As GMail is a Google product, it makes sense that there should be some benefits to using the Chrome web browser, which is also by Google. Staff Author Jess Stratton illustrates these benefits, such as pinning tabs, enabling desktop notifications, and visiting the app store to find add-ons that work with GMail in the browser.
- [Voiceover] Throughout this course,…I've been using the Chrome browser…to demonstrate everything for a few reasons.…The first one is because Gmail is a google product,…and Chrome is a browser that's made by Google.…So the two are designed to work well together.…Secondly, it's operating system independent.…Google Chrome is available…whether you're using a Mac or a PC,…so this was good grounds for me to do this course on…for everybody who's using either operating system.…But there's a few benefits to using Chrome with Gmail.…
The first benefit, is that there's some settings…that's only available to you if you do use Chrome.…I'm going to click the gear and get into settings.…If I scroll halfway down to the general tab,…there's an area that says Desktop Notifications.…This means that if you have…a tab open with Gmail in your browser…and you get new mail,…you can be notified.…You have two choices.…You can be notified when any new message arrives, or…only if mail that you flagged is being important arrives.…
This is great with the availability of being able…
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