Gmail tip of the week

Adding a Professional Photo to your OSD Gmail

You can personalize your OSD Gmail account with a professional picture that will also appear when users scroll over your name in their Inbox, Contacts or in a Google Hangout. This will help people get a better idea of who they are communicating with, which is why it’s even better than a picture of your cat. Or a soccer ball.

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  1. Choose a picture and save it to your computer
  2. Open Gmail
  3. Click on the gear icon in the upper right hand corner
  4. Select Settings
  5. Scroll to the My Picture section and click on Select a picture
  6. Crop the picture to the size desired and click on Apply Changes

That’s it. Your picture will now accompany your Gmail message to its next destination.

Sincerely,

Your Instructional Technology Team,

Brenda Ransom, Sharyn Merrigan, Robert O’Donnell

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