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Archive Vs. Delete: What To Do After Reading an Email

While using Shift makes shifting between multiple email accounts and other Google services effortless, when it comes to Gmail some users still have issues in determining archive vs delete.

Jaeyou Park

Marketing Associate - 09 Oct, 2018

The Art of the Out-of-Office Reply (Setup and Removal)

Setting an out-of-office / vacation reply to people who send you an email i...

How to Send an Event Invitation Through Gmail

If you're sponsoring an event or having a party, it's easy to send an invit...

How To Create Gmail Filters for Your Accounts

Between the endless stream of marketing emails, unimportant notifications a...

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How To Start A Google Hangouts Video Call Inside Gmail

Once you learn how to start a video call right inside Gmail, you no longer have to think about or worry about the process of connecting with your team. It's easy, and it is one of the best ways to keep costs down and everyone in the loop.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 21 Aug, 2018

How To Sync Multiple Gmail Calendars (For Viewing & Editing)

Link all of your Gmail calendars in one place so you can view and edit them...

How To Organize Your Account Better With Gmail Labels

Keeping your inbox organized can feel like an impossible task. Every time y...

How To Organize Your Emails With Gmail Conversations

When you learn how to organize your Gmail accounts with conversations, you'll quickly be able to move through your tasks and gather information with ease.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 17 Aug, 2018

Tips & Tricks for Getting The Most Out of Gmail

If you have a lot of email coming in each day, it can be hard to stay organ...

10 Gmail Features You May Not Know About

As one of the most popular email providers, Gmail is easy to use and offers...

Archive Vs. Delete: What To Do After Reading an Email

While using Shift makes shifting between multiple email accounts and other Google services effortless, when it comes to Gmail some users still have issues in determining archive vs delete.

Jaeyou Park

Marketing Associate - 09 Oct, 2018

The Art of the Out-of-Office Reply (Setup and Removal)

Setting an out-of-office / vacation reply to people who send you an email i...

How to Send an Event Invitation Through Gmail

If you're sponsoring an event or having a party, it's easy to send an invit...

Ridiculously Productive

Shift is the desktop workstation that streamlines all of your apps and accounts in one beautiful place.

Typing Apps
Download Now

How To Create Gmail Filters for Your Accounts

Between the endless stream of marketing emails, unimportant notifications and the occasional forwarded chain email sent by an old-fashioned relative, it can be difficult to make sure that you're seeing the important messages in your inbox. Creating Gmail filters can help you sort through the chaff and never miss another important email.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 21 Aug, 2018

How To Start A Google Hangouts Video Call Inside Gmail

Once you learn how to start a video call right inside Gmail, you no longer ...

How To Sync Multiple Gmail Calendars (For Viewing & Editing)

Link all of your Gmail calendars in one place so you can view and edit them...

How To Organize Your Account Better With Gmail Labels

Keeping your inbox organized can feel like an impossible task. Every time you think you have a handle on it, more messages keep pouring in and messing up your system. Luckily, Gmail offers several organization tools to help you keep things under control. One under-utilized but useful option is Gmail labels.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 21 Aug, 2018

How To Organize Your Emails With Gmail Conversations

When you learn how to organize your Gmail accounts with conversations, you'...

Tips & Tricks for Getting The Most Out of Gmail

If you have a lot of email coming in each day, it can be hard to stay organ...

10 Gmail Features You May Not Know About

As one of the most popular email providers, Gmail is easy to use and offers a sleek, fast interface. However, you may not be using Gmail to its full potential. There are a lot of impressive features that you might not know about. In fact, there are a lot of handy features built into Gmail that most people don't even know exist. Below are 10 Gmail features that you can use to personalize your account, making it more efficient and even easier to use.

Michael Foucher

Director of Product - 09 Sep, 2017

Archive Vs. Delete: What To Do After Reading an Email

While using Shift makes shifting between multiple email accounts and other Google services effortless, when it comes to Gmail some users still have issues in determining archive vs delete.

Jaeyou Park

Marketing Associate - 09 Oct, 2018

The Art of the Out-of-Office Reply (Setup and Removal)

Setting an out-of-office / vacation reply to people who send you an email is polite and lets them know that you won't be answering their email until you return. Google's Gmail platform makes it easy to set up this automatic response and remove it once you have returned to your office.

Jaeyou Park

Marketing Associate - 09 Oct, 2018

How to Send an Event Invitation Through Gmail

If you're sponsoring an event or having a party, it's easy to send an invitation to your friends and acquaintances for free via your Gmail account and Google Calendar.

Jaeyou Park

Marketing Associate - 09 Oct, 2018

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How To Create Gmail Filters for Your Accounts

Between the endless stream of marketing emails, unimportant notifications and the occasional forwarded chain email sent by an old-fashioned relative, it can be difficult to make sure that you're seeing the important messages in your inbox. Creating Gmail filters can help you sort through the chaff and never miss another important email.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 21 Aug, 2018

How To Start A Google Hangouts Video Call Inside Gmail

Once you learn how to start a video call right inside Gmail, you no longer have to think about or worry about the process of connecting with your team. It's easy, and it is one of the best ways to keep costs down and everyone in the loop.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 21 Aug, 2018

How To Sync Multiple Gmail Calendars (For Viewing & Editing)

Link all of your Gmail calendars in one place so you can view and edit them at any time, anywhere. Having a simple calendar with everything you need to do in one place speeds up your efficiency and keeps you on top of all tasks. Here's how to set up this Gmail Calendars feature in Shift. 

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 21 Aug, 2018

How To Organize Your Account Better With Gmail Labels

Keeping your inbox organized can feel like an impossible task. Every time you think you have a handle on it, more messages keep pouring in and messing up your system. Luckily, Gmail offers several organization tools to help you keep things under control. One under-utilized but useful option is Gmail labels.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 21 Aug, 2018

How To Organize Your Emails With Gmail Conversations

When you learn how to organize your Gmail accounts with conversations, you'll quickly be able to move through your tasks and gather information with ease.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 17 Aug, 2018

Tips & Tricks for Getting The Most Out of Gmail

If you have a lot of email coming in each day, it can be hard to stay organized. Fortunately, Gmail has some great features available to help you get the most out of their service.

Nadia Tatlow

General Manager, Shift - 17 Aug, 2018

10 Gmail Features You May Not Know About

As one of the most popular email providers, Gmail is easy to use and offers a sleek, fast interface. However, you may not be using Gmail to its full potential. There are a lot of impressive features that you might not know about. In fact, there are a lot of handy features built into Gmail that most people don't even know exist. Below are 10 Gmail features that you can use to personalize your account, making it more efficient and even easier to use.

Michael Foucher

Director of Product - 09 Sep, 2017