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3 Gmail Add-Ons You Need to Use!

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Steve takes a look at the benefits of using 3 terrific Gmail add-on applications. www.rapportive.com www.boomeranggmail.com www.findbigmail.com Steve showcases Rapportive, which offers social context in email, Boomerang, which creates reminders automatically from any incoming or outgoing message, and a attachment management tool, called findbigmail. Webinar Wednesday Join us live each week for another live webinar, http://members.dottotech.com/?page_id=4728 Support Dotto Tech on Patreon http://patreon.com/dottotech For more info on Steve's Toolkit, (everyone wants to know what tools Steve uses!) https://www.dottotech.com/toolkit/ Here are all Steve’s Recommended Tools https://www.amazon.com/shop/dottotech?ref=ac_inf_hm_vp Check out Steve’s Vlog https://dottotech.com/vlog/
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Fred Johnstoon (3 months ago)
that work tho danm son👍
Sheldon Allred (4 months ago)
Steve, currently my inbox shows the last message. Sometimes the threads change toic. I want to make the messages show up oldest to newest. can i do that?
Darieal Sutton (5 months ago)
Hey Steve, I have a question for anyone at this point. is there a way to do a mail merge from google sheets and then print instead of sending an email, if I choose to do so? If yes, which add-on would you recommend that would not eventually charge me... If there is such a thing! TY in advance. (Love Your Channel BTW)
dottotech (5 months ago)
I don't have a step by step for you, but check here https://productforums.google.com/forum/
Barbara Lolordo (8 months ago)
Steve: I am getting what you are sharing, howevere, I messed up my Master password, not once but twice. is there any hope for me to start over and use i t? I ried everything and it won't let me. Barb L. NM
dottotech (8 months ago)
You have to go through the Google Password recovery labyrinth. I wish I had some shortcut but I don't know of one.
Edward Rodriguez (1 year ago)
wow
OZ H2O (1 year ago)
I think you do an awesome job, well done. Thank you for the valuable information you provide.
Robert Jones (1 year ago)
Awesome information as always ... Thanks Steve!
Gamal Abdall (1 year ago)
Thank you so much, its really very nice that you share those tips.
Jef Hatcher (1 year ago)
very good
Happi Tummi (1 year ago)
BTW, one thing I have not been able to figure out ....When I read an email on my laptop and I archive it or respond to it, I would like for that email to be archived on my other devices. What do I need to do?
Happi Tummi (1 year ago)
Hey Steve, Thank you so much. I am so excited to use boomerang. This will make a big difference with my follow through.
William Wooten (1 year ago)
good information I can use for my gmail account.
abhe pan (1 year ago)
HI Steve, its a great tool, thank you for the info , which tool are you using for making and editing the videos that you making .... thank you ...
Roberta Schmitt (1 year ago)
Steve, love your channel - looking for something (an extension if possible) to give me read reports w/o the party I sent the email to knowing. I used to have one through Hubspot but they no longer offer it. It was terrific. It would show me each time someone opened up the email I sent them...hoping you have a solution - keep up the amazing work, and thanks so much!
james lynde (1 year ago)
Love your bubbly infectious personality. Great Job.
aspak khan (1 year ago)
thenk gmail
Mer Ahmad Joinda (1 year ago)
hello sir ! when some person sending email to me so how to know the location that person send email to my ?
Hi Steve, thanks for sharing this video. I also installed the add-ons you talk about in this video and maybe it's coincidence but the order of the add-ons in your video is the best first and the least interesting last, however all 3 are pretty useful I think and I will try them out to see if I find them useful... I'm pretty sure that I'm gonna love the first add-on and I think I'm gonna be using that one long term. I'm sharing this video and a few more on my social media profiles and I want to write a blog post about Gmail to help people get the most out of it and your videos are very good and you show exactly what I think is important so I want to use a couple of your videos if you're okay with that... I would like to put the best videos in one blog post and maybe do another one for Google Drive, Chrome, Forms and the hidden gems and it would be subscription based that's why I'm asking if you're okay with it because I don't want any legal issues or being accused of any copyright infringement so it's important that you give me an answer to this question before I go on with this. I wish you the best, Ricardo Penders CEO [email protected]®Ez_
mspiritseeker (1 year ago)
This is the best 10 minutes I have spent on information all day.
Christian Himmer (1 year ago)
rapportive is not working .. do you still using it???
Candi Newcombe (1 year ago)
Great information!
Sabareesh Menon (1 year ago)
ur way of talk in Managment thoughts known as 'Carry the pople/subordinates/Colleages.
Bukenya Ivan Harry (1 year ago)
great
Johnny Phan (1 year ago)
How do I send my appointment a group with return confirmation?
Sina Hodgson (1 year ago)
great tips Steve!
Erin Gillan (1 year ago)
Thanks for sharing, Steve. Also have you heard anything about free boomerang alternative, deskun.com? I've found it recently and seems like there is really a free and unlimited feature of email scheduling and snooze.
Tobias Ka (1 year ago)
You can find big mails just using the search. No reason to send them to some other service provider.
John Eloi (1 year ago)
Great! Thanks
Techliner (1 year ago)
How to Send an Email to Undisclosed sender from Gmail?
Duncan McDonald (1 year ago)
April 13 20-7 Labs has very few of your showed labs
Magy (1 year ago)
Thank you Steve, Very useful tools
elpolinodelapc (1 year ago)
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S EF (1 year ago)
You have a canadian accent : )
Kaye Swain (1 year ago)
Thank you. I've used rapportive for some time but never knew it could show me my email conversations I really appreciate that.
turbo2ltr (1 year ago)
Use this in gmail search, no plugin needed: larger:20mb before:2016-01-01 Will search for mail larger than 20mb and before Jan 1st 2016. Change size and date as needed. "larger:" and "before:" (also "after:") can be used independently or in any combination. Thinking about boomerang, but I'm wondering how much data they mine from your gigs of emails and sell to other companies...google does enough of that as it is..
Amber Richards (1 year ago)
is there a way to remove attachments from the emails in Gmail, yet still keep the message thread?
Lakshminarayanan Pn (1 year ago)
very informative and useful.
ravitheja gulla (1 year ago)
can you guide me how to add add ons or extensions to my Gmail.
yazmeh (1 year ago)
try on Streak for gmail
Salil Kotia (1 year ago)
Good Job Sir. Thanks for your time being spent, Keep it up. Respect :)
LulusPlannerlife Gmz (1 year ago)
how do I update to the lates 2017 gmail or does it update by itself on my desktop , thanks for sharing i downloaded this tool but had no idea.
Google chrome will update everything automatically so don't worry about that.
Pravin Aaron (1 year ago)
Thank you very much... That was simple and clear...
D.Jr. N. (1 year ago)
Steve, Great info of this tutorial. I am hooked
Customer Support (1 year ago)
wow great video I have a questions those add ons for gmail do I have to use just chrome to complete the task because I use opera and also firefox and have all my passwords saved under those browsers
dottotech (1 year ago)
Some of the add ons will work in the other browsers, you have to search on a case by case basis.
Jeremy Smith (1 year ago)
Nice.
Jameel Jahanian (1 year ago)
Whatever you teaching is wonderful but What i learn from your tutorials is "English", I am not native but can understand you really clear.
I bet your day is now a little bit better after reading Jameel's awesome compliment, it's nice to hear that every once in awhile, right Steve? You rock Jameel
dottotech (1 year ago)
That is great news!
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alice smith (1 year ago)
Even though this video is as old as time, the information is still very valuable and useful today. Great tips on some great tools, thanks dude!!
Preparing ForSHTF (1 year ago)
Thanks, Steve. This has been time well spent. I'll give these productivity tools a try.
HaRdKoR_CdN (1 year ago)
Well done. 3 I have never heard of and I find all 3 useful in my day to day use of Gmail. Thank you. I did see the comments below and agree with your assessment of Rapportive and have switched to Full Contact as well.
Ullimately (1 year ago)
Rapportive is rubbish. only gives you a result for someone on one single rare social networking site...for anything else...dont know... dont know... and Boomerang? Installed it, looked at it, deleted it.
Thomas Keely (1 year ago)
I look better than all of yous for 58 and I have the baddest fighting kids your ever see I hope someone gets sick close to you I can prove I don't have it and how would SC know how big my cock is unless I was drunk and had sex with him and any hole would be big she had aperture legs and right to the elbow with 20 guys a day what a mom I'm right in Gloucester come see me
Melissa Papacek (1 year ago)
LOVE Rapportive! It's a great tool to give you insight into your contacts.
Kuljeet Kaur (1 month ago)
Good video! Alo try very Good article on must have Gmail Add-ons. http://www.techcluesblog.com/2018/09/11/most-commonly-used-gmail-add-ons/
Ade Nim (1 year ago)
Melissa Papacek
I use this boomerang alternative https://deskun.com/, it's free
Karl Harvey (1 year ago)
hi, i'm using google calendar to schedule work for 5 vans, is there an app that will pull the information for each van ( callander ) and allow you to add comments next to it? ie work done time actually taken in order to create a time sheet ?
Eric Tsang (1 year ago)
Dot, Can we create letter in Word 2106 and use Gmail to send in bulk .. like Word with Oulook ?
