Josh BucheaNotes

Gmail

Address Variants

  • 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

Turn on keyboard shortcuts

  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

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

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

IMAP (Incoming)

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

POP3 (Incoming)

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

SMTP (Outgoing)

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

References

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