How to Use Gmail’s Tracking Tools

I’m sure you’ve heard of the term “email tracking” before. It’s a pretty basic concept: you’re trying to figure out how many people have opened your email and what they did with it after reading it. This information is crucial if you want to increase the effectiveness of your marketing campaigns. Fortunately, Gmail has some tools that will help us do just that! I’m going to show you three different ways that you can use Gmail’s tracking tools in order to track those emails from your phone or computer.

How to Set Up Gmail Tracking

Set up Gmail tracking using the following steps:

  • Sign in to your Gmail account.
  • Tracking Tools may be accessed by clicking Settings. Which is located beneath the cog symbol at the upper right corner of the page.
  • You may decide whether to use Google Analytics and which device information it gathers on this page (if any). You can also choose whether or not to include email addresses in their tracking data collection by clicking “Yes”. If you want them included or “No” if you don’t want them included. If you’re unsure about what type of information will be collected by these tools but still want them enabled for whatever reason. Feel free to check out our article on how they work here.

The Best Gmail Email Tracking Tools

There are many Gmail email tracking tools you can use to track the emails you send and receive. The most popular is the Gmail tracker, which allows users to see how many times their emails have been opened. As well as which apps were used to open them. You can also use this tool if you want to see which country someone in your address book opened an email from and where they’re located. You’ll need a Google account with access to a desktop or laptop computer in order for this method of reading emails to work properly. Otherwise, it’ll only show information about sent messages (not received ones).

Gmail for Android Tracking

If you have an Android phone, Gmail for Android has a tracking feature that lets you easily monitor your emails. To see your tracked emails, tap on the “track” button in Gmail and then select “Tracked Emails.” Which will open a window showing all of the emails that were sent from or received by your account. You can also use this feature to track any attachments included with those messages. Such as photos or videos, and receive notifications when they’re downloaded into another app on another device.
If it’s not clear how to use this feature yet (or if it’s something new), don’t worry: we’re here to help!

Tracking Email From Your Phone with Gmail

If you use Gmail for Android, there are several ways to track emails. The first is by using the Gmail app itself. However, this method only works if you have access to your phone’s location services enabled on your device and connected through Google Maps or another third-party app like Foursquare or Yelp. Once these are active, open up any message from an individual sender and tap “More”. Then select “Visit Website” from the drop-down menu at the bottom of that page (see screenshot above). This will take you directly to their website where they can be tracked using any number of tracking tools available online.

Google’s services and products may be used in a variety of ways to track your emails.

Using Google’s tools and services, you may track your emails in a variety of ways. Gmail Tracker
The first step is to go to the Gmail Web site, click on Settings, then General, and then click on Track my activity under the History section. You’ll see a button where you can enter the name of your email address or domain (e.g., [email protected]). After that, you can enter any message that contains keywords related to tracking purposes. Such as “tracking,” “email tracking,” or “email marketing.”

You can also add these phrases at any time during message composition by simply adding them into the To field before sending them out again via email delivery functionality within Gmail itself. However, this method does not allow for leaving behind any additional information. About why someone might be interested in seeing more details about what’s being sent from their own account. So their minds would remain open if they decide later on down the road after reading through all received messages. Which have been sent via various locations around town like work environments etcetera.


The best way to use Gmail’s tracking tools is to set up a free trial and try it out. You can get started by downloading the Gmail app on your phone, setting up your account, and then using the Tracking Tools in Gmail.