There are two types of delegates you can assign in a GMail account. You can assign a delegate who can read, write and send mail on your behalf, and also who can access your account if I haven't used it in a designated period of time. Author Jess Stratton will show you how you can set these two very important settings in your Google account.
- [Voiceover] Even with your free Gmail account,…you can delegate access to your account…to somebody else, so they can read,…send, and delete messages on behalf of you.…To do that, click the gear icon on the right-hand side,…choose Settings, and change to the Accounts and Import tab.…Down near the bottom, there's a section…titled Grant access to your account.…You can click Add another account…and add another email address of somebody else…that you wanna be able to give permission…to read, delete, and send mail on behalf of you.…
Click Next Step, and once more,…click Send email to grant access.…Once that other person accepts the request,…they have permission to go in and access your account.…At the top of the screen, you'll be reminded once more…that you've done something very important,…that is, given somebody else complete access…to read your mail, are you really sure?…You do have a chance to click Review Settings…if you've had second thoughts.…Once the other person clicks accept,…it can take up to 30 minutes for…
Note: We recommend watching Gmail Essential Training to master the basics before you start this training.
- Choosing an inbox layout
- Undoing email sends
- Muting conversations
- Showing email headers to troubleshoot issues
- Checking different email accounts with Gmail
- Using stars, labels, and filters
- Assigning delegates
- Attaching large files with Google Drive
- Working with Google Voice