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Top 10 Gmail Labs And Features You Should Enable

As if Gmail wasn’t powerful enough, you can find all sorts of goodies and extra features in Gmail Labs. The list is pretty massive, so we’ve narrowed down our 10 favourite labs to help increase your email productivity.


FullContact Fills In Details About Your Contacts In Gmail

Chrome: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are great ways for you find out more about a person, especially if they don’t know them but are likely to meet them. FullContact is a Chrome plugin that shows the social profiles of the person you’re exchanging emails with.


WiseStamp Adds Email Signatures To Inbox By Gmail

Chrome/Firefox: Google’s new Inbox is a great way to manage email, but it does have one drawback: No signatures. On mobile, that makes sense (sort of), but in the webapp, it’s a big omission. WiseStamp fills the gap nicely with simple, good-looking signatures.


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.