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screenshotSender Icons for Gmail™  |  Download Add a sender icon for all emails in your Gmail inbox.

Some of the important features of the Sender Icons for Gmail™ addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Sender Icons for Gmail™.

In short, Sender Icons for Gmail™ is a lite addon that let you easily add 16 pixels icons for all your emails in your inbox. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

4 Reasons to Use Sender Icons for Gmail™

  • Has toolbar popup with ON|OFF switch.

  • Toolbar button changes icon when it is active or inactive.

  • Sender icons are displayed right to the email subject.

  • Available for Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers on all operating systems.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Sender Icons for Gmail™?

    Sender Icons for Gmail™ is a lite addon that let you easily add sender icons for your emails. Simply add the addon to your browser and open/reload your Gmail inbox. You will see an icon next to the subject for each email. The icon is derived from email domain address. Icons are set to be 16 pixels in width and height.

  • 2. How can I work with this addon?

    Working with this addon is very easy. Simply add it to your browser and open gmail inbox. If gmail is already open, please reload it for the addon to take effect. Within gmail, open one of your inboxes where you see all your emails. An icon is placed next to each email subject. As mentioned above, the icon is derived from email domain address. If you want to hide icons, please disable the addon and reload gmail again.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Sender Icons for Gmail™?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. Can I resize icons in my gmail inbox?

    No, you cannot resize icons, all the icons are set to 16 pixels in width and height. This is because, this size is best for viewing purposes.

  • 5. How can I disable this addon?

    In this addon, toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch. When the addon is active, toolbar button is red. Pressing on the toolbar button again, will change the addon state from ON to OFF. If you want to permanently disable the addon, please head to extensions tab in your browser and disable the addon from there.

  • 6. Can I force the addon to set custom icons?

    No, this addon does not accept custom icons. All the icons are derived from domain addresses in sender email addresses.

  • 7. Does this addon work for the new gmail UI?

    Yes, it works for both new and old gmail UI. However, currently it is not working for inbox.google.com. In future, support for this website will be added.

  • 8. How does this addon fetch sender icons?

    This addon uses favicon JavaScript API from google: google.com/s2/favicons?domain=test.com. In this API, you need to set domain address (i.e. test.com) in order to get related icon. Please note that, for complex domain names (i.e. foo1.foo2.com) the addon may not be able to get the correct icon.

  • 9. Where can I find the privacy policy for Sender Icons for Gmail™?

    Please read the privacy policy for this extension here.

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Submitting Bugs

Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).

Please enter the name of the extension (addon).

Please enter the current version of the extension.

Please be as specific as possible. Basically, describe what happened, what you were doing when it happened, and why you think it is a problem.

Describe the step-by-step process required to reproduce the issue you are reporting. Be specific when describing these steps by providing as much detail as possible.

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