Frequently Asked Questions

For creating Gmail account the user should follow the given steps-
• Go to the Gmail official website.
• There click on “create account”
• Then a sign-up form will appear.
• Then review google’s terms of services and privacy then click the check box and then click next step.
• Conduct a set up of recovery options.
• The account will be created and the google welcome screen will appear.

For signing in to Gmail the user should follow the given steps –
• On your system go to the official Gmail website.
• Then in the field enter the Email id or phone number along with the password.
• Then click the option sign in given in the top right corner of the page.

In order to conduct a change or a reset of the password, the user should follow the given steps-
• Open your Google account in order to sign in.
• Then under the security section select signing into Google.
• Then select a password as you will have to sign in again.
• Then in the field enter your new password and then click on “change password”

For recovering a forgotten user name the user should follow the given steps –
• Go to the account recovery page of Google.
• Then select the option I don’t know my user name.
• Then follow the instructions as they appear on the screen.
For recovering a forgotten password the user should follow the given steps –
• Go to the account recovery page of Google.
• Click the option “I don’t know my password”
• Then follow the instructions that appear on the screen.

This is a very common issue faced by people while creating a Gmail account, a user name that is already used cannot be used again even if the account has been deleted still Google will not allow the use of that user name. it is designed this way to protect the privacy of Gmail users so that the users do not end up recreating an account that has been deleted by some other user as that may lead to leakage of private sensitive data.

For adding another email account to the Gmail app the user should follow the given steps –
• Go to the home screen of your device.
• On the home screen search and open Gmail application.
• Then as the application opens click on the menu button appearing on the upper left corner of the screen.
• You will get to see the Gmail account working currently you will also get to see the menu options.
• In the upper part of the menu click on “account name”
• A list of Email accounts is displayed, click on the add account option.
• Then click on “Google”
• Then verify your phone number by entering the pin code
• Then enter your Gmail account user name then click on “next button” given in the lower right side of the screen.
• Then enter the password and further click on “next button”
• Then accept the terms of services.
• The newly added Gmail account will then appear on the screen.

For changing your Gmail settings the user should follow the given steps-
• On your system go to Gmail.
• On the top right corner click the “settings” button.
• Then select a settings page such as general, labels or inbox.
• Then make the desired changes.
• Then click on “save changes “given in the bottom.

For making changes to Gmail notifications the user should follow the given steps –
• Open Gmail on your system.
• Then click on the settings icon.
• Then go down to the “desktop notifications” section.
• Then select the option “new Mail notifications on”,” important mail notifications on” or “mail notification off” as per your need. • Then click “save changes”

For the creation of a Google calendar event from Gmail, the user should follow the given steps-
• On your system open the Gmail message
• Then click on “More button”
• You can also use the period key if the keyboard shortcuts are enabled.
• Then from the drop-down menu select “create event” in order to get the google calendar opened, this will allow you to make changes in the calendar and create the event as per your need.

There can be a lot of reasons for not being able to sign in to a Gmail account in such a case, first of all, find out the real reason for not being able to sig in your Gmail account and then get the issue resolved accordingly.

For sending an Email confidentially the user should follow the given steps –
• On your system open Gmail.
• Then click “compose”
• From the bottom right corner of the window turn on the confidential mode.
• Set an expiry date as well as a passcode.
• Then click “save”

For opening an Email in a confidential mode the user should follow the given steps –
• You can only get to see a confidentially sent email or attachment until the expiry date or until the sender removes the access.
• The copy paste options, downloading and forwarding options all are disabled in such emails.
• You may need to enter the passcode in order to view the message.

For importing Emails the user should follow the given steps –
• Gmail on your system.
• Then on the top right click “settings”
• Then click the “accounts and import” tab
• Then click import emails and contacts.
• Then follow the on-screen instructions
• Then click “start import.”

For forwarding emails on Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• Open mail that is to be forwarded.
• Click on forward link in the box given below the message
• Add the receivers.
• And then click “send”

For changing profile picture on Gmail the user should follow the given steps –
• Open Gmail on your system.
• Then click on the “settings” icon.
• Then in the “my picture” section click “ change picture”
• Then select or upload a new picture.
• Then set the picture as you wish to show it.
• Then click “apply changes.”

In order to use Gmail offline, the user should follow the given steps –
• Click on “settings icon” and from the drop-down menu select “settings”
• Then in the general settings section click on “ offline”

In order to create labels in Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• Open the message that is to be labeled.
• In the toolbar click on “label icon”
• Then click “create new”
• In the first text box enter the name for the new Gmail label.
• Then click “create.”

In order to change your Gmail inbox layout follow the given steps-
• Open Gmail on your system.
• Then click the down arrow.
• Then select, default, unread first, starred first, important first or priority inbox.

In order to send attachments and images through Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• Open Gmail on the system.
• Then click “compose.”
• Then click “attach”
• Select files that are to be uploaded
• Then click open
• In order to add an image to the Email drag it directly to the compose window.

In order to send bulk emails in Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• Go to contacts.
• Get a label created.
• Click the icon at the bottom of the page in order to create a new contact.
• Then get that contact added to the list.

In order to send money with Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• Open Gmail
• Enter email ID of the receiver.
• Enter any subject or message.
• In the top right corner of the screen click paper clip icon.
• Scroll down and select “send money.”
• Enter the amount to be sent.
• In the from field enter the mode of payment.
• Click “attach money”
• Get an optional memo added for payment.
• Then send the message.

If Gmail messages are missing from the inbox then there is a possibility that there is some problem with the configuration of the IMAP settings or the POP settings, or there is also a possibility that some unwanted interference from some human might have occurred in the account.

For blocking unwanted Emails in Gmail the user should use the “report spam” features for using this feature on your Gail ensure that you have got your Gmail updated to the latest version.

In order to troubleshoot an error in Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• See to it that your browser works with Gmail.
• Conduct a check of your browser extensions as well as applications.
• Get all the cache and cookies cleared from the browser.
• Conduct a check of the advanced settings.

In order to send Emails from a spoofed address, the user should follow the given steps-
• Click the gear icon in Gmail.
• From the menu that appears select “settings”
• Then go to accounts and import.
• Then click the option “add another Email address”
• Enter the desired Email address
• Close the add email address window
• Then close the confirmation window.

In order to fix sync errors in Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• See to it that auto sync is turned on.
• See to it that the internet connection works.
• See if there is an account issue.
• Look for updates.
• Remove and get the account re-added.
• Get your account synced forcefully.
• Get all the cache and data cleared.

In order to fix problems importing mails, the user should follow the given steps –
• See to it that you entered the correct password.
• See to it that the importing account is still working.
• Delete and then add the Email address that is importing.

In order to fix this particular issue, the user should follow the given steps –
• See to it that you have not reached the limits of sending emails.
• Check that all emails sent by you previously have been delivered.
• See to it that you are not spamming any of your contact with emails.
• None of your contacts should be google plus user.

In order to enable Gmail SMTP the use should follow the given steps –
• Enter the server Imap. Gmail.com
• Enter the SSL encryption.
• Enter your user name as well as password.

In order to switch from Outlook to Gmail, the user should follow the given steps –
• Conduct a set up of Gmail.
• Migrate your Emails and contacts.
• Keep your old account safe.
Then customize your new Gmail account as per your need.