Email & Gmail

Configure you email accounts, learn about email client software, and more.

Gmail

Information about the Gmail web-client

Configure Forwarding in Gmail

Login to the gmail account you want to forward email FROM. Click the gear icon, then Settings i...

Retrieve Email from your Other Email Accounts using Gmail

Configure your gmail account to retrieve email from your other email accounts:If the email accoun...

Using Filters in Gmail to Organize Incoming Mail

Did you know you can use filters to automatically label, archive, delete, star, or forward your m...

Free Up Space in your Gmail Account

WARNING!: Before deleting any email messages or attachments from your Gmail account, be sure to b...

Exporting Gmail Contacts

You can quickly export your Gmail Contacts list into a downloadable file. Here's how: Go to Goo...

How do I attach a signature in Gmail?

Gmail signatures are text that appear at the footer of your email message. Email signatures can b...

How do I keep certain emails from ending up in Junk Mail in Gmail?

You can 'whitelist' an email address to ensure it is not marked as Junk Mail by Gmail.In Gmail, i...

How does Gmail filter spam and viruses?

According to Google's website: "Google has one of the best spam blockers in the business, and it...

How do I import my contacts into Gmail?

If you need to export your contacts first click here. Instructions for importing contacts from a...

How do I setup an email auto-reply on Gmail?

For instructions on setting up an email auto-reply on Gmail click here.  

Can I create folders in Gmail?

Unfortunately, Gmail does not currently support folders. There are two ways you can manage emails...

Setting Up Gmail Desktop Notifications

Set up desktop notifications to avoid missing important messages from your email. Sign into you...

Gmail: Send Emails from a Google Group or Alias

If you have an alternate email that you would like to send emails from through your gmail account...

Using a Delegated Gmail Account

If you are a user or requester of a delegated account, please read all the information on this pa...

Email Client Software

Migrating from your MLML gmail account to your SJSU account

MLML staff, faculty, and students will soon be asked to switch to primarily using their @sjsu.edu...

Forward email from your MLML account to your SJSU account

How do I know when I'm done setting up forwarding? You disabled any forwarding from SJSU to MLML...

Migrate your Gmail filters from your MLML account to your SJSU account

If you don't have any filters set up in Gmail, you can skip this step.   How do I know when I'm...

Migrate your contacts from your MLML account to your SJSU account

If you don't have any contacts stored in your MLML Google account, you can skip this step.   Ho...

Migrate calendars from your MLML account to your SJSU account

How do I know when I'm done migrating my calendars? You made your SJSU account an owner of calen...

Use Google Takeout to transfer your email archive

How do I know when I'm done transferring my old email? You initiated the Transfer. When the Tra...

Best practices for using your SJSU Google Workspace account

LinkedIn Learning Through San Jose State University, you get free access to LinkedIn Learning,...

Use multiple Google accounts simultaneously with browser profiles and containers

Both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox provide features that allow you to use multiple Gmail acco...

Configure email on your phone and other third-party email programs

iOS (iPhones and iPads): We do not recommend using Apple’s built-in apps for email and calendar ...

Use Shared Drives to transfer your Google Drive files to your SJSU account

If you don't use Google Drive, you can skip this step.   How do I know when I'm done migrating ...

Migrate your photos in Google Photos

If you don't use Google Photos, you can skip this step.   How do I know when I'm done migrating...

Use Drive Explorer to Create a Report on your MLML Google Drive

Drive Explorer is a tool that collects and generates information on the files in your Google Driv...

Comprehensive guide for migration from your MLML account to your SJSU account

We recommend doing all of the steps in each section in one sitting to make sure that you don't lo...