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Gmail move mail delivery errors to separate folder

I have an installation of PHPBB3, and it sends mail from my Gmail address to users. However, I just got an influx of spambots with fake addresses that bounce. How do I tell Gmail to move these ...
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Send email from Google Spreadsheet to adress in column

From an existing Google Spreadsheet; every time a value is added in column M(x), I would like to send an email with a specified text to the adress listed in column F(x) from the same row x. Which ...
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Know if my emails have been read [closed]

Is there any way to know as to whether the email send by me have or have not been read. I am willing to switch to any service from Gmail for this feature.
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How to block “via” senders in Gmail

I have this annoying problem in Gmail. Spammers are by-passing the Gmail spam filters and are so clever that I am not able to create a manual filter of my own to block them. They are sending me junk ...
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Gmail help - primary account on Google Drive updated without permission

I accidentally changed a global Google Drive login from a work email address to be a personalised gmail account as the primary account. I can still login using the other accounts but it's proving to ...
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How do I get Gmail to ask me to be a mailto handler again?

I noticed that when I open up Gmail on Google Chrome, a popup near the top asks me if I want to let Gmail be my "mailto:" handler. If I select "No," I'm assuming that Gmail will no longer ask me to ...
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Adding a new tab in Gmail

Today when I logged in to Gmail there were many tabs like Primary, Social, Promotions, and Updates. Indeed I quickly googled to find that's the new tabbed layout. All is well. But, I wonder is it ...
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Why can't I reply to Facebook wall posts by email?

As mentioned in this answer, it is supposed to be possible to respond to Facebook wall posts via email, by replying to the notification message. This used to work for me, but now suddenly doesn't. ...
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Facebook “Reply to this email to message” does not seem to actually send message

Sometimes when I am not logged on Facebook and my friend Joe sends me a message, it is sent to my email (Gmail), with a footer saying: Reply to this email to message Joe When I reply to the ...
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Publish on tumblr with an easy-to-tap email

I know tumblr allows users to post on their blog by mail. But the email given by tumblr is not really easy to tap on a mobile phone per example. Is there a way to post easily on tumblr using a simple ...
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What is a web based email service that reveals the “on behalf of” info from email sent via Google Apps?

I'm working on resolving the "On behalf of" issue that comes when sending mail from an alias via my primary domain hooked up to Google Apps. For example: How do I get rid of "On Behalf Of" ...
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How to forward email of a specific sender from Outlook.com to Gmail?

I got an Outlook.com account which I use to subscribe to some mail lists. I want to forward the emails of one of the lists to my Gmail account, but the only option I see is to forward everything, so ...
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How can I subscribe to a Google mailing list with a non-Google e-mail address?

Some projects host their mailing lists on Google Groups, like this: http://groups.google.com/group/mojolicious I'm an old-fashioned guy, and I don't like reading mail on the web. I would very much ...
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How can I distinguish if I have to filter emails via sender or mailinglist (provider)?

I have a similar problem to the person with this question. The e-mails I receive aren't totally unwanted though, but legitimate newsletters. They clutter my inbox though. And as the fella above I ...
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Ampersand in email address/nickname?

I have received email from an external person addressed to x&y@domain.com instead of xny@domain.com. (& is a valid character in email addresses.) It is caught in the catchall and I would like ...
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How do I migrate from Microsoft Exchange to cPanel? [closed]

Is there a good way to migrate e-mails and directories from Microsoft Exchange to a cPanel email account? I have Horde, Roundcube, and SquirrelMail installed by default.
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Can email from web-based email service be tracked to my location?

I'm planning to send an email to someone and I have reasons to not want him to be able to find my location. If I send an email, let's say: from my Hotmail to his Gmail or AOL account, will he be ...
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attach a note to an email (in gmail)

I want to attach a little note on some conversations, for reference/summarization/etc It is not yet built-in but google is I think collecting enough votes for this feature. There's a third-party app ...
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Using Mailchimp to send mail to a mailing list vs. substituting it with another service

I have a Mailchimp mailing list of 36000 people. I'm exploring my possibilities when it comes to sending an email to each of them. Here are the alternatives I can see: Paying $240.00 for a monthly ...
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Set “All mail” as my default Inbox in Gmail?

Is there a way to set my Gmail so that the default Inbox is "All mail"? I mean as soon as I go to gmail.com or mail.google.com, All Mail opens up, is this possible other than specifying it in the ...
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Can I view the HTML source of an email sent to my Gmail address?

I'd like to see how a certain email was put together. So my question is: is there a "View Source" for emails sent to Gmail?
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Gmail email filtering

I have the following problem. Basicaly, I have several email accounts - one for my uni, one for my job, a personal one etc. I primarly use Gmail, so I have all my emails redirected to this single ...
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Convert an email ID into mailing list

I have an email ID for "Support" which is wide spread. I would now like to convert the same email ID into a mailing list so that a set of people would act as operators and start serving the support ...
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Can I view the email properties in one line in Outlook.com like one can in Outlook 2013

It'd help me better manage my emails if I could view the subject and sender of an email in one line instead of 2. Like one can in Outlook 2013. Is there any way to do this in Outlook.com ?
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How secure is sending an email from GMail?

