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What really sucks is Google is going to kill the far superior product Inbox next March. Bundling messages right in your inbox keeps everything organized and easy to manage. Then just archive with a click as you go. So freaking disappointed. I hope they bring that functionality to Gmail before they sunset it.

 
What really sucks is Google is going to kill the far superior product Inbox next March. Bundling messages right in your inbox keeps everything organized and easy to manage. Then just archive with a click as you go. So freaking disappointed. I hope they bring that functionality to Gmail before they sunset it.
Your description matches the way my gmail works... what am I missing? 

 
The new "we sign you in everywhere and track everything you do now, aren't you happy?" has led to an exponential increase in usage of the Brave browser and for the search engine DuckDuckGo. Stupid name, but, pretty popular now since it has actual privacy. 
Might have to start using that.

At least until the XXX version comes out.

 
another thing that sucks is that they got rid of the feature where you could hover over an email, it would have a link that would say "All emails from....." click on that and you could delete them all. Now you have to do it one at a time...... eff this crap

 
Interesting. I kind of like the autofill. inbox seemed cool but couldn't get traction. Seems likely smart to roll in some of the features from Inbox. 

For a free piece of software, Gmail is fantastic in my opinion. 

 
My company switched over to Gmail/G-Suite around 2 years ago. I mostly prefer it over Microsoft/Outlook but the one thing that amazes/annoys me about Gmail is: how can the company with the best web search in the world have a horrible email search?!?

maddening!

 
The look of the new gmail is what bothers me the most.  Is there a way to get back to the way it looked before?  Or at least close?

It's too cartoon-like now.  If it looked professional before, now it looks like we're all in 1st grade.

 
Every time I try to sign in, it makes me enter my password twice. Then, just as it's about to show the inbox, it loops back to the stupid M and makes me wait for another 30 seconds.

And if I want to sign out and check another account, I have to go through 10 freaking clicks every freaking time.

I think I'm just about done with their web interface. I'll switch to Outlook for the 3 Gmail accounts that I use on a regular basis, and I'll use another service entirely for burner accounts. Anyone have a recommendation for an email service that has a quick logon/logoff and doesn't have a terrible interface?

 
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Ugh... Burner accounts... Don't get me started. 

Signing up for anything nowadays is nearly impossible. Gmail, outlook/Hotmail, Facebook, yahoo, Bing... Whatever. No one lets you sign up without a cell phone anymore and they all deny burner text numbers. Finding a disposable account provider is such a damned hassle. 

And Facebooks real-name policy is insane. 

The whole system is bs. I want one Gmail account to catch spam and they will steal your cell phone number if you're on a phone and refuse to let you create an account if you've used another name on that phone. Create an account from a pc and it'll only last a few hours before they lock your account and require a text message or phone verification to a new number that hasn't been used for an account before. For "your own security". 

Same with the other guys. You find someone that lets you create an account without a cell phone verification and then the place you want to give that email to won't take it. 
Not sure when they started requiring cell #s.

I am pretty sure I have created a dozen Gmail accounts in the last year or so with no attached phone #. I don't even think I was required to provide an alternate email.

There is a way to skip past that part when setting it up from the web.

Every time I login they ask me if I want to add a phone and alt email, I just click not now 

 
Ugh... Burner accounts... Don't get me started. 

Signing up for anything nowadays is nearly impossible. Gmail, outlook/Hotmail, Facebook, yahoo, Bing... Whatever. No one lets you sign up without a cell phone anymore and they all deny burner text numbers. Finding a disposable account provider is such a damned hassle. 

And Facebooks real-name policy is insane. 

The whole system is bs. I want one Gmail account to catch spam and they will steal your cell phone number if you're on a phone and refuse to let you create an account if you've used another name on that phone. Create an account from a pc and it'll only last a few hours before they lock your account and require a text message or phone verification to a new number that hasn't been used for an account before. For "your own security". 

Same with the other guys. You find someone that lets you create an account without a cell phone verification and then the place you want to give that email to won't take it. 
When did you first notice this? I have to do this for 10-15 vendors a year thanks to a client's asinine credentialing system. It's appeared random to me over the last year, I think twice, that I've had to verify via text but that was it. I haven't had to do it since the update so not sure what impact that has had.

Not wild about the Chrome update either which went live with one pretty horrible bug (since fixed) that resulted in deleted email.

 
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Ugh... Burner accounts... Don't get me started. 

Signing up for anything nowadays is nearly impossible. Gmail, outlook/Hotmail, Facebook, yahoo, Bing... Whatever. No one lets you sign up without a cell phone anymore and they all deny burner text numbers. Finding a disposable account provider is such a damned hassle.
Mailinator is your friend. Create any @mailinator email you want, and then go to the site and read it. All the inboxes are public with no passwords. Mail persists there about 4 hours then auto deleted. 

 
Ugh... Burner accounts... Don't get me started. 

Signing up for anything nowadays is nearly impossible. Gmail, outlook/Hotmail, Facebook, yahoo, Bing... Whatever. No one lets you sign up without a cell phone anymore and they all deny burner text numbers. Finding a disposable account provider is such a damned hassle. 

And Facebooks real-name policy is insane. 

The whole system is bs. I want one Gmail account to catch spam and they will steal your cell phone number if you're on a phone and refuse to let you create an account if you've used another name on that phone. Create an account from a pc and it'll only last a few hours before they lock your account and require a text message or phone verification to a new number that hasn't been used for an account before. For "your own security". 

Same with the other guys. You find someone that lets you create an account without a cell phone verification and then the place you want to give that email to won't take it. 
Fun gmail trick... gmail ignores a period in your name.  So if your email is footballguy@gmail.com and someone sends an email to football.guy@gmail.com, it goes to you.

So, sign up for everything with football.guy@gmail.com, then tell gmail to auto-route all emails addressing football.guy@gmail.com to a folder other than your inbox.  Check it when you care to without it cluttering your inbox.

If you want alternate accounts on a game, sign up as f.ootballguy@gmail.com, fo.otballguy@gmail.com, etc.

 
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Fun gmail trick... gmail ignores a period in your name.  So if your email is footballguy@gmail.com and someone sends an email to football.guy@gmail.com, it goes to you.

So, sign up for everything with football.guy@gmail.com, then tell gmail to auto-route all emails addressing football.guy@gmail.com to a folder other than your inbox.  Check it when you care to without it cluttering your inbox.

If you want alternate accounts on a game, sign up as f.ootballguy@gmail.com, fo.otballguy@gmail.com, etc.
You can also use the plus sign at the end of your username, as Gmail automatically ignores anything after the + sign. footballguy+bengals@gmail.com and footballguy+steelers@gmail.com will go to the same account.

 
I've decided Google's smart replies are smarter than me. Just got a Monday angry-mail from the wife. Was all ready to angry-reply when I looked at the smart-reply options instead... 

  1. I understand.
  2. I'm sorry to hear that.
  3. I agree with you.
Genius. Just gonna keep rolling these out in order and see how long it takes for her to catch on.  :thumbup:

 

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