Setting up and using Gmail for PC


Free multifunctional email service with anti-virus and anti-spam measures

gmail The Google It is a free webmail service provided by , which also implements anti-virus and anti-spam measures, and is excellent in operability, functionality, and stability even though it is a free service.

Gmail specifications

・Available storage capacity: 15 GB (shared with Google Drive and Google Photos)
・ Number of receptions: 1 per minute / 60 per hour / 1 per day

・ Number of transmissions: 1 per day / 
・ Recipients who can send one email: Up to 1
-Maximum receivable size: 50 MB
-Maximum size that can be sent: 25 MB *
・ Number of attachments that can be received in one email: Up to 1
・ Number of emails that can be received in the inbox: 25 (Archive is required for 25 or more)

Regardless of edition, the upper limit cannot be increased,When the limit is applied, it becomes available when it falls below the upper limit due to the passage of time.

System requirements

Browser : Latest version of Google Chrome/ Firefox/ Edge/ Safari and previous version

Enable cookies and JavaScript.
If you use an unsupported browser Simple HTML format It is displayed in , and chat, spell check, keyboard shortcuts, adding and reading contacts, customizing the From address, rich text format, etc. are not available.
GOOGLE account

A Google account is required to use Gmail, so if you haven't obtained one, get one.


Obtaining and setting up a Google account

Creating accounts and security settings required to use various Google services Google accounts are Gmail, YouTube, Chrome browser, Google Drive, Karen […] provided by Google.

Where to get the software

The desktop version does not have a dedicated app and is accessed with a browser.


to Gmail Google Gmail or go directly to Google's Top Page In the upper right Gmail linkGoogle app Open from.

Gmail settings

Configuration Then. Display name-signature-Format-label In addition to editing the POP reception , チ ャ ッ ト/ Meet etc. can be set.


To edit the settings, click on the upper right. Configuration From the icon Show all settings choose.

Smart features and personalization

Smart features and personalization is a module necessary to improve the convenience of Gmail. When enabled, Google can analyze and process the contents of Gmail, Chat, and Meet.Inbox tab-Important mark-smart creation-grammar correction-spell check etc. will be effective.


smart function is required for features that require message scanning and content analysis.


Personalizewill associate information obtained from not only emails but also Google services to provide more personalized information, but on the other hand, it will allow Google to access personal information.


Smart features and personalization The setting of  全 般 Of tabs Smart features and personalization Can be edited with.


Show category tab The Maine-social-promotionIn addition to the New ProductsForum Can be added,Maine If only, it will be in the general inbox state.

Smart features and personalizationcannot be used unless is enabled.


Category display settings Configuration Of Inbox It is in Category You can edit the items inReservation-Buy and Any Category cannot be added, and Ads are displayed at the top of tabs other than the main one.

Maine - primary : All emails that are not classified in other tabs.
social - social : Emails from SNS, Youtube, etc.
promotion - promotions : Promotional emails such as sales and coupons.
New – updates : Emails such as notifications, confirmations, receipts, and invoices.
Forum – Forums : Emails from online groups and message boards/mailing lists.
予 約 - reservations : Emails regarding flight confirmations, hotel reservations, restaurant reservations.
purchase - purchases : Emails related to orders, shipping and delivery.

Categories can be used in Search as well as displayed in tabs,Reservation Classified in JAL If you want to search emails for category: reservations JAL Enter.

Important mark

Important mark Gmail Opening an email-Sending / receiving party and frequency-Archive operation It learns the user's operation and makes a judgment automatically.

Smart features and personalizationcannot be used unless is enabled.


Inbox It is in Important mark Of Do not display the mark Check "Save changes".


For threads that are determined to be important, the icon displayed in front of the sender will be displayed in color.

If the judgment is wrong Important mark Click to remove the mark and let them learn.

ス タ ー

ス タ ー Is a marker that users can attach to any thread and can use up to 12 stars.


If you want to add a star to use  全 般 Of ス タ ーunused Icon In use Drag to.


If you have registered multiple stars, click to change the star.

Keyboard shortcut

Gmail is Keyboard shortcut is supported, but disabled by default, so if you want to use 全 般 Enable it in tabs.


When the shortcut is turned on Shift+C With , you can perform operations such as popping out and opening a new compose message window.

Display name

When Gmail sends an email, the name of the Google account is displayed to the other party.


To change the display name Configuration Of Account and import It is in Name Of Edit information Click


Enter a name of your choice in the textbox, select the radio button for the name you want to use, and click Save Changes.


To add a signature to your message 全 般 Of tabs signature Add with.

signature can be registered multiple times.


Creating a signature  Configuration Of 全 般 It is in signature Of Create New When you select Signature from Give it a descriptive name and click 'Create'.


Enter your signature in the text box that appears to the right of your name.

The signature can be in rich text format and can use decorations such as text color and links.


New emailReply / Forward Select the signature to use in from the list.

sending accountIf you are adding Email Address Select an account with and select the signature you want to use.


label is an email organization tool that users can arbitrarily create.


Create a new label is on the left sidebar View more から Create a new label choose.


Enter an arbitrary label name and click "Create".

Labels are displayed in Japanese syllabary order, so you can adjust the display order by changing the first character to a number or an alphabet.
the label is Nest(Nested) is possible, and when you want to create a label under the previously created label, after entering the new label name Nested below the next label , and select the top label.


The label you created is on the left sidebar Garbage can You can color the label, edit the label name, delete the label, add sub-labels, etc. from the 3-point reader displayed below and displayed by hovering over the created label.


The system labels and categories displayed in the left sidebar are Configuration Of label It is in Show in label listShow/Hide Can be switched.

Filter - automatic mail sorting

You can specify criteria for Gmail's search function. Search options , and the contents of the search options are filterBy registering as, you can automate processing such as labeling and skipping the inbox for threads that meet certain conditions.


Search bar Click the icon to the right of Search options open.


Search options If you want to search only with the conditions of , set the search conditions and click "Search", and if you want to create a filter, click "Create Filter".

from : Extracted by the sender's email address.
That's it : Extracted by the destination email address.
Subject : Extract the "subject" of the email by partial match.
include or not include : Extract the specified phrase in the subject / body with "includes / does not include".
Size : Extract threads including attachments by size.
There is an attachment : Extract threads with attachments.
Exclude chat : Exclude chats from Hangouts.
For From/To, it is possible to specify only an account or only a domain.


If you want to create a filter, the screen for processing messages that match the search conditions will open.

When the setting conditions are reflected in the past threads that match the search conditions Apply the filter to matching threads as well To enable.


To edit or delete a created filter,Configuration Of Addresses in filters and blocks It is in The following filters are applied to all incoming emails.Of the filters registered in Edit Delete Operate with.

Cancel transmission

Gmail lets you unsend for 5 seconds by default after you click the Send button.


After sending a message, in the dialog displayed at the bottom left Undo Click to cancel the transmission.


Cancel transmission Is possible time Configuration Of 全 般On the tab Cancel transmission Of Time to cancel Can be edited with.

Chat and Meet

The chat function (Google Chat) and video conferencing (Meet) are disabled by default, so if you want to use Configuration Enable with.


Configuration Of Chat and Meet Activate the service you want to use.


The panel is displayed on the right side by default.

Spaces (Formerly Rooms) is a team communication tool (chat room) that allows you to share files and tasks, and is different from Google Spaces, which was discontinued in 2017.

Surrogate function

Ability to grant access to your own email account and delegate Gmail operations to delegates.


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Google Mail Fetcher

Ability to receive POP emails in Gmail.


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How to use Gmail

Since Gmail is webmail, you can access the Gmail server directly from your browser and operate it. Mozilla Thunderbird , Windows standard mail application You can also send and receive emails with other email apps.

Access and receive Gmail

If you open your browser and log into Gmail, you'll receive new messages without much lag.

Update your browser if reception is delayed.
Gmail failure status

If you have trouble sending or receiving Gmail, you can check it on the failure status page.

G Suite Status Dashboard

Organize and manage your email

Gmail messages are Inbox Or Archive , and can be managed by automatic sorting such as important marks and categories, and labels set by the user.


Archive  The Storehouse It's like moving a message to a folder. After selecting a message, click the tool icon Archive Click

Archived messages with labels All emails It can be accessed from.


label can set multiple labels for one message, and after selecting the message, the tool icon label Or mobile Click

Label: Label the message / thread.
Move: Label and archive messages / threads.


Delete will move messages to Trash, and Trash messages will be automatically deleted after 30 days.

On the left sidebar Garbage can After opening and selecting a thread Permanently deleted When you execute, the corresponding thread is deleted immediately, Empty the trash now Will erase all threads in the Trash.


Snooze is a function to re-notify after the specified time has passed, and snoozed mail disappears from the inbox and appears as a new mail in the inbox at the set time.


