Adding Your Silicon Dales Google Apps / Gmail Account to an Android Smartphone

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The tutorial in this post will help you to get your Google Apps based email (from Silicon Dales) working from your Android smartphone or tablet device using the “Gmail” application.

How to Migrate Contacts from Outlook to Google Apps Email

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If you have a new email account via Google Apps, or a personal Gmail account, you might want to import all your old contacts from your Outlook program on your desktop or laptop computer so that you can use this list when accessing webmail, or sending mail via other devices. The instructions below will allow […]

Tutorial: How To Enable POP3 in Gmail & Collect in a New Google Apps Account

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If you already use Gmail but have recently switched to using Google Apps for your business, you may want to collect all your old Gmail email and have that sent to your new account. This is possible using the tutorial below, which describes the two steps involved in getting this working. In this example, I […]

How to Import Email into G Suite’s Gmail from Outlook Using IMAP (including Sent Mail)

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When we import mail from mail servers into Gmail for G Suite, some servers don’t allow us to import sent mail in a way that is useful to end users. Furthermore, sometimes clients have folder structures and sent mail in their email clients that they’d like to push up into Gmail for G Suite based […]

Justification in Google Drive / Docs Tutorial

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Are you looking to find out how to “justify” your text in Google Docs? The tutorial below will help you to achieve just that! What is Justified Text? Justification in this sense, means that every line is the same width. Justified blocks of text appear to have a straight line down the right-hand side as […]

The Difference Between Free Gmail (Google) Accounts and Google Apps Business Accounts

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What’s the difference between a free Gmail account and a Google Apps account? Free Gmail accounts (or, more accurately, Google Accounts) provide a basic collection of Google services, and a low amount of online storage. Google Apps accounts have higher storage limits, and online document tools, often meaning that you can save money on other […]

Google Apps Free Usage Tier No Longer Available

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We’ve been telling clients for some time that Google Apps (in principle, Gmail for domains) would likely remove it’s free service, as it looks to monetise this service further. When first launched, Google Apps offered a free service for up to 50 email addresses. Our business, and many of our early clients, were able to […]

Adding Your Google Apps / Gmail Account to Outlook

If you have just setup a Google Apps account through Silicon Dales, or you have an existing Google Apps or Gmail account that you’d like to access using any version of Microsoft Outlook, including Outlook 2013 on Windows 8.1, or an older version of Outlook on an older version of Microsoft Windows, the instructions below […]

Gsuite / Gmail attachments cannot contain .js files any more

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Recent security updates to Google’s mail services mean that Gmail and Gsuite accounts are no longer allowed to attach files with the .js extension (this includes zip files which contain .js files). This is in addition to the following file extensions which were already banned: File types you can’t include as attachments .ADE, .ADP, .BAT, […]

How to get a complete list of all active email addresses in Google Apps

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Every wondered how to get a list of all email addresses (including aliases) which are in use at your Google Apps for Work domain(s)? The instructions below will allow you to grab a copy of every email address which is currently in use. How to get a complete list of all active email addresses in […]

How to add an email signature into G Suite or Gmail emails

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If you ever wanted to know how to add a killer email signature into mail sent over G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps), the tutorial video below shows you how to do just that. As well as the business version, G Suite, this will also work for standard free Gmail accounts too. Tutorial Video […]

Case Study: Collaborative Working Worldwide

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A security firm with representatives on every continent asked Silicon Dales about options to improve collaborative working among team members worldwide. After discussion about the ways in which the team works, Silicon Dales recommended migrating to Google for Work (Google Apps). Silicon Dales also setup a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to ensure that the security […]

Case Study: Shared Calendars

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Silicon Dales was approached by a major tourist attraction, whose team were looking for a better email system. They wanted to change a number of redirects, to access email across different devices and upgrade their calendar systems. After digging in to the specific requirements of the team, Silicon Dales recommended migrating to Google for Work […]

Case Study: Cloud On-Boarding for Email and Document Storage

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A health and fitness studio in the City of London approached Silicon Dales┬áto transition their email addresses from @gmail.com to @ourcompanyname.com. At the same time, the decision-maker at the business mentioned that the business was paying a monthly fee for document storage that they didn’t feel was working for them. After talking further with the […]

Send As Multiple Addresses in Gmail (Google Apps) using Android (etc)

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This android tutorial describes how to get your Gmail app to allow you to “send from” different email addresses – such as email aliases – from your smartphone or tablet Android device.

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