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Gmail has email, chat, spaces, and meetings—all your online communication streams—in one familiar place.

Get Gmail: Web (mail.google.com)Android, or iOS

 
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"" Overview: Communicating in Gmail

Gmail is a powerful home for work, where messages, tasks, and teams come together. Use the infographic below to choose the right communication channel for any task, all from within Gmail.

Email, chat, collaborate in virtual spaces, and meet or present over video

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Best practices for communication

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"" Gmail quick start

Learn email basics
If you previously used... Read this guide...

Other email providers, such as:

  • Webmail services that use POP3, such as Yahoo!, Apple iCloud, and AOL
  • Internet service providers (ISPs) that use IMAP, such as GoDaddy, Rackspace, 1&1, or Bluehost
  • Another Google Workspace account

Get started with Gmail

What you'll learn:

  • Create and send email
  • Organize your inbox
  • Find email
  • Create signatures
  • Start a video meeting and send messages
  • Use other tools in Gmail

Microsoft Outlook

Switching to Gmail from Microsoft Outlook

HCL Notes (formerly IBM Notes)

Switching to Gmail from HCL Notes

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  Take Google's online course for Gmail

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Migrate old email

Where was your email before?

If you previously used... Then...
Microsoft Outlook

Choose one of the following:

HCL Notes (formerly IBM Notes) Set import options in Gmail. For details, go to Check emails from other accounts.

Other webmail providers, such as:

  • Gmail.com
  • Webmail services that use POP3, such as Yahoo!, Apple iCloud, and AOL
  • Another Google Workspace account
  • Internet service providers (ISPs) that use IMAP, such as GoDaddy, Rackspace, 1&1 IONOS, or Bluehost

Set import options in Gmail. For details, go to Check emails from other accounts.

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"" Gmail best practices for productivity

Set up mail delegation

If you're an executive assistant, or filling in while someone is away, you can compose and respond to Gmail messages on someone else's behalf. 

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Choose your inbox type

Customize Gmail to fit the way you work. Choose to prioritize messages automatically (Priority Inbox), categorize email (tabbed inbox), or show several inboxes in one view (multiple inboxes).

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Manage unwanted messages in Gmail

Learn how to manage spam and other unwanted messages in your Gmail inbox.

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10 Google Workspace tips to optimize your inbox

Are you lost in your inbox or spending hours in a maze of folders? Here are 10 ways to set up your inbox so you can focus on the important tasks.

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10 Google Workspace tips to improve communication

Email is great, but sometimes it becomes overwhelming. Use these tips to help you communicate more effectively and get out of conversation chaos.

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"" Gmail troubleshooting & more resources

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