Add to task will set the selected message as a task ToDo list in the tool icon after selecting a message. Add to task Click


Report junk mail is a function that selects and learns spam that has been sorted into the inbox. After selecting spam, the tool icon Report junk mail Click

Messages classified as spam are automatically deleted after 30 days.
Gmail has a powerful spam filter, and most spam emails are automatically blocked by Gmail. spam After selecting the corresponding email from Not junk mail Click to learn.


muteis a function that does not display replies to emails received with CC/BCC in the inbox. mute choose.

Threads set to mute are moved to the archive.
Mute by sender A That's it To B, CC If you send an email to C and D with, C or D will send an email with content that is not related to B. Reply to everyone It is assumed to be used in cases such as sending by , and if you directly enter the address in To, it will be displayed in the inbox as a new mail.

Send email

Gmail is by default Google contacts When you send an email, it is automatically added to the address book and the autocomplete function is enabled.


To compose a message, click Compose at the top of the sidebar.


The compose screen of new mail pops out with the right end stuck, so if you want to pop out completely, click on the control box Arrowthe icon Shift key-click.


destination Enter the email address of the person you want to send email to, ordestination Click  Google contacts Select your email address from.

When sending to multiple addresses at the same time destination You can enter after.
When you send an email, the destination address is automatically registered in the contact, and the autocomplete function will be enabled from the next time onward, so if you are the person to whom you sent the email once, enter the first letter of the address and candidates will be displayed. NS.


CC and BCC destination To the right of Cc Bcc Click to expand the input box.


To reply to or forward a received email, click " Reply "" transfer  ”, or you can select Reply/Forward from the “Reply” icon under the title or the 3-dot reader.

Shift While holding down the key Reply / transfer Click to pop out and stick to the right edge.


Change the email format for outgoing emails to Plain textIf you want to change to , select from the 3 dots at the bottom right of the compose email window.

New Gmail emails are by default rich text format When replying or forwarding, the mail format of the received mail is inherited.


Formatting-File attachment-Insert link-絵 文字-Insert file from Google Drive-Insert photo-Protected mode-signature The SEND Select from the tool icons next to the button.

You can set the font type, size, decoration, indentation, etc.
File attachment
You can add files by specifying files from the tool icon or by dragging them to the body of the email. Can not.
Insert link
Embed URLs in message strings.
絵 文字
Add standard Android emoji to messages.
Insert file from Google Drive
Google drive This is a function to share and send files stored in .If the file size is 25MB or less, it will be sent as an email attachment, and if the file size exceeds 25MB, only a link will be sent.
Insert photo
Google Drive, Google Photos, LocalSend image files inline (embedded in text) or as attachments.
Information protection mode
Restricts forwarding, copying, downloading, and printing, and prevents access to messages and attachments after the specified expiration date.
You can send and receive messages between Gmails without a passcode, but if you want to send to an address other than, you need to set an SMS passcode.

Switch registered signatures or hide signatures.
Formatting/Inserting links/Emojis/Inserting photos are only available in Rich Text format.


Newly created emails have auto-save enabled, so even if you close the window draft You can re-edit it from , and if you want to discard a newly created email, click Garbage can Click the icon.


You can also set the date and time to send the message.

Side panel

The side panel Information protection mode Also implemented in the April 2018 update, from the right side panel Google calendar-Keep-ToDo list-Contact Information You can access to.


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Delete Gmail account

Google account has account closure and deletion for each service, and Gmail can also delete the account alone.

Gmail is often used with a Google account, so if you want to leave your Google account and only delete Gmail, you need an alternative email for Gmail.


To delete your Gmail account, click "Manage Google Account" from the account icon displayed in the upper right of Gmail.


Since the management page of the account opens, from the left sidebar Data and privacy Select and Data of your application or service から Delete service , enter your password and click Login.


If you want to back up your messages Download data Export the data from the link and when you are ready to delete gmail Of Garbage can Click the icon.


Enter an alternative email address other than Gmail to be used as a Google account and click "Send confirmation email".

You'll be prompted to verify your email, so open the email you entered as an alternate account Gmail deletion confirmation Open a message titled


Click the link in the confirmation email.

If you are using multiple Google accounts, a login screen will appear. Log in with the Google account of the Gmail you want to delete.


A final confirmation screen will open.Yes, from your Google account Gmail address completely remove the Check the box and select "Delete Gmail" to delete your Gmail account.

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