Gmail address hacks


Three useful tips for Gmail:

  1. If you can guess someone’s email address, you can verify it by typing it into Gmail. If the popover box appears with the person’s name (even better: their photo), the address is verified.
  2. Gmail apparently ignores dots in addresses, so is the same account as
  3. You can use the “+” sign in your Gmail name and add anything you want, e.g., This is a great way to see and restrict how your email address is used. This also works with GSuite/Google Workplace custom domains.