[Video] How to create a bookmark shortcut to go directly to a desired Gmail account instead of having to rely on the account switcher…

In summary:

Step 1: Identify the account the Gmail account that you wish to bookmark.

Step 2: Use the following template to create the URL:

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/?authuser=mail@gmail.com

Replace mail@gmail.com with your Gmail email address.

Step 3: Create a new bookmark using this URL.

Source: 9TO5Google – How-To: Create desktop bookmarks directly to specific Gmail accounts [Video]

How to set up Google Authenticator for a Gmail account – AddictiveTips

Two factor authentication is normally set up with a phone number. When you sign in to an account secured with 2FA, a code is sent to your phone and the code needs to be entered on the sign in page in order to get into the account. The only problem is that if someone really wants to get into your account, a phone number isn’t the best tool to use to secure it. You can use alternative methods for 2FA. If you’re using it for Gmail, you can use the Google Authenticator app. Here’s how to set it up for a Gmail account.

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Gmail’s new filters make it easier to search your email – Yahoo Finance

Gmail’s search is getting a significant update that will allow users to more easily narrow results to help them find a specific email. Before today, users could type in search filters by hand (e.g. label:work, has:attachment, from:marketing@company.com, etc.) or use the drop-down box to perform an advanced search. But these options were less obvious, cumbersome and therefore under-utilized by many Gmail users. With the upgraded version of Gmail search, new filters — which Google calls “search chips” — will appear directly below the search box for simple, one-click access.

Source: Gmail’s new filters make it easier to search your email

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