Category Archives: Gmail

How to Setup Windows Live Mail To Access Gmail Using IMAP


Updated: 16th November 2016

gmail-logoAlthough most people access Gmail using a web browser ( Webmail ) Gmail also  allows access using the  POP3 and IMAP4 protocols.

This is useful as it allows you to access your Gmail email using standard desktop email clients like Windows Live Mail and also email Apps on smartphones and tablets

In this tutorial we will look at setting up Windows Live Mail to access Gmail using  IMAP4 as it is the preferred access protocol. Continue reading

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How to Send Email Using Gmail


Updated: 13th February 2017

Sending an Email in Gmail is relatively straightforward.

Here we go through the basics of  creating a new message, adding attachments, and using the contact list. Continue reading

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Accessing Gmail Using a POP3 or IMAP4 Client


Updated: 13th February 2017

gmail-logoYou can access your Gmail account using a standard POP3/IMAP client like outlook express or windows live mail.

In this article we will go through the setup using outlook express but Windows live mail setup is almost identical. Other clients will also have a similar set up. Continue reading

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How to Consolidate Email Accounts in Gmail


Updated: 16th September 2016

gmail-logoA useful feature of Google Gmail is the ability to access other mailboxes.

This means that you can:

  • Use Gmail to access a mailbox that doesn’t support webmail access. Useful if you require remote access (e.g. when on holiday).
  • Import email from another email account into Gmail.
  • Use Gmail to access multiple accounts and consolidate them into a single mailbox.

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Moving from Gmail To Outlook.Com


Updated: 15th November 2016

If you are considering moving from Gmail to Outllok.com for example then there are several things you will need to consider and decide upon.

The most important one is what will you do with the old email messages.

You can decide to:

  • Leave the emails on the old account.
  • Move the emails to the new email account.

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