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Does anyone know how to automatically respond from the email, where i received mail from automatically.

Because I forward my work email to my gmail, and i want to respond automatically without having to select my work email from there.


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This explains how to make Gmail automatically select the correct From address when replying (just adding some more keyphrases for Google, since this was rather hard to find). – romkyns Nov 23 '12 at 10:10
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Did you try the Reply from the same address the message was sent to option in you GMail settings?

Go to Gmail settings > Accounts and Import. Under When receiving a message: select Reply from the same address the message was sent to.

The works for me when I fetch the mail from IMAP or POP, but I haven't tested with forwarding. So it may not work.

Good Luck

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I did the same as Tony suggested and it has worked fine for me. – grokus Jul 13 '10 at 17:06
Tony's answer is head on, and works. I would however just like that it does indeed work with forwarding as well - as long as you can send with that mail-account as well. – Gnub Jul 13 '10 at 17:14
Tony's Answer. But remember to do add an additional From: address as well, as explained here. I suppose this is what Gnub means. – George S Jul 13 '10 at 23:06

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