Posts tagged "google calendar"

19 Elements that Must Be Present in a Webmail Service User Onboarding

More active users—this is the goal. However, we forget that before they can run, the users have to learn to crawl. The first step towards getting more active users is to figure out the users’ first interactions with the service.

Billions of Users… But a Lot to Improve

In spite of email’s status as one of the most popular online services and a mature product in terms of user interface and features, email providers have a lot to improve on in terms of user onboarding. So what are the key factors in a user onboarding process for an email service? What are the best practices if we want to improve the user experience?

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If I remove an alias, do I lose the ability to accept calendar invites sent to the alias address?

When you remove an alias from the primary domain, users may receive error messages from Google Calendar such as the example below:

“Google Calendar invitations cannot be forwarded via email. This event belongs to user@new.com (the alias domain) and you are logged in as user@old.com (the primary domain). Please ask the meeting organizer to add you to the event from Google Calendar.”

The domain alias provides the users with the ability to accept invitations sent to the alias (new.com) addresses.  When this is no longer connected to the primary, users will need to receive calendar invites at their primary (old.com) addresses during the migration. IP address location