How to Use Gmail Notifier

Gmail Notifier is a nifty, small application that can save you time while surfing the Internet. After a quick installation, Gmail Notifier alerts you when new email messages arrive in your inbox and make replying to them a snap. Read the following tips to learn how to use Gmail Notifier on your computer.

Difficulty: Moderately Easy
  1. Step 1

    Download Gmail Notifier from within your Gmail account. Sign in with your email address, click the “Help” link, type in “Notifier” and click on the download link included in the result “About Gmail Notifier.” If you are prompted for a choice, select “Save” so that the file will be saved on your computer.

  2. Step 2

    Install Gmail Notifier on your computer. “Click on GmailInstaller” if the installation does not begin immediately.

  3. Step 3

    Find the Gmail email icon on your system tray.

  4. Step 4

    Click on the icon to set program preferences. You can make Gmail your default email program, choose notifying mail sounds and specify that you’d like Gmail Notifier to check for new mail every two minutes.

  5. Step 5

    Be notified when new email messages arrive by hearing the sound or checking the icon. You may view the number of unread messages, read snippets of 30 emails and compose replies with Gmail Notifier.


Tips & Warnings
  • Users with Google Talk already installed on their computer do not have to download Google Notifier. You’ll be notified of new incoming messages on Google Talk.
  • Mac users who download and install Google Notifier may be alerted when new email messages arrive and get regular reminders about events on their Google Calendars without having to open Gmail in an Internet browser.



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