Enjoy your Gmail with multiple account names

Did you know that you can have multiple account names for your Gmail account? I'm not saying you can create multiple accounts on Gmail here. One Gmail account can be used by multiple names


I read an article from one of the Korean blogs (IF & Jack Pack), and it's very simple and creative! Of course, some of you may already know about this, but I'm sure most of you didn't know about this idea or tip.

Google has a naming issue with Gmail for a number of countries, so it is carrying two domains for Gmail which are gmail.com and googlemail.com. So, you can simply have two mail account names by this.

rocklife@gmail.com and rocklife@googlemail.com (both mail accounts aren't mine or exist. Don't try to send me spam.)

But this is not the idea that I would like to share with you guys today. Here's a theory for this idea.

1. acountname@gmail.com (standard way)
2. accountname+abc@gmail.com
3. accountname+0123@gmail.com

The above three email addresses are from the same single account. If you send email to no. 2 or 3, you will find emails for your no. 1 account. (original email account). The Gmail account will get your emails whether it contains additional letters or numbers or a mix after the "+" sign. You must insert "+" between account names and additional words or numbers.

Also, if your account name contains "." like rocklife@gmail.com, it is just same as rock.life@gmail.com. I don't know why, but it seems kinda funny that "." is meaningless. Maybe some types of programming require this to sort easily since I'm not a programmer. So no idea about this.

However, if you use this idea on your Gmail account, you may be able to label your account more efficiently.

Hope this has been a useful and nice tip to most of my readers!
  

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