Questions about the use or functioning of any and all web-based email such as Gmail, Outlook.com, Yahoo Mail, etc.

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Random domain (and not just username) temporary email service [closed]

I need a temporary email to register on one web service and not to receive spam later. But the thing is that they block emails from all known temporary and public email services. Is there a temporary ...
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Does using Gmail's “Never send it to Spam” filter mean I can't train their spam filter?

Gmail's Spam filter generates an unacceptable number of false positives for me, and I'm very wary of losing real emails. I don't really want Gmail to delete anything by default, as I don't necessarily ...
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Email campaign website with API that takes email addresses

I would like to take advantage of a third party service to send out emails, but I don't want to duplicate my user list. Is there a service that offers an API that will accept recipient emails rather ...
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Implementation of Reply-To header in Gmail

Gmail has always ignored the Reply-To header in the e-mail generated by contact forms submitted from my web site. So when I try to reply a message like this: From: webmaster@example.com To: ...
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Unsubscription links in spams: Safe?

Some emails circumvent the spam protection mechanism and drop into inbox. I occasionally see this happen both on web based mail services and on our Exchange mail server. Some of those spams have a ...
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EmailId of twitter user

My main objective to send direct message to a Twitter user. However I realized that I cannot do that until that user follows me. So is there any way to get the email id of that Twitter user so that ...
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How to disable content type html in Gmail?

I'd like to receive all my emails with content-type text/plain by default while using gmail (no clients), by default gmail uses content-type text/html. Thanks!
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Setting up Gmail to use Markdown to read and send out emails

I've become rather fond of Markdown and think it would be rather well suited to emails. How do I set up Gmail to allow me to format reading and sending emails in Markdown? Is this even possible? If ...
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Is there a way to search only the “read” emails in Gmail?

Sometimes some mails that I need to search are mostly among those that I have read. Is there a way to perform this search in Gmail?
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Reliable and secure method for tweeting by mail?

I know it is a weird way of tweeting but I want to tweet by e-mail. There are some web applications doing this, but I am looking for a credible and secure method of doing this.
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What happens to emailed notes when I go over my Evernote monthly limit?

I have an Evernote free account which has a 40 MB monthly limit. I'm using the feature that lets you email in notes at an @evernote.com account. I know that if you are using a client and attempt to ...
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Can I bounce messages (not forward, but a true bounce) in Gmail?

Prima facie this is impossible. But perhaps someone has some kind of hack to do it. This is one of the last things holding me back from switching to Gmail from Pine. To be clear, bouncing a message ...
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How to Manage Multiple GMail Accounts on the Same PC/Browser?

I have a GMail address with my employer, a personal GMail address, and a GMail address for my personal business. My gf also has a GMail address she uses on the same PC. Currently this requires much ...
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Gmail — Respond from the correct email

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 ...
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Did the receiver open the mail?

With Gmail, is there some way to do that check?
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Can I set a reminder for Google Tasks based on their due date?

Is it possible to be notified before a task is due, similar to how you can set notifications for events on Google Calendar?
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Detailed list of automated die roller web sites? [closed]

What sites exist for automated die rolling? In other words you can choose which and how many dice to roll, the site rolls it and gives and answer, and also may email the rolls to whom you choose. ...
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Can I set an e-mail to send on a timer within Gmail?

It's a business related e-mail, and I want it to get to the person before I wake up in the morning, but I don't want their first impression of me to be that I was awake at 3am sending e-mails. Is ...
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Is there a way to prevent Gmail from quoting entire replies?

Is there any way to stop Gmail quoting the entire previous message when I hit reply? I can use the "Quote selected text" labs feature to narrow down when I do want to quote something, but that still ...
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Are there any good webapps that will convert an RSS feed to email? [closed]

I find that some RSS feeds are more useful if they were sent to me as email messages instead. Are there any good services that will monitor an RSS feed and send the new posts as email messages?
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Is there any way to be notified of new videos on Hulu for non-viewable shows?

I noticed that Hulu indexes some shows that are not directly viewable on the site itself. Instead, it links you to another site where you can watch the video. For normal videos you can see on the ...
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Replying from Gmail with custom POP3 settings and auto selecting the associated custom SMTP settings

I setup Gmail to add a POP3 and SMTP server for sending mail. Whenever I get mail to that new address though, and I press on reply it still tries to reply by default by using my @gmail.com address. ...
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Does threadsy auto-refresh?

I just signed up to threadsy. But I'm not quite sure if it auto-refreshes to look for new emails, tweets or facebook status updates. i told my sister to send me a message so I can check if it does ...
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Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail

I try to label every single conversation that is in my Gmail inbox. For incoming mails this is super straightforward. I just hit L, type the first few letters of my desired label and hit Enter. So far ...
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How can I send my emails in Thunderbird to Gmail

I had, a long time ago, a non-free email account. Once I get a gmail account I forget about it, but I still have all the emails stored (in Thunderbird format) I will like to be able to join them with ...
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How can I view a message I sent with an e-mail client (Thunderbird, Outlook…) via POP3 in Gmail?