Elizabeth Donato (1 year ago)
Steve, you are awesome. Thanks for always uploading so many useful and educational emails. If it wasn't for you I would have given up on many valuable apps, extensions and so much more. Keep up the great work.
Mohit Madaan (2 years ago)
FIND BIG MAIL, how is that better than just using gmail advanced search and finding email of anysize you want... such as "Search all emails larger than 4 MB" and so forth?
Thomas Keely (1 year ago)
Mohit Madaan I'm making sure she's doing a good job she is getting old and large
Deulsenia Jones (2 years ago)
Boomerang, somewhat like Outlook?
Akilah Pitts (2 years ago)
Hey +dottotech, I'm not sure if you've found this out already since this video is from 2014, but I, too, don't like when they add extra labels so I use opt to 'HIDE THE LABEL' using the little drop-down arrow next to the menu item's name. This way, the label is still there when I need it but isn't visible. Hope that helps! =)
Karin Wagner (2 years ago)
We love Google Apps and cant live without it.  So much so we even made our own Desktop App for it (for Windows and Mac) Easily access all your Google accounts from one simple interface! https://www.GetGamma.net/
I like the "Mailto: for Gmail" extension for Chrome. When you click on a mail link on a site it will open in Gmail instead of trying to open Outlook.
dottotech (2 years ago)
Great feature!
Enrique Camacho (2 years ago)
I also found a tool called FORIGOTRON.COM. This toold allows you to recall emails in Google Apps domains. Even after 24hrs of email sent.
Magy (1 year ago)
it looks a great tool and less than $10 a year. Thank you Enrique
dottotech (2 years ago)
I will have a look
Mark Kubeny (2 years ago)
Are you still using Rapportive? I went to add the extension and the recent reviews are not very good. Any updates on this one? Thank you!
dottotech (2 years ago)
No, they got bought by LinkedIn and sort of ruined. I have been using Full Contact
Varun .G.Pillai (2 years ago)
Awesome. but i am bit skeptic about giving someone else , access to my personal mail!.
You know if you use anything from Google that they know everything about you, your friends and your family and if you're also using an Android device and you need to have you Google account connected to it as soon as you want to go online and get your apps updated and that will reveal even more about you to Google. Google of course isn't sharing that publicly but I'm a beta tester for them and an insider so believe me when I'm saying that Google probably knows more about you than you know about yourself and they are tracking your online behavior already for years and you're not even aware of that. Be a sceptic all your want, I know it already too late for everyone so instead of being stuck in your little world and holding yourself back you should get yourself out of the way, open your eyes, do what you love and live a much happier life.
Dave L (2 years ago)
Awesome insights google has it all lol. these folks stay up 24/8 always coming up with something else what's next? tech overkill would you say? sub to your page again thanks D
Ibrahim Salem (1 year ago)
thanks for this helpful by
Dave L
kof839 (2 years ago)
Nice vid, thanks. btw you can use gmail filters for that purpose to find big attachments. You can even set the size in MB, with conditions.
Stacee Cassidy (2 years ago)
Extremely helpful! Thanks Steve
LMTFx (2 years ago)
Why give someone authorization to "View and Modify" your emails?!? Just to find the size? You can do this easily by searching "larger:5m" (emails larger then 5Mb), etc -- https://gmail.googleblog.com/2012/11/search-for-emails-by-size-and-more-in.html
Mona Sen (2 years ago)
Read some very useful tricks and tips about gmail from this log https://techyuga.com/gmail-tricks/ I found it useful
Sohag Patel (2 years ago)
Thank you dottotech this was very useful
Nitin Ule (2 years ago)
helpful https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7190?hl=en
Ben Nottelling (2 years ago)
Hey just wondering, but what do you use to host your website?
Ben Nottelling (2 years ago)
+dottotech Ok
dottotech (2 years ago)
I use word press on a self-hoated server
ovalteens (2 years ago)
Great tips! With FindBigMail, aren't you worried about security and allowing someone to access your inbox like that?
LMTFx (2 years ago)
That's not true. Before they can send you the size report, you have to give authorization to "View and modify" all your emails. If this isn't a security issue... Then you live in Disney World!
dottotech (2 years ago)
Not really, they are looking at file size.
sukhpreet gill (2 years ago)
hi
Juan Pena (2 years ago)
Banana processed everything is badass good Moon
Mark Hamilton-Taylor (2 years ago)
Awesome ! Steve, love the delivery and the fab tips
adam albo (2 years ago)
you can just write "size:12mb" in the search bar
Steve Godreau (2 years ago)
Steve - I need a tip - two gmail accounts and I want to "sync" not copy, not share but sync the contacts only in both... ideas?
C.M.O. & Logistics (2 years ago)
Wow thanks
Rodrigo Lanthiez (2 years ago)
Thanks, Doctor !
