Add animated GIFs to messages
Why write loads when one brillant animated GIF can do the job so much better
? Giphy (giphy.com), the world's largest and most popular animated GIF website, can now integrate directly with Gmail.
Just install the Giphy for Gmail extension to add a Giphy button
to the Compose window in Gmail. Click this, enter a search term , select your hilarious GIF and click Send.
Control Gmail using keyboard shortcuts
Although Gmail runs in your browser, it still behaves like a Deskopt application. This means that there's full support for keybourd shortcuts, which can make Gmail a lot faster to use than using your
Annoyingly, the default setting in Gmail is for the majority of keyboard shortcuts to be disabled. To Turn them on, click the cog icon in the top-right corner, select Setting and scroll down the General
tab to the 'Keyboard shortcut' section. Select 'Keyboard shortcuts on' and then scroll down to the bottom of the page and select Save changes. You can now startto use keyboard shortcuts.
See our table below for a section of the most useful ones.
Delete specific message from Gmail
If you want to find and delete all emails from a particular person or company, just search for their name. When you're found an email from them, hover your mouse over their name. When you're found an email
from them, hover your mouse over their name to bring up a pop-up window, then click Emails. This will list all emails to and from that address, so you can bin them all in one fell swoop.
To delete all unread messages,type is:unread into search box. This will find any emails that are marked as unread. You can use the similar is:read to find all read email if you only want to leave the messages
you haven't got around to reading yet.
Get notificationfor new emails
Knowing when you're got new messages isn't always easy with Gmail ,which is why you need Checker Plus for Gmail. This handy Chrome extension monitors your Gmail inboxes and display pop-up messages when you
get new emails. You can also click the notification icon in your browser to see a preview of any messages without opening Gmail.