Master Gmail
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Master Gmail

From novice to expert in one course! Includes the bonus apps of Hangouts, Contacts, Tasks and Keep.
4.8 (228 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,824 students enrolled
Created by John Meixner
Last updated 10/2015
English
Current price: $12 Original price: $20 Discount: 40% off
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Discover Gmail’s new tools and advanced formatting options
  • Add emoticons and learn about the important role they play
  • Understand sending limits and break the barrier to attach files of any size
  • Learn the new attachment options to eliminate the tedious download
  • View, Download, Save and Edit attachments
  • Uncover the power of Google search with advanced options and operators
  • Enable more stars and see how ordering them can make your life easier
  • Learn the best tip about stars and how to never forget a message again
  • Set inbox type to determine what gets your attention first
  • Customize importance markers to prioritize
  • Discover the power of labels and use their additional options
  • Are you a piler or a filer? Organize email based on your personality
  • Manage trash and spam and find what makes these labels unique
  • Personalize Gmail with simple, dynamic and even custom themes
  • Learn the best practices for identification photos and signature lines
  • Understand and control conversation view
  • Turn on the configure inbox tool to automatically sort and organize
  • Find out how desktop notifications and vacation responders are unique in Gmail
  • Master filters and watch as they perform tasks for you
  • Uncover hidden features like last activity and quick action buttons
  • Activate the life saving "Undo send"
  • Explore Gmail labs and take advantage of the most important one
  • Add new features to your browser with extensions
  • Learn the easy way to create contacts
  • Understand the differences between My Contacts, Most Contacted, Other Contacts, and Directory
  • Save the day by evoking the "restore contacts" feature
  • Make life easier by creating and using contact groups and the secret to organizing them
  • Prevent the #1 mistake when emailing groups
  • Learn how to enable Hangouts and discover the savvy new features
  • Unleash even more ways to communicate by making calls in Gmail
  • Set up your own Google Voice number to enable more features
  • Use Hangouts to chat within your organization or around the world
  • See how video calls can make communication more personal
  • Enable advanced features like conferences, screen sharing and effects
  • Use tasks to keep your goals on track
  • See how incoming emails can transform into tasks
  • Understand due dates and why they are so important
  • Bring your task list with you via Smartphone
  • Use Keep to save what's on your mind
  • Find out the brand new way to be reminded
  • And much more!
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Requirements
  • Have your Gmail open and ready to work with. A Chromebook, Mac or PC is recommended.
Description

Gmail is so much more than sending and receiving emails. With an educated user at the controls, Gmail can help organize your messages (and your life)! You can customize the app to your personal style and have it perform tasks for you! First, learn the basics of composing, formatting and inserting attachments, links, photos and emoticons. Then, quickly master advanced features like stars, importance markers, labels, filters and labs. Discover little known features like last activity and other hidden gems! In the Contacts section, you will manage the people in your world and communicate more efficiently with groups. Finally, uncover the bonus apps: Hangouts expands Gmail to include text, voice and video! Tasks mange your to-dos and Keep is the place to create and store notes. All this in Master Gmail!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is perfect for anyone who is ready to become a Gmail master.
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
01:51:05
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:39

See what's coming in Master Gmail!

Preview 01:39
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Gmail
5 Lectures 01:19:21

It all starts with knowing how to effectively send and receive messages. Become an expert on the formatting and attachment toolbars. Insert files, links, images and emoticons. Learn the different replay options and how to avoid the the biggest mistake in the email world.

Preview 19:26

Send And Receive Emails
3 questions

You've mastered the basics of sending and receiving. Organization is the next key step. Become a search expert, use stars and importance markers to your advantage, apply labels, and match your personality style to Gmail.

Organize Your Messages (And Your Life), Part I
17:57

Organize Your Messages (And Your Life), Part I
3 questions

You've mastered the basics of sending and receiving. Organization is the next key step. Become a search expert, use stars and importance markers to your advantage, apply labels, and match your personality style to Gmail.

Fun timeout included!

Organize Your Messages (And Your Life), Part II
15:38

Organize Your Messages (And Your Life), Part II
3 questions

Once Gmail is up and running smoothly, it's time to customize. Set themes, signatures, photos, notifications, inbox tabs and conversation view. Activate filters and the essential labs. To top it all off, add free extensions to enable additional features.

Customize Your Inbox, Part I
14:17

Customize Your Inbox, Part I
3 questions

Once Gmail is up and running smoothly, it's time to customize. Set themes, signatures, photos, notifications, inbox tabs and conversation view. Activate filters and the essential labs. To top it all off, add free extensions to enable additional features.

Customize Your Inbox, Part II
12:03

Customize Your Inbox, Part II
3 questions
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Bonus Apps
3 Lectures 30:05

My Contacts, Most Contacted, Starred, Groups and Directory. Whew! It's no wonder why many are confused with Contacts. Demystify creating and managing contacts. Most importantly, learn how to create groups to make your life easier. Uncover the top tips for working with people in your world.

Contacts
12:25

Contacts
3 questions

Are you using Hangouts? Many don't even have it activated within Gmail! Learn how to communicate three ways: text, voice and video all in one app. Use emoticons, get your own phone number and do presentations like a pirate in front of the whole world!

Fun timeout included!

Hangouts
10:34

Hangouts
3 questions

Tasks and Keep are two apps that many don't even know exist! Learn how to stay on track with Tasks and how to organize your notes with Keep. Discover the undocumented full screen command view, the best ways to be reminded and how to bring all the features with you on your phone.

Tasks And Keep
07:06

Tasks And Keep
3 questions
About the Instructor
John Meixner
4.5 Average rating
690 Reviews
9,474 Students
3 Courses
Google Certified Trainer, Administrator and Partner

John is a Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist, a Google Apps Certified Administrator and an Certified Google Trainer. He began his professional speaking career by training thousands of IT administrators on networking technologies. His experience as a network manager showed him the limitations of traditional computing. He became an early adopter of cloud technologies and founded Netdemics to help bring anywhere, any time, any device access to his clients. However, he soon realized that technology wasn't enough. Training was vital to make everyone incredible in the cloud!