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Send Message As Attachment

  1. Open the e-mail you want to forward as an attachment.
  2. Click on the small arrow, next to the Reply button.
  3. Click on Show Original.
  4. Copy the text and paste it into a text editor like Notepad.
  5. Save the file, for example on you desktop or My Documents.
  6. Compose a new e-mail in Gmail, attach the file and send it.

Email Limits

Infinite Email Addresses


Keyboard Shortcuts

While in the main window of Gmail (so not in a compose or print window) press ? on your keyboard for a pop-up overlay of keyboard shortcuts.


Load GMail In Standard Mode View

Load GMail In Basic HTML Mode View


All Messages Over 1MB

Search for...


All Unread Messages

In the search box type the following, afterwards press enter:


Search For Messages By Date



label:bulk before:2013/01/01


in:inbox before:2013/01/01

...and then delete them...


Google calls these Canned Responses, which have to be enabled in Settings > Labs.


Mutt command is used to send mail from command prompt. Using mutt command it is easy to add an attachment in the mail


-s – Used to specify the subject,
-c – Used to send carbon copies,
-v – Verbose it will show how mail sends,
-a – Used to attach a file.

First Method to attach a file and send from command prompt. Attach the file and mail body from c.txt file...

mutt -s "I am the subject" -a < c.txt

Second Method to attach a file and send from command prompt. Gets body of the mail from the standard output of echo command...

echo "I am the body of the mail" | mutt -s "subject of mail" -a attach.txt

Third Method to attach a file and send from command prompt. How to send a mail with cc...

echo "I am the content of the mail" mutt -s "subject of mail" -a attach.txt -c


Archiving lets you tidy up your inbox by moving messages from your inbox into your All Mail label, so you don't have to delete anything. It's like moving something into a filing cabinet for safekeeping, rather than putting it in the trash can.

Any message you've archived can be found by clicking the "All Mail" label on the left side of your Gmail page. You can also find a message you've archived by clicking on any other labels you've applied to it, or by searching for it.


Labels help you organize your messages into categories -- work, family, to do, read later, jokes, recipes, any category you want. Labels do all the work that folders do, but with an added bonus: you can add more than one to a message.

Only you can see your labels, so whether you mark a message with "Best friend" or "Read later," the sender will never know.

Inbox Tabs and Categories

Your messages are classified into categories such as Promotions, Social and Updates. You can choose to use categories as inbox tabs, and as labels. These categories make it easy to focus on messages that are important to you and read messages of the same type all at once.