All most all are may agree on one thing that, most part of our life goes online now these days. Some users feel it as a challenge and some others are enjoying it. Few users also like to keep personal and professional life apart. This is essential while there is a need of to use the same email account for different purposes. Gmail users can easily get the solution which will be really helpful to separate profession from personal lives. The same as like to separate essential messages from unnecessary mails. Such type of option is known as creating alias.
Info about Gmail alias
Just remind the Signup process. When you first go through on sign up forms, you have been asked about the username. A username is the prime and basic of your email address and this is the identity when you are sending any mail to any recipient. In some cases, you may not want to disclose your original email account but they still require an email, in such cases you can use alias account. For instance, when you opened an important website, it asked to enter your email to subscribe newsletters that you don’t want and that website also doesn’t let you go forward without submitting your email. In such cases alias will be act better.
Most of the email providers have now started implementing alias features. This is something that will act as proxy on your main email account and that can be easily managed by main account. When an email comes with alias address, it will show in your inbox. You can’t get conventional alias experience in Google because it has modified to meet the users need in this highly technical advanced era.
In Google, you can easily add a postfix at your main account to essentially create an alias. It works with a proper way and you can add “+alias” to the main account. If there is any mails come to this alias account, it will show in your inbox, but sender won’t get the right information and still he will think that, he has sent that mail to any other email account.
How to set up alias in your account?
It allows you to create an alias instead of creating a completely different account. Suppose, you have to sign up for a number of newsletters or updates from various E-commerce sites, so in order to organize them or keep them completely apart from the main Email account, you need to a postfix just like [email protected]
Now you can use this email address when you are signing up for newsletters and they all will be sent to the address. The most important thing is that, there is no restriction of creating an alias. You can create them as much you wish. All the emails those have sent to your alias name will be stored in your main account inbox.
Why alias are needed?
Now the question is that, why should we use an alias? The main reason is Gmail allows you to filter and use labels for separating all the mails those is making the inbox messy. You can use these two main features to sort and automatic action about the emails sent to a specific email alias. According to experts, when you have a combined +alias feature with the rest, one, there has an enough powerful way to properly manage your inbox.
People use them for various purposes, like
- For important personnel
Suppose you are a business man and you have a bunch of clients those are working closely with you. Plus, you know their importance in your business and don’t want to miss them, and then use your [email protected] It will fill them with more energy and increase loyalty towards your organization. From there, set up in the mail, this will automatically mark those mails sent to this address as important. When you have finished all these settings, they will highlight with your given color and you will increase the chance to check out see emails properly and quickly.
- For unwanted newsletters and other non-essential emails
Most of the users always complain about unwanted emails, loading in their inboxes. This is the reason; their essential mails get screwed down, which is an annoying experience for all. Sometimes these are also come with important information those may be useful for next time. The main thing is that, getting such type of mails may multiply your concern about searching your perfect and required mail from your inbox. To get rid of such unwanted emails, just use +alias or different name that will convenient to you. Then go to your own mail and make the filter automatically that labels all the emails sent to the address with those are may be updates or archive them. To use this feature, try to set the filer and you can see how emails automatically skip from the inbox without any notice.