Make Gmail act like Outlook with these two quick tips

Bill Detwiler shows you how to make Gmail work like Outlook by turning off conversation view and sorting mail with filters and labels.

Whether you willingly moved from Outlook to Gmail, or you've been forced to move as part of your employer's use of Google Apps, the transition can be a little jarring. Features that many Gmail users love, such as conversation view, often annoy people accustomed to Outlook's default method of arranging messages by date and time.

Luckily, with a few clicks of the mouse, you can tweak Gmail's web interface to work like Outlook. During this week's TR Dojo episode, I'll show you how to turn off Gmail's default conversation view and how to create filters and labels, which help you sort mail similar to the way you did with Outlook rules.

TR Dojo: Two ways to make Gmail act like Outlook Bill Detwiler explains how to make Google Gmail work like Microsoft Outlook by turning off conversation view and sorting email with filters and labels. Once you’ve watched this TR Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/itdojo/make-gmail-act-like-outlook-with-these-two-quick-tips/2830">TR Dojo Blog</a>.

For those who prefer text to video, click the View Transcript link below the video player window or read Mark Kaelin's article, "Quick Tip: Change the conversation view in Gmail".

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