12 Little Known Tips to Make Gmail More Useful

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Gmail has many features, not all of which are easy to find. Some are located in the web interface, some in mobile versions and some aren’t in Gmail itself.

These 12 useful, lesser known tips can make using Gmail more pleasant or productive.
Head over to the article to see these advanced settings:

• Increase the size of the compose window
• Enable the auto advance setting
• Change how many emails are displayed
• Put your messages in chronological order
• Set default snooze times
• Enable ‘Send and Archive’ button in the reply pane
• Show messages sent only to your address
• Hide labels you don’t want to see
• Change the “Undo Send” interval (and an equivalent on Android)
• Custom swipe your shortcuts on mobile
• Disable “emails you might have forgotten to respond to” and “emails you might need to follow up on”

Find all the details here:

12 incredibly useful Gmail settings you didn’t know you needed


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Comments

Great tips, but I have a request. How does one batch delete Gmail on an Android device (i.e. smartphone)?

The only way I'm aware of to delete large amounts of emails is using search operators to find and delete emails.
Others here may have an idea.
There's a good list of search operators here: 25 Gmail Search Operators That Will Make You a Pro