Google's Gmail application lets you do most of the same things you can with your old email application. It also has some powerful new features, and a few things work differently than what you're used to. Here are resources for learning and mastering your new email application.

Gmail Overview
Video (3:31): Tour the Gmail interface. View new messages, perform message actions, chat with contacts online, and more.

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Browse an Interactive Overview
Click through this interactive Flash presentation to learn about Gmail from each part of its interface.
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Sending, Replying, and Other Gmail Basics

Quick steps for how to compose messages, add attachments, reply and forward, and print messages.

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Creating Your Signature, Labels, and Filters

Quick steps for organizing messages with labels and setting up other elements of your environment.

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Create Groups and Mailing Lists

Create contact groups to organize your personal contacts and to use as personal mailing lists.

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Conversations and Other Gmail Innovations

An introduction to Gmail's unique mail management features, including conversation threads, archiving. stars and labels, and Google powered search.

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Transitioning From Your Email Client

Features you might be used to in your old email application than aren't yet in Gmail.

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Become a Gmail Ninja

Find a wide variety of tips on reading and managing your email.

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Start Using Keyboard Shortcuts

Enable keyboard shortcuts in your Gmail settings. Then quickly perform almost any Gmail task without a mouse.

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Become a Power Searcher

Quickly find any message using powerful search operators and shortcuts.

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Explore Recommended Google Labs

Enable keyboard shortcuts in your Gmail settings. Then quickly perform almost any Gmail task without a mouse.

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Managing Your Inbox: Tips and Tricks

Self-paced training (short clips - 1 hour total): Go beyond the basics to learn strategies for using labels, filters, archiving, and Google search to manage your inbox.

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