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: 19th March 2017

This is a beginners tutorial that covers the basics of composing and sending an email using the web browser client.

You will Learn:

  • How to compose and send an email
  • How to address an email, including sending to multiple email addresses.
  • How to to send using the cc and bcc fields correctly
  • How to send email with an attachment.
  • How to send encrypted email
  • etc

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Accessing Gmail Using a POP3 or IMAP4 Client


Updated: 19th March 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 Use Gmail to Consolidate Email From Multiple Accounts


Updated: 19th March 2017

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 consolidate email from  multiple accounts .

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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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