Gmail

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Address Variants permalink

  • Append a plus ("+") sign and any combination of words or numbers after your email address
  • Insert one or several dots (".") anywhere in your email address

If your email address is yourname@gmail.com, variations include:

  • your.name@gmail.com
  • yo.ur.na.me@gmail.com
  • yourname+donation@gmail.com
  • yourname+mailinglists@gmail.com

Keyboard Shortcuts permalink

Turn on keyboard shortcuts permalink

  1. On a computer, go to Gmail
  2. In the top right, click Settings ⚙️
  3. Click Settings
  4. Scroll down to the "Keyboard shortcuts" section
  5. Select Keyboard shortcuts on
  6. At the bottom of the page, click Save Changes

Shortcuts permalink

KeyDescription
?Keyboard Shortcut Help
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!Report Spam
#Delete
.More Actions
/Search
=Toggle Important
AReply All
CCompose
DCompose (new tab)
EArchive
FForward
⇧IMark Read
JNext Email
KPrevious Email
LLabel As
OOpen
RReply
SToggle Star
UGo to Inbox
⇧UMark Unread
VMove To
XSelect
ZUndo

External Access permalink

  • Full Name or Display Name: Your name
  • Account Name, User Name, or Email address: username@gmail.com
  • Password: Your Gmail password

IMAP (Incoming) permalink

  • imap.gmail.com
  • Port: 993
  • Requires SSL: Yes

POP3 (Incoming) permalink

  • pop.gmail.com
  • Port: 995
  • Requires SSL: Yes

SMTP (Outgoing) permalink

  • smtp.gmail.com
  • SSL Port: 465
  • TLS/STARTTLS Port: 587
  • Requires Authentication: Yes
  • Requires SSL: Yes
  • Requires TLS: Yes (if available)

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