Google Gmail: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Peachpit Press, Dec 21, 2005 - Computers - 128 pages
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Imagine never having to delete or file an old email--and still being able to find just the missive you need--and you begin to understand the incredible power of Google's new (free!) email service! With Google's legendary search engine as its backbone and offering an unheard of 1 gigabyte of storage space, Google's brand-new Gmail service promises to revolutionize the way we use email.

In this visual, task-based reference, author Steve Schwartz shows you exactly what you need to know to get your Gmail up and running fast--from determining system requirements to signing up for an account, configuring your system, sending and receiving email, fighting spam, managing email, using Gmail's labeling and filtering systems, and more. Simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and a plethora of time-saving tips will have you up and running with Google's Gmail in no time.


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I looked at the new website and it was very confusing you need to keep it simple especially me I have a learning disability I have Dyslexia and there are going to be others that can understand .

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Is there a more current version of the guide?


Setting Up a Gmail Account
Gmail Essentials
Working with Contacts
Receiving and Reading Mail
Composing and Sending Mail
Managing the Mail
Filtering and Searching for Mail
Gmail and POP
Keystroke Reference
Advanced Search Operators

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About the author (2005)

Steve Schwartz has written hundreds of computer-related reviews and articles for magazines such as Macworld and PCWorld, in addition to more than 50 books, including Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide . He was a founding editor of Software Digest, the business applications editor of MACazine, and technical services director for Funk Software. Steve holds a doctorate in psychology and lives with his pets in the fictional town of Lizard Spit, Arizona. He can be reached via his official Web site:

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