Accessing a Delegated Mailbox
To access a mailbox that has been delegated log into your Gmail account.
Click your account photo or the circle with your first initial in it (located in the upper-right corner of the page).
From the drop-down menu, select the desired delegated account. A new window or tab will open displaying ...
Add or remove inbox categories & tabs in Gmail
On your computer, open Gmail.
At the top right, click Settings See all settings.
Click the Inbox tab.
In the "Inbox type" section, select Default. Note: To hide all tabs, select another inbox type.
In the "Categories" section, check the boxes of tabs you want to show. Note: You can't make new t...
Configuring Mac Mail with your VCFA email account
Configuring Mac Mail with your VCFA email account
Contact Syncing - iPhone
Sync contacts with your iOS device
To sync your Google contacts with your Apple iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), we recommend using CardDAV, which is an Internet open standard. When you sync your Google contacts using CardDAV, you’ll be able to edit, add, and remove contacts from your devi...
Creating a Filter in Gmail
In the search box at the top, click the Down arrow .
Enter your search criteria. If you want to check that your search worked correctly, see what emails show up by clicking Search.
At the bottom of the search window, click Create filter.
Choose what you’d like the filte...
Delete Autocomplete Addresses in Mac Mail
Start typing the recipient's address or name in a new message.
Select the desired address from the auto-complete list as if you'd compose an email to them.
Click the small down arrow in the recipient. Select Remove from the drop down menu.
Delete Autocomplete Addresses in Microsoft Outlook
Create a new email message in Outlook.
Start typing the name or address you want to remove.
Use the down arrow key to highlight the desired (undesired) entry.
Press Delete Key on your keyboard.
For more control over Outlook's email address auto-complete file, try a tool like Ingressor.
Forwarding your email account
PDF document explaining how to set up
How do I export my contacts from Yahoo?
Here's how to export your Yahoo! Contacts from New Yahoo Mail:
Launch Yahoo email and sign in.
Click on the Contacts tab.
Click the Actions dropdown box.
Click Export Now next to "Yahoo! CSV" which is the type of program to which you want to export your contacts.
How do I import contacts into Google Contacts?
To import contacts to Gmail:
Create a custom CSV file, or export the address book from your other webmail provider or email client as a CSV file.
Sign in to Gmail.
Click Gmail at the top-left corner of your Gmail page, then choose Contacts.
Click the More button above the contacts list and ...
How to Access Multiple Accounts in Gmail App for iOS
Once you've entered new accounts in the Gmail app on your iPhone, you can switch between them whenever you want.
To do so, tap your user icon in the upper-right corner, and then tap the email address you'd like to switch to.
You'll end up at the inbox for the second account.
How to add a Gmail account in Android
Using stock Android
Open the App Drawer. Depending on your version of Android — or any themes you may have — this can be done by swiping up from the dock, or tapping the App Drawer icon.
Go to Accounts > Add account,and then selectGoogle.
At this point, you may be asked for a p...
How to add a vcfa.edu gmail account in iOS
Go to Settings.
Scroll down to Mail >Accounts > Add Account,and thenselect Google.
You’re now at the Gmail sign in page.
Enter your Gmail address, and tap Next.
Enter your password, and tap Next.
It will ask you which things you want to sync. Turn off the things you don’t want to sync, and ...
How to setup Gmail in your iPhone using the Gmail app
Tap the hamburger menu (the three horizontal bars) in the upper-left corner, then tap your name and emailin the upper left.
Select Add account.
This will bring you back at the Add your account screen. Here, enter your Gmail addressand tap Next.
Then, enter your Gmail password and t...
Logging into your email account
In your favorite web browser go to http://webmail.vcfa.edu
You will come to the Google log in page:
Enter in your vcfa.edu email address and your password.
Click the ‘Sign In’ button and you will redirected to your email account.
Mac - Access VCFA Public Folders
In Outlook 2011 for Mac, in the ribbon, select Tools tab, then click on Public folders button.
In Folder browser window, navigate through the public folders tree until you locate the folder you need to access. Highlight the public folder, then click on Subscribe button.
Once you have select...
Marking incoming gmail emails as NOT spam
Clicking on the More menu to reveal the Spam folder menu
Clicking on the revealed Spam folder menu to see all messages in your spam folder
Select all not spam messages and click on Not spam button
Click on three dots on the right-hand side of the email, in the drop me...
Not receiving an email that I forwarded to myself or from the group I just emailed.
