On your phone, you get an alert every time a new Gmail message arrives. However, when you’re working on your Windows PC, you only see new messages when you’re actively looking at your inbox. Fortunately, by installing a simple extension, you can get alerts that pop up in your system tray, even if your browser is closed.  Here’s how to enable Gmail desktop notifications.

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These notifications are available for Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.


To enable desktop notifications:

Step 1: Sign into gmail.

Step 2: Click the gear icon in the top-right corner of the screen, then select Settings.


Step 3: In the General tab, scroll down until your find the Desktop Notifications section, then click the button next to the “New mail notifications on” setting.


Step 3: Choose one of the options:

  • New mail notifications on: If you use inbox categories, you’ll only be notified about messages in primary Inbox.
  • Important mail notifications on: You’ll be notified about every incoming messages marked as important.
  • Mail notifications off: don’t show any mail alerts.


Step 4: Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Now you will start getting pop-up notifications for every mail that arrives and you can click them to read. The pop-ups will disappear if you ignore them for few seconds.

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Losing access to your emails, documents, and photos can be frustrating. To make sure you can get back into your account quickly, easily, and securely in the future, add password recovery options.
Gmail is launched from the cell phone was not popular. At first, you need introduced to sign up for gmail, and of course, those old emails account have not added a phone number after signing up. For the best security for your Gmail account, you need to add a recovery phone number or email address. In case your account is hacked, you can use that phone number or email to recover the password.
To do that, follow the instruction below.

Step 1: Sign into gmail account by email and password.

Step 2: Click on “Account”.


Step 3: In the “Personal info” section, click on Edit.


Step 4: Here, click on “Add phone” and “Add recovery email address” (picture below)


Step 5: After entering phone number and recovery email address, click on “Save” to save all your editing.


Thus, you have added phone number and recovery email address successfully. If you unfortunately lost your password, you can easily retrieve it by that phone and email address.

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