. Muting a conversation
      1m 7s
  4. 32m 38s
    1. Working with multiple messages at a time
      2m 19s
    2. Creating labels for messages and conversations
      4m 17s
    3. Moving messages out of the inbox
      3m 44s
    4. Archiving and deleting messages
      2m 35s
    5. Creating stars to visually organize messages
      3m 25s
    6. Creating filters to automatically process messages
      4m 49s
    7. Managing labels
      3m 47s
    8. Searching your messages
      3m 42s
    9. Advanced searching with operators
      4m 0s
  5. 14m 35s
    1. Adding your other email accounts to Gmail
      6m 32s
    2. Configuring desktop alerts and notifications
      3m 14s
    3. Managing your Gmail account
      2m 58s
    4. Exploring Gmail settings
      1m 51s
  6. 12m 52s
    1. Introducing and navigating contacts
      2m 51s
    2. Creating and editing contacts
      2m 16s
    3. Creating and editing contact groups
      2m 16s
    4. Exporting, importing, and restoring contacts
      4m 2s
    5. Changing contact settings
      1m 27s
  7. 11m 36s
    1. Introducing Google Chat
      1m 21s
    2. Configuring chat and video settings
      2m 47s
    3. Initiating a chat and working with the chat window
      2m 12s
    4. Initiating a video chat
      2m 15s
    5. Changing your chat status
      3m 1s
  8. 10m 48s
    1. Introducing Google Labs
      1m 5s
    2. Finding and adding labs
      2m 15s
    3. Creating tasks
      3m 14s
    4. Adding a vacation responder
      2m 14s
    5. Creating an email signature
      2m 0s
  9. 7m 23s
    1. Using keyboard shortcuts to navigate Gmail
      2m 48s
    2. Using keyboard shortcuts to process messages
      2m 12s
    3. Setting up and using the Quick Links lab
      2m 23s
  10. 6m 34s
    1. Accessing Gmail on a smartphone browser
      1m 44s
    2. Configuring Gmail on another mail client
      3m 24s
    3. Getting contacts on a smartphone
      1m 26s
  11. 36s
    1. Next steps

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Gmail Essential Training
Video Duration: 0s 2h 10m Appropriate for all Updated May 16, 2014


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Learn the basics of composing, sending, and replying to messages with Gmail, the free email service from Google. Plus, discover how to organize, search, and use shortcuts to work with Gmail more effectively every step of the way. Author Jess Stratton covers setting up your Gmail account and settings, configuring desktop alerts and notifications, keeping track of your most important contacts and groups, and chatting with others using the Google Chat feature. Jess also shows you some of the cool extras in Google Labs and demonstrates how to access your Gmail account on other clients and devices.

Topics include:
  • Touring the Gmail interface
  • Changing themes
  • Composing and formatting messages
  • Adding attachments
  • Archiving and deleting messages
  • Creating and managing labels and filters
  • Adding additional email accounts to Gmail
  • Creating and editing contacts
  • Initiating chats
  • Adding a vacation responder
  • Accessing Gmail on another mail client
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(music playing) Hi! I am Jess Stratton and welcome to Gmail Essential Training. In this course I'll show you how to you navigate Gmail and use all the available features to their fullest potential. I'll show you how to create new messages, send replies, format emails, and add attachments to all outgoing emails. I'll show you how to organize your email, including adding stars, creating labels, moving messages out of the inbox, creating filters to autocross messages, and searching your mail file.

I'll also show you how to configure desktop notification, work with contacts, initiate chats with other Gmail users, and use keyboard shortcuts to work more efficiently. Finally, I'll show you how to configure Gmail on another mail client and how you can get your contacts on a smartphone. Let's get started.

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