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It appears to me that the only way to "bulk edit" Gmail filters is to edit the XML file. Before I attempt that (and so far I've failed at my first attempt), is there another, easier way to do this? I'm trying to edit my 400+ filters to ensure the filtered messages are "Never marked as Spam."

Thanks in advance.

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I'm contemplating writing an app that will make bulk editing the XML easy, because the web interface is awful. –  crdx Jun 7 '13 at 8:49

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You are correct. The only way to edit Gmail filters all at once is via a XML file.

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Ok ... many thanks. –  LAprGuy Jun 19 '12 at 21:38
    
On another note, you should be sparing with the 'Never marked as Spam.'. I've been getting a lot of phishing emails that come through (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc) as a result of my use of the 'Never mark as Spam' option. –  JadoJodo Jun 20 '12 at 12:16
    
Great point. The filters are starting to reset themselves (the right mail starting to make it through) ... I might just wait. –  LAprGuy Jun 20 '12 at 19:48
    
In fact, I'm pretty sure they added the export feature for just this purpose. It was only added in the last year or two. Before that you were truly out of luck. –  Al E. Jun 22 '12 at 13:27

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