Gmail is different. Here's what you need to know.
Built-in chat, keyboard shortcuts, customized addresses and more. Sound cool? We think so too. Welcome to Gmail.
We hope this email will help you learn about some of the features that make Gmail unique. To get started, you may want to:
- Check out the Gmail Tour in our Getting Started section.
- Import your contacts to Gmail from Yahoo! Mail, Outlook, Hotmail and others.
- Visit our Help Center to learn about Gmail's features, like free POP access.
Gmail has super-fast mobile access, and it also works great with other Google products like Desktop for offline searching, Picasa for sending your pictures, and Google Talk for making free calls and sending instant messages to your friends.
As you're using Gmail, you might notice that there aren't any large, blinking, irrelevant ads. That's because we only show small text ads that are matched by computers and designed to be relevant to the messages you're viewing.
Users have often told us that the more they use Gmail, the more they discover its added benefits. So go ahead and give Gmail a try. We'll keep working on making Gmail the best email service around. Thanks for joining us for the ride. We hope you'll enjoy Google's approach to email.
The Gmail Team
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It's easy to switch to Gmail!
Did you know that Gmail was voted #2 in PC World's Top 100 products of 2005, right after Firefox? Why wouldn't you want to switch? Well, because it can be a pain to switch to a new email address. We know.
But, it doesn't have to be. We want to make it easier for you. So, we've created a new switching guide to make the transition easier. The guide covers how to:
- Import your contacts into Gmail
- Announce your new address
- Remind friends that you've changed addresses
- Still use your old address to send mail
There's even personalized help for switching from the email service you no longer care to use. But if you're not ready now, we understand. Play around with Gmail for awhile. Send and receive some messages. We think you'll like it (you might miss all that spam, though). And, when you're ready, the switching guide is in our Help Center.
Change is good. It can be easy too.
The Gmail Team