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How to Change Your Gmail Background

To add a personal touch to your email inbox, you can change your Gmail background to something you like. You can choose from one of the many built-in themes or upload your own photo. There’s an option to enable dark mode, to…

How to Delete All Unread Emails in Gmail

Want to send your received emails straight to the trash without even opening them? If so, Gmail offers a quick way to find all your unread emails and delete them. We’ll show you how to do that and how to empty the trash so yo…

How to Find Unread Emails in Gmail

Do you want to have a quick look at all your unread emails? If so, Gmail offers a couple of ways to do just that. You can perform a quick search that retrieves unread emails or make Gmail show all your unread emails first….

How to Block a Domain in Gmail

You might already be stopping emails from certain senders from flooding your inbox. But sometimes, you’ll receive several emails with different addresses, yet all from the same domain. You can block that entire domain in Gma…

How to Forward Multiple Emails in Gmail

With Gmail’s built-in forwarding options, you can forward multiple of your emails as regular emails and as email attachments. We’ll show you how to do both of these from Gmail’s web version as the mobile app doesn’t support t…

How to Delete Folders in Gmail

Gmail’s folders (also known as labels) let you put relevant emails together. If you don’t need one or more of these folders, it’s easy to delete them from Gmail’s web, iPhone, and iPad versions. We’ll show you how to do just …

How to Delete a Gmail Account

If you’re leaving Gmail for something better, or you simply want to retire an old account, it’s easy to delete your Gmail account and all its data. We’ll show you how to do just that.

How to Edit or Delete Contacts in Gmail

If you want to change a contact’s saved details, or you’d like to get rid of a contact forever, Gmail makes it easy for you to update and delete your contacts. Here’s how to do that on desktop, Android, iPhone, and iPad….

How (and Why) to Access Gmail in Basic HTML

In addition to the standard view, Gmail offers a basic HTML version that has all your emailing options but without any fancy features. You can access this barebone Gmail version from your desktop, and we’ll show you how….

How to Unblock Someone on Gmail

If you’ve changed your mind and you’d like to start receiving emails from a blocked user, it’s easy to unblock someone on Gmail. We’ll show you how to do that on your desktop and mobile phone.

How to Download Emails From Gmail

If you want to save an email for offline use, or you’d like to send that email as an attachment to someone, Gmail allows you to download your emails in an offline EML format. We’ll show you how to do that on your desktop as y…
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