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How to customize Gmail swipe actions on iPhone

Gmail app Customize Swipe Actions on iPhone

If you use the Gmail app on your iPhone, then you know it has some pretty cool features. You can quickly unsend an email, use threaded conversations, and respond to Google Calendar events.

Now the app gives you something similar to your Mail app with improved swipe actions. Instead of just archive and delete, you can move, archive, mark, or snooze your messages with simple gestures. Here’s how to customize Gmail swipe actions on iPhone.

2 handy Gmail email address tricks you should know

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We recently showed you a way to add an alias to your Gmail account for those times when you don’t want to give out your true Gmail email address. Thanks to a reader tip and a bit of research, we have two more ways for you to (somewhat) disguise your email address as well as have an easier way to filter your Gmail inbox.

Here are two Gmail email address tricks you should know.

How to create a Gmail email alias

Add Gmail Alias

Instead of using your real email address, you can use an alias if you want to disguise your main Gmail email address. This is handy when you give your email address for newsletters, websites, online comments, and similar situations.

Basically, an email alias is a different name for your primary email address. For instance, if your email address is realname@gmail.com, you can set up a separate address for fakename@gmail.com. Then, use the second as an alias when you don't want to give out your primary address but still have the emails delivered to your main Gmail inbox.

In this tutorial, we show you how to create a Gmail email alias in your existing account.