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Gmail hacked, no IP alerts

Recently my Gmail was hacked - I was suddenly signed out of Gtalk and my password no longer worked. I was able to reset my password by following my secret question/answer. When I logged in again, I ...
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How can I write HTML and send as an email?

I want to send HTML email from my Outlook or Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail. I wasn't able to find any such option where I could write HTML which will then be rendered at the receiver's end. How can I do that?
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Gmail: can I import my IMAP sent folder from another account without creating duplicates?

I have an email account that supports IMAP, and I also have a Gmail account. I want to import a folder from the email account that supports IMAP to Gmail (my sent messages folder). This Lifehacker ...
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Get mail into Gmail from external server more often than once per hour

Gmail's "check mail using POP3" feature only checks for mail every hour or so for me. I want the mail in my mail server to be forwarded to Gmail every few minutes. What is the best way to set ...
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Sending mail with images in to Yahoo accounts

Hey guys. Has anyone had problems over the past few days with Yahoo Mail not showing images? I have a template that is fine for all the big clients that has been worked on quite extensivly that has ...
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Why is there a massive delivery delay when sending from my Gmail account to an Earthlink account

I love Gmail. I've been using it for over 6 years and wouldn't trade my account for any other webmail service. However, lately I've been having a major problem with delivery delays when sending to a ...
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Send mail from a Gmail catch all address

I just recently set up Google Apps (Standard) on my domain, and I have a catch-all e-mail address on it that I pull e-mail from locally, so I can easily receive e-mail to anything@example.com. Now I ...
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How to allow someone else to send emails in my name?

I want to give another person the ability to send emails in my name. This person should be able to send mail using my email address, but not be able to read my email. Does anybody know a webapp or ...
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Importing email into Gmail from Zimbra exported file

I've managed to rip myself away from Zimbra and get myself some Gmail goodness. Unfortunately, I'm not quite ready to give up my archive of 5000+ emails from the last few years just yet and would ...
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Email service that can limit number of times I can check my emails? [closed]

I constantly waste time checking email jokes and so that people send me, so I created an email account only for friends, leaving the existing one for work only. Yet I still spend too much time ...
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Sign in to Gmail after typing email

I just tried to send an email in Gmail, and then it said that I needed to sign in. Since on the screen I was signed in, there is no sign-in link. How do I sign in without losing the email? [I've ...
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Groupon Daily Emails

Can you change the time of day groupon daily emails are sent to you?
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Can a few employees share the same inbox in Gmail?

I am administrator for a shop. We have a few employees but we use one email address for customers, shop@example.com It would be nice to organize this in some way so that the employees can have their ...
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Can you share calendars on Microsoft Online Services - Online Exchange

I am in a trial of Microsoft Online Services as our company is looking at Exchange (and Exchange like) email solutions. MS Online Services is interesting, but I haven't been able to figure out how to ...
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Event-driven Email Actions

Is there a way to send event-driven emails. For example, If I don't hear a response in 3 days, send this email Send this e-mail in 3 days (delayed response) Follow up with this e-mail in 5 days (...
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Does Gmail have a problem sending to emails with dashes in them?

Gmail keeps hanging on me sending an email to 'kindle-feedback@amazon.com'. Does Gmail not like dashes in the To: field? EDIT: In this case I finally got it to send when I opened the email to a ...
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Changing name when sending mail from same account in Gmail?

let's say my Gmail is js@gmail.com. Sometimes I want to send mail as John, and sometimes as John Smith from the same address. Is there a way to do this without having to change the "Send mail as" ...
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Email POP3 forwards from hotmail to gmail takes too long?

Hi I am forwarding email from my hotmail to gmail account. But it takes a lot of time from my hotmail to gmail. Typically its taking at least an hr before it arrives in my gmail when i have received ...
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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: webmaster@...
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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 site,...
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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 [closed]

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.