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How to hide your Gmail account from Google+

January 14, 2014

Last week, Google made some big changes to how people on Google + can email Gmail users. The new update means that anyone on Google + can send email to

Last week, Google made some big changes to how people on Google + can email Gmail users.

The new update means that anyone on Google + can send email to your Gmail address without first exchanging emails.

While this is a very convenient way to integrate your G+ contacts into your Gmail, not everyone will be comfortable that anyone on G+ can send an email directly into their inbox.

With that in mind, here is a straightforward way manage who can email you to control which G+ users can send email to your Gmail account.

Open Gmail and click on the cog in the top right of the screen

Hide Gmail from G+

 

Select Settings and in the General Tab, find “Email via Google+”

Gmail settings email via Google+

Select the drop down menu and apply as suitable.

Who can email you via G+

Save changes

 

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January 14, 2014


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