Top Secret Gmail Tips & Tricks: 7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do

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#1: Get the Feed Firefox Add-On

The feed is a great little add-on that gives you a quick view of your email activity at all times, regardless of what browser you're using. (This applies to Chrome and Internet Explorer as well.)

Click here for a quick Firefox extension tutorial.

Tip: While the Firefox add-on isn't as pretty as the one built into Chrome, it does do a lot of the same stuff, including tracking the subject line of the messages you receive, opening them in a separate tab, and reading a bit of the content of each email.

If you want to find out why we like the Firefox add-on so much, click here for more info.

Tip: If the page doesn't seem to load, try right-clicking on it and selecting "open in new tab.

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How to delete emails without opening them

You can delete emails from Gmail without actually opening them.

You will only have to open up the email to delete it. All you have to do is highlight the message, right-click on the message, and click on 'Delete from Gmail'.

Click on 'Delete from Google Drive' and delete the message from your Google Drive account.

How to stop Gmail from creating a history of emails I've opened

Sometimes, you'll need to access information that you've sent to people. Unfortunately, Google can track emails you've sent to people as soon as they open it. You can prevent Google from doing that by heading to Gmail > Settings and privacy > Keypass.

To enable Keypass, click on the cog icon to the left of the 'Delete my emails?' text and scroll down to the very bottom. Click 'Turn on Keypass' to turn on Keypass.

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Top Secret Gmail Tips & Tricks: 7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do

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How to track where you’ve read your emails

Search for an email from a specific source

Search for a specific email in the Search box. All emails from the same source will appear in the results.

Quickly view emails using a reading list.

Read a text message, telephone message, or website URL from within Gmail

Use a message digest feature to view an entire email message, including attachments and rich media.

Send and receive text messages from Gmail

Search and send specific file types to other people in your address book

Select a contact from your address book, click the Text tab, and choose a file from your phone or device.

Check out our full list of Gmail tips and tricks here

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Today, we have got great news for those Google users who didn't know how to set a message in different themes using the Gmail app.

Most of the people who use the Google Chrome browser usually set their message as different themes as per their liking. And now, the same thing can be done using the Gmail app as well.

For example, let's see some of the most asked and little-known things about the Gmail app. The things were tried and tested by the users to work on different occasions.

So, let's get started with the most obvious things that you didn't know that you could do with your Gmail app.

1. Set Right Theme Using Gmail

If you are one of those users who wants to change the theme of your Gmail account, it is quite easy as well as quick.

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