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Mastering email for fun & profit

Mastering email for fun & profit

A guide to configuring Mail.app to work well with G-mail.

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John W. Long

August 31, 2012
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  1. EMAIL MASTERING Getting the most out of your mail client...

    F O R F U N & P R O F I T
  2. The Players... GMail APPLE MAIL

  3. GMAil ✦ Filters AND LABELS ✦ IMAP , FTW! ✦

    ADVANCED IMAP Configuration
  4. FILTERS & LABELS

  5. FILTERS & LABELS

  6. FILTERS & LABELS

  7. Filters & Labels ✦ Sort & Tag ✦ Clean Up

    INBOX
  8. IMAP ✦ BEST FOR MULTIPLE E-MAIL CLIENTS ✦ REMEMBERS READ/UNREAD

    ✦ STORED ON SERVER
  9. IMAP & GMAIL

  10. ADVANCED CONFIGURATION

  11. ADVANCED CONFIGURATION

  12. POWER COMBO!!!! Gee APPLE?

  13. WHY APPLE MAIL? ✦ MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS ✦ ITS FAST!!! ON

    MOUNTAIN LION ROOOAAAARRRR!!!
  14. ADD GMAIL ACCOUNTS

  15. MAILBOX BEHAVIORS

  16. DISABLE JUNK FILTERING

  17. APPLE MAIL & IMAP ✦ ADD GMAIL ACCOUNTS ✦ EDIT

    MAILBOX BEHAVIORS ✦ TURN OFF JUNK FILTER
  18. MOAR SETTINGS!!!

  19. NO RULES! USE GMAIL FILTERS

  20. APPLE MAIL

  21. INTERFACE ERLOAD!!

  22. HIDE THESE THINGS!!

  23. MUCH BETTER

  24. CUSTOMIZE THAT TOOLBAR

  25. ADD AN ARCHIVE BUTTON

  26. MOVE IS ALSO HELPFUL

  27. AND THE SIDEBAR

  28. GET RID OF REPLY...

  29. USE REPLY ALL INSTEAD

  30. EVEN BETTER

  31. ADDITIONAL MAIL SETTINGS ✦ NO RULES! ✦ No FAVORITES ✦

    NO SIDEBAR ✦ A NICER TOOLBAR
  32. WHY?

  33. A BETTER WORKFLOW ✦ ALL MAIL -> THE INBOX ✦

    ARCHIVE OR DELETE UNLESS FOLLOW-UP NEEDED ✦ INBOX = TO-DO LIST
  34. MAKE SURE INBOX IS SELECTED

  35. FINISHED? ARCHIVE OR DELETE

  36. MY TO-DO list

  37. MORE INFO ✦ HOW TO MAKE MAIL.APP GET ALONG WITH

    GMAIL http://blog.xiao-ma.com/2011/02/20/make-apple-mail-app-likes-gmail/