How to Use the Infinite Number of Email Addresses Gmail Gives You

Did you know that adding in periods anywhere in the front part of your Gmail address makes no difference what so ever?

For example: john.smith@gmail.com works just the same as johnsmith@gmail.com. What’s more, you can add a plus sign and any word before the @ sign (e.g. johnsmith+hello@gmail.com) .

Wonder how this info can help you with organizing you Gmail inbox? Using the right email address, combined with the Gmail filters, can do wonders for your inbox.

Newsletter Filtering

The next time you sign up for a newsletter, app or website, use an address like johnsmith+news@gmail.com. That way, you can filter out everything sent to this address to a low-priority label or folder. A couple of options available to you are to have Gmail mark all these messages as unimportant, or categorize them all as Updates.

 

Gmail Infinite Number of Addresses

Read the whole article to learn how to bring order to the chaos of your inbox: giving friends VIP status, dividing work life and personal life, controlling your home and creating a to do list.

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