- Append a plus ("+") sign and any combination of words or numbers after your email address. For example, if your name was firstname.lastname@example.org, you could send mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Insert one or several dots (".") anywhere in your email address. Gmail doesn't recognize periods as characters in addresses -- Google mail just ignores them. For example, you could tell people your address was email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
GMail does not understand dots...
I recently discovered some little-known ways to use a GMail address that can give you greater control over your inbox and save you some time. Actually, when you choose a Gmail address, you actually get more than just "firstname.lastname@example.org"; here are two different ways you can modify your Gmail address and still continue getting your mails: