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I have two email addresses that I use with GMail, let's call them personal@gmail.com and me@mycompany.com, the latter is integrated with SMTP and POP. When I want to send an email I can choose which email address I want to send from. Now let's say I receive an email to me@mycompany.com when I reply I want that reply to come from me@mycompany.com not personal@gmail.com, yet it always defaults to the @gmail.com address. Is there any way to make it default to be from the "To" address in a reply?

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You can do that from Settings > Accounts and Imports and select Reply from the same address the message was sent to:

same address the message was sent to

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Thanks!! I didn't know about that setting. Imho it should be the default. – Adam Mar 22 '11 at 15:56
@Adam I disagree on whether it should be default or not.. because usually you want to continue getting emails from your old accounts and replying with your official one! When you just have another account then it makes sense.. – Lipis Mar 22 '11 at 17:58
That's true. I guess it depends on how you are using your multiple accounts and I don't know how most people use it. – Adam Mar 22 '11 at 18:55
fyi I need to refresh gmail (I used ctrl F5) to get this setting to take effect – User Jun 11 '15 at 1:46

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