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Google™ Apps Deciphered: Compute in the Cloud to Streamline Your Desktop by Scott Granneman

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Chapter 8. Things to Know About Using Gmail

Gmail is fantastic, maybe the best aspect of Google Apps. On the one hand, I’ve found that it’s remarkably easy to use, so much so that almost anyone can just sit in front of it and start using it. On the other hand, some aspects of it could use some elucidation, and that’s what I intend to provide in this chapter.

Keep in mind that in this chapter, I’m focusing entirely on using Gmail in a web browser. In the next chapter, I look at accessing Gmail using a desktop email client such as Outlook, Apple Mail, or Thunderbird. With that in mind, let’s look at five things you absolutely need to know about Gmail to use it more effectively.

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