Zoho Mail is a complete platform when it comes to emailing and more, by including different solutions and software that is suitable for business and also people in general, with collaboration and organization tools that allow user to find everything they need in one place.
While at the moment of signing up the platform already provides with different apps: calendar, contacts, notes, tasks and bookmarks, there are more that can be added in the form of extensions. Let´s see how is done.
Choosing Extensions in Zoho Mail
With extensions we can add new software and features in Zoho Mail to improve productivity and functionality in general, and the process to include them in our inbox is very simple.
To begin with, we are going to open session and when the inbox is available, the “Settings” button will appear to the right of the screen as the first from top to bottom, so click it.
The Settings tab will load in seconds and different configuration categories will appear. To find the one involving the extensions, we have to find the “Integrations” category. In here, the option to select is “Extensions”.
In this way, you will have access to a complete marketplace of extensions to add. If you click on “Go to marketplace”, a new window will start loading with a full market of extensions divided in categories.
However, in Zoho Mail there are also available plenty of selected extensions divided in categories to choose from, without requiring to open external websites. On the left, you can search for extensions respecting origin, type, status and categories, while on the right it is shown the actual extension list according to what is selected on the left.
If we browse a little bit more on the list, we can see extensions that offer quite familiar services: Box, DropBox, Google Drive, HubSpot, Zendesk and more, along with other that are new and provide new functions are make other easier. Every extension has a short description on the list.
Installing a New Extension in Zoho Mail
Now that we have an idea on how to choose an extension that actually results useful, we are going to install it. To do it, click on the extension which in this case is going to be the “Box” extension as the cloud provider. Details will appear on the extension in an entire screen and to add it must click on “Authenticate”.
At this point, a new window will start load and in here Box will require to enter our email address and password, and after that we are going to click on “Authorize”.
If the information is valid, the Box extension will be loaded and available to start using it. In this case, Box´s extension will help us to attach files from its cloud easily in emails, easily and without taking local space in our computer.