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Email scams (known as phishing) are a common method to trick you into visiting a fraudulent website, opening an infected document, or logging in to "validate your email account."

How-Tos

Because University of Minnesota email accounts require a specific type of authentication called Shibboleth, UMN Gmail accounts cannot be added as the primary email using the normal method for adding multiple Gmail acc
Gmail's Canned Responses (Templates) feature is a great resource for those who continually receive the same questions or comments via email and wish to use prepared responses to answer these emails. T
Email forwarding is available to: Current Students and Staff who are NOT in the Academic Health Center or other Department or School that handles sensitive da
Description Sometimes names appear in Gmail as "[Internet ID] University of Minnesota" or "Unknown" rather than the usual "[First Name] [Last Name]."
Set up automatic email filtering to manage your University email. You can:
This article will help you to sign in to multiple Gmail accounts at one time.
Email headers contain tracking information for an individual email, detailing the path a message took as it went through various mail servers.
The University of Minnesota does not automatically transfer email and Google Drive documents after a campus domain change.
The University of Minnesota has enabled access to GMa

Resources

In this LinkedIn Learning video series, you will master the basics of composing, sending, and replying to email in Gmai.
Learn how to use the basic features of Gmail including managing your Gmail account, reading & organizing emails and sending emails.
You can easily communicate with your family and friends through Hangouts in Gmail. You can make phone calls, have face-to-face video calls, and share photos.
Out of office or vacation replyIf you'll be away from your Gmail account, like on a vacation or without access to the Internet, you can set up a vacation responder to automatically notify people that you won'
The University uses Google Mail (Gmail) as our email platform. Your U of MN email address is: [email protected] For example, if your Internet Id is goldy001
An outgoing relay is a mail server that delivers users' outgoing email messages.
Gmail HelpFor assistance with using gmail, Google provides these helpful resources: