Clean up and Organize your Gmail

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Introduction

It’s easy for your email to get overwhelming.  In this lesson, you’ll learn how to clean up your email by creating labels, deleting messages, marking messages as spam, and more.

To receive 2 hrs credit for this lesson, please complete this lesson by the last day of the month at 11:59 pm CST.

Content/Exercises:

  1.  Complete the Managing Gmail Lesson through gcflearnfree.org.
  2.  Checkout Gmail’s Tips and Tricks and follow Levels 1-4.
  3.  Take some time to delete old messages from your mail.
  4. Unsubscribe from email lists you wish to no longer receive.
    • Look for emails from vendors that you’re interested in.
    • Emails should have unsubscribe links on the bottom of the emails.
    • If you need help, contact Janelle at SWKLS.
  5. Create at least once label or filter.
  6. Check your Junk Mail.
    • Is there anything in there that really isn’t junk?
      • Move it to your inbox and let gmail know it isn’t junk.
  7. Come up with a plan for keeping your email cleaned up.
    • One idea it to spend 10 minutes every Monday morning (or another morning) cleaning it up.
    •  10 minutes every morning is another idea.
  8. Post a comment down below answering the following:
    1. What you learned this lesson.
    2. What is your plan to keep your email organized?
  9.  Fill out this form for verification.

Extras:

Want to learn more?  Check out these links.