Gmail storage full? Kill this monster problem with this magic move

    Gmail storage being full is one of the biggest problems. However, you have weapons at hand to slay this monster problem.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Nov 27 2022, 21:16 IST
    How to use Gmail without internet! Follow these steps to send email offline
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    1/5 With the internet becoming a necessity, it is now difficult to imagine even a single day without it. Almost all your work- from official to personal requires an internet connection. Even the apps you have on your phone require an internet connection to run including email. However, what if you are facing an internet issue and you have to send an important mail? Now, Gmail can be used to send email offline. Yes, you will not require any internet connection for the same. (Unsplash)
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    2/5 You will be able to read, respond to, and search your Gmail messages even when you are not connected to the Internet by visiting mail.google.com. It can be noted that in order to make it easier to use Gmail to send email offline, it is recommended to bookmark mail.google.com in Chrome. Also if you are using Gmail with your work or school account, you can ask your admin to help change your settings. Wondering how to get Gmail offline? Check it below. (Unsplash)
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    3/5 On your computer, make sure you have downloaded Chrome. You can only use Gmail offline in a Chrome browser window, not using Incognito mode. Then go to Gmail offline settings or click on the link- https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#settings/offline. (Unsplash)
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    4/5 Check "Enable offline mail." Choose your settings, such as how many days of messages you want to sync and finally click Save changes. (Unsplash)
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    5/5 You can also bookmark Gmail to use offline. You can bookmark your inbox to make accessing your email offline easier. In Chrome, open your Gmail inbox and to the right of the address bar, click Star. (Unsplash)
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    Promotional emails can fill your Gmail storage. Know how to avoid these annoying spam mails. (Unsplash)

    If Gmail is there to help you communicate with your personal and professional circles, it has also become a monster problem as it is being used by unscrupulous people as a medium to pass promotional materials to your inbox- Spam. These days, marketing agencies are widely using Gmail to promote their products and services. This abundance of Spam means you have a Gmail storage full problem on your hands. And what is more, it keeps coming back. Not just that, these emails piling up in your Gmail inbox can make you miss reading important email and in worse case scenario, delete important ones by mistake. Thankfully, Gmail offers an option to block these promotional emails and to get rid of the Gmail storage full problem. You can delete these promotional emails to save your storage memory in simple steps.

    How to block an unwanted email address to avoid promotional emails

    • First of all, open your Gmail account on your smartphone or web.
    • Then, open the email address of the sender whom you want to block.
    • Following that click on the three-dot menu button in the top-right corner.
    • Here, you will find several options. Tap on the "Block (sender)" option from the drop-down menu.
    • It will pop up a confirmation option. Click on Block to confirm.
    • Now you will no longer get emails from the blocked sender. All new messages or emails from this sender will be sent to Spam.

    How to delete all promotions emails to fix Gmail storage full problem

    Step 1:

    Apart from blocking the sender, you can also get rid of the existing promotional emails. 

    Step 2:

    First, log in with your Gmail account on a desktop or laptop. 

    Step 3:

    Then, in the search bar, simply type “unsubscribe” and hit enter. What will this do? It will simply show you a list of all emails that carry an Unsubscribe button.

    Step 4:

    Tick the box above to select all emails with this Unsubscribe tag. 

    Step 5:

    Now, all you need to do is just tap on the delete button and all these promotional emails will be deleted. In case you want to keep some of these emails that you find useful, you can deselect those specific emails before hitting the delete button. However, you will need to deselect manually, one by one.

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    First Published Date: 27 Nov, 21:16 IST
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