When you send an email from GMail to someone what measures do they have in place to make sure that my email is not read by man in the middle attacks, or other servers that the email is routed through. ...
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Remove contact from Gmail

After I have removed and blocked a particular contact from my contact & chat list, when I search with the contact's name in the search option of my Gmail account, it still throws up the contact's ...
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Stop receiving ANY emails from Facebook

I have searched through the options and settings (and searched for "Facebook email" questions on this site) to no avail. What I want is very simple: I do not want Facebook to ever send me an email ...
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Lot of spam to deactivated email address

I used to have an email address from an educational institution that just got deactivated. However, they still forward their email to my other Gmail email address for a month (this is the main, ...
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Should changes be made to the e-mail client or actual e-mail account itself?

Sometimes I'm unsure if I should change Outlook or the gmail settings. For example, I noticed both gmail and Outlook asked me for my real name. Why is this and what happens if they are different? If ...
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Pertaining to origination of IP address

If an email sent from either France and Canada and yet, the IP shows Washington State & California. Using email addresses from @live.com and @yahoo.com. Does this mean that they originated from ...
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Send an email from Gmail when 3 in a row start with the same set of characters

One of the sites I manage has an email address which gets mailed by the server whenever an error happens (e.g. an uncaught exception). Usually there's a slow trickle of these (maybe one or two a ...
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Gmail spam filter, is there a daily quota for it? And how do I make it less aggressive?

My question is based on the experience in the last few days and the various tests I have done. I observed that if I do not read and simply delete some email which I had automatically put under some ...
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Gmail on my own domain for free

You can no longer attach your domain to Gmail for free as you could do a year or so ago. Now it's called Google for Business and also includes Google Drive, Google Calendar and more. It's all ...
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Can the administrator download/mirror everyone's email from Google Apps for Business?

Does Google Apps for Business provide a way to download all emails from all accounts periodically? The format of the download is not important. We'd just not want to set something up for each ...
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Is there a closed mailing group service?

I am looking for a service that would allow me to create private/closed mailing list create managers for that list add new user on their behalf allow users to manage their membership It is for our ...
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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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Create group email to forward mails to list of addresses

I am looking for a way to set up group email for my class. This email address will be used to send mails to all class members. I've tried creating gmail account and forwarding mails to list of ...
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Facebook — can't find how to stop email notifications

I'm receiving a bunch of group activity notifications from Facebook in a corporate account, and when I click at the "Edit mail settings" link at the bottom, I get this screen: As you can see, ...
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Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee (new problem)

So, I basically have the same issue as the earlier posting (Remove Gmail “send mail as” for former employee), but the previous solution will not work for me since the emails were already being ...
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How can I mark all mails as read in a subbox

In order to view the question timely, I subscribe some tags on SE, and create a label(subbox) in my gmail named as stackoverflow. I got lots of unread mails day after day. now I want to mark all ...
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Can I create a post in a Google+ Community direct from Gmail?

In migrating an organisation from Yahoo Groups to a Google+ Community, we're finding that one of the features that users miss the most is the ability to start a new thread from an email sent to a ...
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How to auto sync Yahoo! contacts with Google Contacts

I'm using Yahoo! as my primary mail agent, so my contacts are there. Now I decided to put all my contacts from different social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Thunderbird..) onto one Google Contact; ...
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Add another accout in Gmail interface

Q: what's the work around way to use gmail interface with email handle by MS exchange server? The company I worked for use MS exchange server for the emails, but my workstation is iMac and they ...
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Receive and send Facebook emails from an iPad

How do I log into Facebook email so that I can download and send from an iPad? I want to be able to receive and send using my Facebook account. If my Facebook email address is example@facebook.com ...
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Inbox only showing chat logs

Overnight, without my doing anything, my Gmail inbox suddenly only shows chat logs, not my regular incoming mail anymore. The only way I can see my mail is to click "All Mail" and then as soon as I ...
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Email when Taking a Topic using Google Groups Collaborative Inbox

We use Google Groups Collaborative Inbox and would like it to email a member when they take a topic (when they assign it to themselves). At present it only emails when someone else assigns a topic to ...
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Gmail - How to know if sender requested receipt?

You can see whether a person has read your email by requesting a receipt. However, as the recipient of the mail, is there any way to tell whether the sender has requested a receipt or not? This ...
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Can't receive mails on yahoo

the Yahoo mail got hacked, he managed to reset the password and got it back. Since then, he can no longer receive mails, he gave me his password, I'm logged in trying to fix it. He's using the free ...
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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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How to receive e-mail notifications for Facebook messages?

I would like to receive an e-mail every time someone sends me a Facebook message. I would like to spend less time on Facebook, but I don't want to miss the messages send to me. I have checked the ...