Google's Gmail application lets you do most of the same things you can with your old email application. It also has some powerful new features, and a few things work differently than what you're used to. Here are resources for learning and mastering your new email application.
Getting Started
What is Gmail? Video (3:30) A quick look at Gmail conversations, search, chat, archiving, labels, filters, and more.
Sending, replying, and other Gmail basics  Quick steps for how to compose messages, add attachments, reply and forward, and print messages.
Create your signature, labels, and filters  Quick steps for organizing messages with labels and setting up other elements of your environment.
Create groups and mailing lists  Create contact groups to organize your personal contacts and to use as personal mailing lists.
 Setting up proxy email account              Quick steps to set up a proxy or delegated mail account
Making the Switch
Transitioning from Outlook  Learn to accomplish some of the same tasks in Gmail that you're used to in Outlook.
Conversations and other Gmail innovations  An introduction to Gmail's unique mail management features, including conversation threads, archiving. stars and labels, and Google powered search.
What's not available in Gmail  Features you might be used to in your old email application than aren't yet in Gmail.
Quick Video Clips
View Gmail video clips (1:30 - 3:00) Short clips on threaded conversations, labels, filters, archiving, message search, archiving, and more.
 Start organising your mail

 Managing your Inbox: Gmail Tips and Tricks

(Short clips - 1 hour total) Go beyond the basics to learn strategies for using labels, filters, archiving and Google search to manage your inbox.

Options for mobile users Yes, you can access Gmail on your mobile phone! Follow the link to find out how.


For even more information about using Gmail, check out the Gmail Help Center.