Sidney Brown (2 years ago)
nice list and will try thanks
RoseKitsune1 (2 years ago)
I know this is an old video but... is there a.free way in g-mail to send  Read Receipts? . Because the free Gmail there is not. And I can't find a free way to send one. And  I do not use google chrome. I use  Internet explorer11 and Microsoft edge. I don't use  Mozilla thunderbird... like I use to before I got my SSD drive because... that would add writes to my SSD drive because.... Mozilla thunderbird is on your desktop and so are your e-mails are to... unlike g-mail that is only on the web. Mozilla thunderbird is a desktop email client that works with any e-mail even Gmail. Thanks
Richard Sullivan (2 years ago)
Good stuff, Steve. Thanks!
Rumana Kadiwala (2 years ago)
Richard Sullivan ة
Mary Messore (2 years ago)
GEMAIL quality: I have over 1000 promotional email. How can I delete them all without deleting them one at a time?
Aaron Cody (1 year ago)
Mary Messore m
dottotech (2 years ago)
+Mary Messore Select all, then when you delete it will ask of you want to do the same with all the similar email
Andrew Hall (2 years ago)
I added Rapportive and can see the Linkedin profiles. However, the most useful part of the addon for me was the ability to see your recent correspondence with the person you are emailing. This is not showing. Is there something else I need to do?
dottotech (2 years ago)
+Andrew Hall It is not you, it is Rapportive, they are reducing the features. Now I am using Discoverly instead...
Anna-Marie Booth (2 years ago)
So useful! Thank you!
Jon Cunliffe (2 years ago)
An excellent tutorial thank you Steve.
Alissa Haroush (2 years ago)
Thanks!
Kyle Wiley (2 years ago)
Thank you i am trying to send an email to a friend in french, But google keeps converting it to English when i hit send. any help there ?
dottotech (2 years ago)
+Kyle Wiley That is strange, I have no idea what is happening!
moesilverio (2 years ago)
excellent info.
Jan Sosniecki (2 years ago)
I also find this video usefull, in particular Boomerang that I installed at once. But having used it for some days, I wondered, is this legal? I mean, Boomerang gather so much information about the recipient and gives so much insight that it makes me think that Boomerang is too efficient. (Legal also depends under which legislation you are). What do you think?
Bill Raglow (2 years ago)
Thanks Steve, I am now a subscriber!
dottotech (2 years ago)
+Bill Raglow Welcome aboard!
Marco Burgin (2 years ago)
Dott, did you by any chance try Outreach.io (paid) and ReplyUp.com (free) to send follow up emails?
P (2 years ago)
I cannt afforg to pay nortland for more internet
Christopher Robinson (2 years ago)
My top three: 1. Boomerang 2. Canned Responses 3. Unread Message Icon
JP Gwinn (2 years ago)
Hi Steve, I know this is an old YouTube, but will Rapportive work with Gmails new In Box by Gmail
Tracie Oliver (2 years ago)
Awesome...thanks!
Natassha Hu (2 years ago)
hello: found out gmail does allow one to find large attachment. see belowTo search for attachments in Gmail, the search parameter is has:attachment – this will bring up all emails with an attachment. To find attachments over a certain size – to clean up your email – you can do this using size:. So, to search for large attachments you could use the search size:10M – this will show all emails with attachments larger than 10MBCombine this search with the older_than parameter to find mail older than a certain period. For example older_than:2y will find mail more than 2 years old; older_than:30d finds mail over 30 days old.Thank you for the info on boomerang.
dottotech (2 years ago)
+NATASSHA HU Thanks so much for that! Great tips!
Ted Fines (2 years ago)
You might want to update your findings on rapportive. For instance the 'Raplets' section is no longer on their site. The 'Notes' option doesn't appear for me either. Overall the plugin looks great in your video, but so far I'd give it a "meh" in practice, so maybe they have changed, and for the worse?
Golf Dude (2 years ago)
Do you have an update to these 3 as your newest 3 Gmail add-ons ?
dottotech (2 years ago)
+Golf Dude Great Suggestion!, It is on the list!
Wayne Louis (2 years ago)
Great tip, how do you add comments and view recent mail? The option doesn't appear to work on my Gmail.
Wayne Louis (2 years ago)
+dottotech Thank you for your reply. To be clearer on my comment, in the window to right of Gmails inbox window under the LinkedIn information box, I have noticed that I don't have any option to 'add a note for this person' or recent mail option so I can search for emails from that particular recipient. I was also wondering if I this particular feature is still active or not?
dottotech (2 years ago)
+Wayne Louis I'm at a loss to help you, not certain exactly what it is you're looking for.

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