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How To Automatically Back Up And Purge Your Gmail Every 30 Days

If the Sony hack has taught us anything, it’s that keeping incriminating emails in your inbox is a terrible idea. If someone gets into your email, everything you’ve ever said could be out in the open. Here’s how to make sure that doesn’t happen by automatically backing up and deleting everything in your Gmail account on a schedule.


Google Drive Files Can Be Attached In Gmail As Files, Not Just Links

When Google first introduced the ability to attach files from Drive directly in Gmail, it originally only supported sharing links. Now, you can attach the files directly.


Ask LH: How Can I Archive My Gmail?

Dear Lifehacker, I use Google Drive quite extensively, and I am now close to the 15GB limit. I have deducted that the main offender is numerous emails with attachments – as a lot of these are quite sensitive (job applications for example) – I don’t want to just delete them. Is there any way to bulk forward them to Evernote, or otherwise save them locally?


Email Google For An Invite To Google Inbox Today, A Limited Time Offer

If you missed the previous rounds of Google’s new Inbox email app invitations and don’t know anyone who can help you get one, now’s your chance to grab your invite. The offer is good from 0500 to 0700 AEDT today.


Gmail Now Has An Edit Button For Attachments

Gmail has just added a new “edit” button, which lets you edit attachments directly in Google Docs.


Search Your Email Receipts Right From Google

If you use Gmail, you probably know that Google can parse your email receipts for things like package tracking in Google Now. If you want to see a list of your most recent receipts — or see one in particular — you can just search “my purchases” on Google.


Access Google Inbox From Any Browser With A User Agent Switch

Google’s new Inbox service is great, but it only works on Android, iOS and Chrome. If none of those are your preferred method for accessing your email, The Zinx shows you how to change your browser’s user agent to access Inbox anywhere.


Get Google's New Material Design Apps, Even If You Don't Have Lollipop

Android: If you thought you had to wait for Lollipop to roll out before you got your hands on Google’s new material design releases, you thought wrong. While they might not be available in the Google Play Store just yet, you can download the Maps, Calendar, and Gmail 5.0 APKs now.


Compose Gmail Message Lets You Send Email Without Seeing Your Inbox

Mac: Everyone knows what it’s like to open Gmail to send an email, and before you get know it, you’ve spent a half-hour on a dozen unread messages. Worse, you’ve forgotten to send the one you originally meant to. This Automator script helps you stay focused.


How Inbox By Gmail Works, And How To Use It Productively

Last week, Google released a brand new email manager called Inbox. If you’re new to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, here’s what we’ve found after a week of using it.