When I send an e-mail using an e-mail client this mail does not appear in the "Sent" category in Gmail (the online application). But this mail must be stored someway in an accesible place because if ...
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Anti spam temporary e-mail service [closed]

Please list some web apps that allows you either to create temporarily forwarding addresses (like mailexspire) use anonymous inboxes (like mailinator) As always with such lists: one service per ...
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Whats the best way to handle and monitor multiple email accounts without using desktop applications such as outlook?

I have many email account on different domains, on gmail, yahoo, hotmail, aol, and my company email account. I don't like applications that download my emails on my PC such as outlook, i like to ...
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How to send big files via email? [closed]

Gmail's maximum attachment size is 25 MB. How to send files bigger than that?
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send anonymous email

Is there a service that would allow one to send anonymous emails? Also if not anonymous one that would create a temporary email address.
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How can I filter out Facebook notification emails?

I'm trying to create a filter on my Facebook email so that notifications are labeled as one category, while other account-related messages are labeled something else. The problem is that they both ...
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How to auto-forward email from Hotmail? [closed]

Some time ago -back in about 2006 (I was a late adopter)- I switched my primary email account from Hotmail to Gmail. I don't want to delete the account, if only for the remaining web-services and ...
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Is it possible to utilizing the “Send mail as” GMail feature from SMTP?

I have my GMail linked to non-gmail email accounts so that I can send mail as them. Is there a way to use this feature without the web interface (smtp)? I use Mail for Mac OSX Snow Leopard.
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Saving a GMail attachment to Google Docs

Is there a way to save an email attachment in GMail to Google Docs?
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How can I forward email from an old account to my new GMail account?

I have an old Yahoo mail account on which I still get a few emails, now and then - but I now primarily use GMail. Is there a way for me to automatically forward or fetch emails from that account so ...
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What web-based email services provide end-to-end encrypted & signed email messages?

What web-based email services provide end-to-end encrypted & signed email messages, such as in PGP message format? Is special software (e.g. Flash, Java, or another plugin) required for the ...
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How do I import email from another email account into my Gmail account?

I have another email account with another email provider which is not GMail, but I want to import that email into Gmail. Is it possible to do this?
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How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account?

How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account? Can some or all labels be preserved?
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How to forward multiple emails in Gmail

Is it possible to forward multiple emails in Gmail without doing each one individually?
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How do I get the e-mail addresses of my Facebook friends?

I want to send one of my Facebook friends an e-mail, but I don't have his email-address. It's rather personal, so I don't want to send it via Facebook if possible. How can I get his e-mail address ...
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Alternatives to plus-addressing? [closed]

Many email services, including gmail, allow you to create throwaway email addresses by appending a tag of the form +anything after the username component of your email - but many sites reject such ...
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Be notified of @-messages on Twitter

On Twitter, how can I receive an automatic notification through email if somebody writes an @-message to me?
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I want to receive the tweets of everyone I follow as emails. How do I configure that?

I suspect this might require a 3rd party application. There is no way that I would want SMS notifications to my phone (which is almost what I'm looking for). And if I could get emails just for ...
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Can I auto-forward my Gmail to another address?

I'm kind of paranoid about my email and I don't want it to be on Google's servers only. Especially after my account got hacked and all my email got deleted. So I would like to auto-forward my Gmail ...
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How to add a link to Delicious and associate tags by sending an email?

Why would you want to use email? – I'd like to add links by email, so I can add to Delicous an article I am reading offline from my iPhone, in Instapaper or Read It Later. On Ping.fm – Ping.fm only ...
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Yahoo Mail Does Not Have HTTPS

Why is Yahoo Mail behind in security? They don't support HTTPS yet. Gmail and many others do. I'm shocked that Yahoo still doesn't have HTTPS. Why is this? What is the logic behind not supporting ...
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Where do my emails go when I click on 'Archive' in Gmail?

I selected a few important mails and mistakenly clicked on Archive. I don't know where that mails are? Where can I find them?
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Importing to GMail from Yahoo! Mail Plus takes forever

I've decided to migrate over to GMail, so of course I would like to migrate my old Yahoo emails and forward Yahoo mail to GMail for a few months until the transition is complete. (Yes, I've already ...
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How can I reliably deliver email to Hotmail users?

One of my customers (annoyingly) uses HotMail for his primary email address. A lot of the time, my emails to him get returned undeliverable due an over-zealous spam filter. My email is from my own ...
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How to migrate from a Hotmail account

Is there an easy way to move from a Hotmail account to something else, like a Gmail account or a new Hotmail account? Without losing all the folders, emails, contacts, etc.