In this two-minute guide, I'll show you a quick and easy method to create a Gmail desktop app.
Unfortunately, Gmail does not have a downloadable desktop app of their own, so we'll have to do a quick workaround.
This guide requires you to use Google Chrome as your main internet browser. We use a Mac in the examples, but the technique works equally well for Windows users.
Open Gmail in your Chrome browser.
Click the three vertical dots in the right-hand corner -> go to More tools -> and then Create Shortcut.
Make sure that "Open as window" is checked.
Right-click or alt+click on the Gmail icon in the dock, and go to Options and then Keep in Dock.
Open settings by clicking the cog wheel icon and selecting Settings.
Go to the Offline tab in the top menu.
Check off for Enable offline mail.
Select the option that best suits you. “Keep offline data on my computer” is a good choice if it's only you who use your computer.
Click save changes and that's it! Well done you! 🙌
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