Quick, name an app used by 1.5 billion people. Did you immediately think of Gmail? Or did you one of the social media or video apps? For business users, Gmail is like the old reliable coffee machine in the break room or the Toyota Camry you drive to work. It’s incredibly dependable, has powerful features and does exactly what you need it to do every single day.
Yet, for those who rely on Gmail, there are a few clever features you might not know about that could improve your productivity. Since Google recently updated the app with a new interface and features, here are eight pro tips.
1. Get serious about tasks.
Gmail now has a sidebar called Tasks where you can keep your to-do list. It’s handy because these items are only a click away. To show the menu, click the arrow on the lower right to show the side panel.
As a pro tip for power users, you can drag and drop any email to the Tasks panel to create a new task, say, to follow up on an email a co-worker sent you asking about a project.
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