Simple Gmail Notes

Simple Gmail Notes

Add notes to email threads in Gmail.

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What is Simple Gmail Notes?

"Simple Gmail Notes" is a handy Firefox extension that empowers Gmail users to add notes to their email threads directly in the Gmail interface. All entries are securely stored in the user's Google Drive account, ensuring privacy and ease of access. The extension is free and open-source, allowing full flexibility and transparency. It also supports multiple accounts and syncs across devices. Additional features include direct browser-to-Google Drive communications and authentication, limited scope of Drive file access, and offline Drive token collection.

Stats date:
Users: 920 ▲ 20
Rating: 4.67 (49)
Version: (Last updated: 2023-11-19)
Creation date: 2015-08-27
Weekly download count: 13
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • identity
Size: 1.02M
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

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Simple Gmail Notes
Simple Gmail Notes (v2.8.24.2)
4.63 (717) 73,407
Not available on Edge

Simply adds notes to your Gmail conversations. Available as Chrome or Firefox extension.

  • 100% free and open source!

  • Notes marked on one computer could be read from another one.

  • All notes are stored in your own Google Drive account, no 3rd party server is used.

  • Use Simple Mobile CRM to view the notes on mobile device (

  • Different email addresses are bound to different Google Drive accounts, even within the same browser.

  • All communications and authentications are directly between your browser and Google Drive.

  • The extension could only access those Google Drive files that are created by the it.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Must have Gmail addon
  • Allows users to add notes to every email in Gmail
  • Convenient and easy to use
  • Under active development
  • Great app with excellent support
  • Invaluable for managing Gmail
  • Started displaying large display advertising without consent
  • Stopped working for some users
  • Requires Firefox 72.0.1 or older
  • Add-on disappeared for some users
Most mentioned
  • Must have Gmail addon
  • Under active development
  • Stopped working
  • Excellent support
  • Invaluable app for managing Gmail
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Risk impact

Simple Gmail Notes may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Simple Gmail Notes is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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