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GoogleApps@UIC is a suite of tools used for communication and collaboration. It includes Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Groups and Google Calendar.

Gmail is the Google-powered email service. Gmail can be accessed via the web client or desktop and mobile native clients. To get started using Gmail, you must create a GoogleApps@UIC account.

When you're going to be away from your email for an extended period of time, you can use the auto-reply filter to automatically respond to your incoming email to inform senders that you're away, when you'll be back, and perhaps let them know who they can get in touch with for help while you're gone. 

Tags: email, gmail

POP and IMAP are two different protocols, or ways of accessing your email account. The main difference between them is that:

  • By default, IMAP stores messages on the server.
  • By default, POP downloads messages to your computer or device and deletes them from the server. 

ACCC strongly recommends using IMAP:

GoogleApps@UIC has multiple ways that it can be accessed depending on your needs.

The easiest way to import contacts into Gmail is to export your contacts from your old email client into a comma-delimited file, and then import the contents of the comma-delimited file into GoogleApps@UIC.

Yes. You should receive all listserv messages in your new GoogleApps@UIC account as long as you are subscribed to the listserv using:

Service: GoogleApps

Yes, but you will need to prove to Google that you own the accounts.

Service: GoogleApps

Use the Report Spam button to let Google know if you received junk email or a spoofed message.

If you think that your email account has been compromised, contact security@uic.edu. Please include the header of the suspicious message and the entire message text.

This article describes how to set the name on outgoing emails. With the exception of Exchange, the name can be customized directly in each email client you use. Below are a few examples:

Service: GoogleApps

Google's page on storage limits has details on email quotas and how to permanently delete messages. Your quota is shared between your GoogleApps@UIC Gmail, Drive, and Google+ account.

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