Google Migration 2011-2012

So we've migrated to Google…now what?

 

Get to know Google's web interface and features.  

Even if you are using a web client to access your Google Mail - you will need to understand the key concepts below in how Google organizes and manages your mail.

 

Overview

Your First Days: Google's very useful overview of Gmail


Key concepts

 Labels and Stars vs. Folders (video)

 Conversations vs. Threads (video)

 Creating filters (video)


Useful features

Getting your contacts into Gmail

Setting vacation settings

Keyboard shortcuts for working in the Gmail interface

Forwarding your @ucsc.edu email to another account


Issues? 

Review troubleshooting guide


Want to use Apple Mail or Thunderbird?

Change your settings to see Google Mail in your email application


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    These instructions have been subject to revision.  Always check this page for the most current information.

    Questions? Feedback?  Email hcs@ucsc.edu

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