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(4:50) Tour the Gmail interface and learn about system labels, personal labels, and other information displayed in your Inbox.

(3:32) Gmail groups all replies to a message with the original message, creating a single message thread or conversation. Reply to conversations, expand and collapse them, or turn off conversation view.

(3:46) Set up filters to automatically identify important messages, remove unwanted mesasges, and otherwise route your incoming mail.

(2:37) Manage your Inbox by archiving rather than deleting messages.

(2:38) With Gmail, you can send and receive messages up to 25 megabytes in size. Learn to add and preview attachments.

(1:33) Oops, hit Send too soon? Give yourself a grace period of a few seconds to cancel sending. Just enable the Undo Send lab

(2:40) Insert images in the body of a message using the Insert Image lab.

Google Calendar

(2:40) Take a tour of Google Calendar to learn about different parts of the interface.

(3:03) Learn the two most common ways to create Google Calendar events.

(2:06) Invite guests to events and send them email.

(3:05) Undo changes you make to events and delete events from your calendar.

(3:05) Create regularly repeating events—daily, weekly, monthly, annually, or even bi-weekly or quarterly.

(0:29) Share your calendar with co-workers so they can check out your schedule, too.

Google Contacts

(2:03) Explore the Google Apps Contact manager, which can keep track of your personal contacts as well as other contacts in your organization and people you email most frequently.

(1:29) Create contact groups to organize your personal contacts and to use as personal mailing lists.

Google Docs

(3:17) Navigate the Google Docs List and locate all your Google Docs.

(5:20) Explore common elements of all Google Docs including the formatting toolbar and menus, and learn to name your document.

(7:15) Ensure document security by defining sharing and viewing permissions with individuals both inside and outside your domain.

(1:45) Create, name, and rename a spreadsheet in Google Docs.

(6:38) Explore Google Docs forms. Create new forms, insert, move, and delete question types, and apply a design theme.