How to turn the Gmail thread conversation view ON or OFF?

By default, Gmail groups a message and its replies in a conversation that’s listed as a single inbox entry. Conversation threads are the recommended way to manage your email; they provide a fast, efficient way to see multiple related messages in one view. However, if you prefer to list messages separately, you can turn the […]

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How to manage your Google Chrome browser extensions

On your computer, open Google Chrome browser. At the top right, click , select More tools and then Extensions Here you can manage your extensions: Remove: Deinstall / remove the extension. Details: Get details about the extension. Turn on/off: Turn the extension on or off. Allow incognito: On the extension, click Details. Turn on Allow […]

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How to disable plain text mode in Gmail

Wondering how to disable plain text mode in Gmail? In Gmail, you can easily send messages either using rich HTML formatting or just plain text. Click ‘Compose‘ in your Gmail’s left navigation bar: Click the ‘More options’ (three dots) in the email composition pop-up window: Make sure the ‘Plain text‘ mode is not checked.:

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Should I tick or untick the “Treat as an alias” option in Gmail?

By saying treat as an alias you’re telling Google that it’s your own address. The consequences of this choice are only minor.

  1. If you’ve told Google it is your address, then if you put this address as a “To” (or Cc, Bcc) address, Gmail will simply place a copy directly into your inbox.
  2. If you’ve told Google it isn’t your address (ie, it’s not an alias), then if you put this address as a “To” (or Cc, Bcc) address, Gmail will still send the email as outgoing mail, treating it no differently to any other address.
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