Sticky Notes are one of the best reminder tools for both physical and digital worlds. It helps you organize all your to-do list in a single place and remind you to do the tasks on time. Windows has a default sticky notes app and other operating systems have plenty of sticky notes applications available. Gmail is one of the most used email services on the Internet. It doesn’t have a to-do list managing add-on or sticky notes app by default. The new “Notes for Gmail” extension for Chrome can bring that feature to your Gmail account. This notes extension for Gmail, will help you to manage all your tasks and events related to your Gmail account. Here’s how it works.
You can download Notes For Gmail from the Chrome web store using the link at the end of this post. Once you complete the installation, you will not see any icons on your browser home screen. To start with the app, just log in to your Gmail account. If you have already logged in, refresh the window and it will ask you to confirm the connection with the extension. As soon as connect the app, you will see a window as shown in the screenshot above. After you see this window, either refresh or restart your Gmail account to start creating notes.
When you log in after installing the app, you can see a new “Add Note” button on the top of your Gmail window. Click that button and you will see a note editor as shown in the screenshot above. The note editor will have all the basic text editing options. Also, you can add images to your notes by using the link. Once you complete your notes, click the “Save Note” button below the text box. Your notes will be saved and appear on the home screen. You can create any number of notes in your Gmail account using this extension.
You will see additional options when you hover over the saved notes. The calendar icon on the top, will let you use your notes as reminders. If you want to remind yourself about a particular task, this feature will be very helpful. There will be an option to share the saved notes to your Facebook and Twitter accounts right the Gmail window. Also, it has options to edit and delete the saved notes. This is a must have extension for people who work with emails all the day. You can try this app in your Chrome browser and share your experience with us in the comments. Thanks for reading, do share this post with your friends.