Switching to Gmail from Microsoft Outlook
Overview: Differences between Gmail and Outlook
Now that you've switched from Microsoft® Outlook® to G Suite, learn how to use Gmail as your new email program.
What you need:
|In Outlook…||In Gmail…|
|View messages and their replies by default as individual entries in your inbox||Group messages and their replies by default in conversation threads so that you see multiple related messages in one view|
|Create multiple signatures||Use canned responses|
|Spell-check automatically while composing||Check spelling after composing|
|Attach and forward multiple messages||Forward all or select messages in a conversation thread|
|Delete message, typically to save space||Archive messages to declutter your inbox|
|Sort messages by sender, date or size||Find messages by sender, date, topic and more using Gmail|
|Organise messages in folders||Tag messages with labels|
|Assign colour categories to messages||Colour-code your labels|
|Flag important messages||Star or add markers to important messages|
|Manage incoming email with rules||Manage incoming email with filters|
|Flag messages for follow-up||Add messages to your tasks list or a follow-up label|
|Get desktop mail notifications via desktop alerts||Enable desktop notifications in Chrome|
|Share a mailbox||Delegate your mailbox to individuals or use Google Groups to share more broadly|
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