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Gmail Power Tips: How To Integrate Your Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Friendfeed In Your Gmail


We all love Google and its very famous web mail service, Gmail. I think that Gmail is the best email client as compared to others. Even I had tried lots of other services too but I always came back to Gmail. And after Google enabled the sidebar gadget service in last October, I proudly become the loyal user of Gmail. The best part is these gadgets really worked well on my Gmail sidebar and they don’t even clutter the interface.

Everyday lots of applications are made by Google and third-parties to add tons of functionality to Gmail and to make it a one platform for all.

this article, I’ll be covering different types of gadget you can use in your Gmail account including Social Networking Gadgets for Gmail.

Step By Step Guide to Integrate Gadgets in your Gmail Sidebar
Activate the Custom Gadgets in Labs

To start using this amazing feature, you have to first enable the service. To do that, go to Settings –> Labs and enable “Add any gadget by URL” which you will find in the bottom of Gmail window and click “save changes”.

How to add Gadgets

Click on Gadgets tab, and enter the gadgets URL into “Add a gadget by its URL” and click “Add” button.

List of some cool Gadgets for your Gmail Inbox

FaceBook Gadget URL

http://hosting.gmodules.com/ig/gadgets/file/104971404861070329537/facebook.xml

Twitter Gadget URL

https://twittergadget.appspot.com/gadget-gmail.xml


MySpace Gadget URL

http://hosting.gmodules.com/ig/gadgets/file/100080069921643878012/myspace.xml

Digg Gadget URL

http://digg.com/goog/ig.xml

Orkut Scrapbook Gadget URL

http://hosting.gmodules.com/ig/gadgets/file/105297062528314471242/doomer_orkut_scrapbook.xml

Yahoo Mail Gadget URL

http://karthik.gadgets.xmlgadgets.com/ymail.xml

Hotmail Gadget URL

http://karthik.gadgets.xmlgadgets.com/hot-mail.xml

FriendFeed Gadget URL

http://friendfeed.com/embed/googlegadget/spec

Del.icio.us Gadget URL

http://www.labpixies.com/campaigns/delicious/delicious.xml

After adding all these cool gadgets on Gmail sidebar, I don’t have to toggle between different sites to check out all of my profiles. Now I can check my friends latest updates right from my power-packed Gmail.

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