When you send mail to any group or mailing list you subscribe to, Gmail automatically skips your inbox and archives the message to save you time and prevent clutter. The message will appear in your inbox if someone responds to it or if there is an error delivering the message. If you'd like to vi...
Outlook for Mac not updating GAL
Occasionally Outlook for Mac (OfM) will stop updating the Global Address List (GAL) from Microsoft Exchange Server. To fix this issue to the following:
From the Finder select the Go menu
Hold down the Option key and Library will appear
Navigate to ~/Library/Caches/Outlo...
Recall an email you just sent
Start by signing into Gmail with your account. Then select the gear icon in the upper-right corner, just above your email list. From this menu, select Settings.
Scroll down the General tab until you see the Undo Send section. Here, you will see an option to adjust the Send cancellation period. Yo...
Searching for emails in your vcfa.edu email account
How to search
Open your VCFA Email.
In the search box at the top of the page, write what you're looking for.
I can't find a message
If you can't find a message you're looking for, try these tips:
Inside the search box, click the Down arrow . This opens up a page with more ways to ...
Settings for Mail Clients
If you plan on using your own email application on your computer to get your VCFA email you will need to enter in either the POP, SMTP or IMAP settings. Below is the information you will need to enter into your mail application.
*Please note: Google may block sign-in attempts from some apps or d...
Setting up Mac Mail on Mavericks (10.9 os x)
Setting up your vcfa.edu email account on Mavericks 10.9 Mac Mail
If you already have an account on Mac Mail you will want to go to Mail -> Preferences -> Accounts. Click the plus ('+') button on the bottom left hand side of the window to start a new account. If this is your first email a...
Setting up Outlook/Windows Mail
Open Outlook or Windows Mail.
Click the Tools menu, and select Accounts or Email Accounts
Setting up Send As in your personal Gmail account for your VCFA.edu email account
Log into your Gmail email account
On the upper right hand side click on the Gear icon. On the drop down menu click on 'Settings'
When the 'Settings' panel loads look for the 'Accounts' tab. On the 'Accounts' tab look for the 'Send mail as:' section on the left hand side (about half way down)....
Setting up Thunderbird
Open Thunderbird, enter your account information and click Continue.
Full Name: [your name]
Email Address: your full email address [firstname.lastname@example.org for Google Apps users]
Password: your Gmail password
Thunderbird will do all of the setup for you, but confirm your settings with the informati...
Setting up your Android
Enable IMAP in your Gmail settings.
On your phone, press < Home >, then open the Email application.
On the 'Your accounts' page, select Next to get started with setup.
Enter your full Gmail address and password, then select Next.
On the next screen, you can give the account a nickname a...
Setting up your iPhone
Make sure you've enabled IMAP in your main Gmail settings
Open the Settings app on your device
Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars
Tap Add Account...
Enter your account information, being sure to use your full Gmail address, including '@vcfa.com'
Setting up your iPhone iOS 11.X
On your iPhone click on Settings
In the Settings menu scroll down to Accounts and Passwords
Click on Add Account
Pick the Google option
Enter in your vcfa.edu email address and click the Next button
Enter in your password and click the Next button
Your account is setup.
If you have any iss...
Student and Faculty email accounts - Redirecting messages landing in the Spam Folder
Open your VCFA email account in your preferred browser.
Find the email you do not want going to spam and put check the checkbox to the left of the email.
On the file bar at the top click More.
Click Filter messages like these.
Check to make sure the email address that is landing in the Sp...
Switching your Google accounts for your email
Some students, staff, faculty and alumni may have another email account with Google. Google has made it easier now to maintain multiple accounts with them.
From your browser on the upper right hand side click on the very last icon (depending on how you set up your other Google account it migh...
Transfer your school email to your personal account
Copy & transfer your email files
Each time you copy files from your school account, a new set of copies is created in your Google Account.
Create an account
If you haven't already, create a Google Account. Your new email address will be your email@example.com.
Prepare your files
What is Gmail “All Mail” – and what is difference between Inbox and All Mail
The ‘All Mail’ folder in Gmail is where Gmail keeps all of its emails and labels are applied to show emails in various folders including the Inbox. So the ‘All Mail’ label is really an archive folder in Gmail.
On the other hand, only non-archived incoming emails are in Gmail Inbox. Thus, the f...
Why does “All Mail” not show up at the left of my Gmail screen?
In your browser, sign in to your vcfa.edu email account.
Click the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner and select Settings:
Click on Label on the top:
Click the Labels tab, and under System label find All Mail and click “show”:
“All Mail” is showing up at the left of your Gmail scr...