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Is it possible to send emails with an arbitrary FROM address via a Google-hosted email server?

I am planning to transfer my mail server to Google Apps, and I am wondering whether this will work: In my infrastructure there are some scripts that send emails from addresses that do not exist, for ...
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Send email from Google Group

My company uses Google Apps for Business for our email etc. We use Groups for forward-facing email addresses, e.g. "software@ourdomain.com" which goes to several people. Is it possible to SEND email ...
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Google apps sending limit exceeded, but the activity report shows only 54 sent emails for the month

This has been happening on and off for a couple of months now. Basically the client keeps getting her account suspended for exceeding the daily email sending limit but she doesn't send anywhere near ...
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Emails pushed into pending in Google Apps Groups

We currently have many Google Apps groups setup internally for local and sometimes external communications within the company. However, recently some groups are blocking certain members’ emails ...
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Using Google Apps to set up emails with a custom domain

How do I create email address on my own domain using Google Apps? Google provided a free service for it, but I can't find where it is or how you go about doing it.
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Backup Google Apps Email

I am using Google Apps for Email. Is there any way I can backup all the emails into another Gmail Account? Please also let me know any alternative solution too.
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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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Gmail and IMAP - how do the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash folders work?

When you enable IMAP access in Gmail the [imap]/Drafts, [imap]/Sent and [imap]/Trash labels are created. How do these labels function given that each IMAP client can potentially implement their local ...
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How to switch email provider [closed]

With Yahoo! putting itself up for sale, and my main email being on Yahoo!, how should I transfer from Yahoo! to another email provider? In other words when they are sold and the domain ...
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How to set the display name for an Google Apps email alias?

To indicate the message recipient, an email address may have an associated display name for the recipient, which is followed by the address specification surrounded by angled brackets, for example: ...
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Can't send email on behalf of delegated email address

I have two Gmail accounts primacy A and secondary B. I have delegated access to my Gmail account B for my account A. So from account A I can see my account B as delegated in the right top corner I ...
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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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Any way to see mail sent by other user through shared address?

My wife and I have a "shared" email address, like thesmiths@example.com which we both use from Gmail when we both want to get replies or for signing up for certain websites. When an email is received ...
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Way to forward old emails from my Gmail to Outlook? And sync sent emails from outlook to gmail? [closed]

The question really says all about what I want to do, or need help on. I recently signed up for a new outlook account to try out the new outlook preview and I've set up gmail to automatically forward ...
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Reduce Outlook to Gmail syncing latency

At work, we use a Microsoft Exchange-based email service for our professional addresses. But I hate both the Outlook app and Outlook.com interfaces. So I configured my Gmail account as an email ...
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How to mark all unread email as read on Hotmail

I have around 2K email as unread in Hotmail. How can I mark all of then as read in one go?
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Deleting my message in others' inbox [closed]

How can I delete a message I've sent to a friend? Can I delete at the same time in mine and in my friends inbox?
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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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Italicised text shown as * after an email roundtrip

I often send an email using Gmail to someone (say A) who does not use Gmail. Often, I use Gmail's formatting buttons to make some text italicised. Often A's reply includes parts of my message. In ...
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Create filter on Gmail for BCC to myself [duplicate]

I run a startup and we send quite a lot of emails. I've started to BCC these emails that my software sends to myself as an alias. For example layke@example.com might be my main email and I'm now ...
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How can I get GMail to make the default address I'm sending an email from be the same as the To address in a reply?

I have two email addresses that I use with GMail, let's call them personal@gmail.com and me@mycompany.com, the latter is integrated with SMTP and POP. When I want to send an email I can choose which ...
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Selective IMAP emails to gmail. How? [closed]

I wish to select my new business emails (approx. fifteen) from my personal webmail account at BT Yahoo (with 9,000 emails) and transfer them to my new work gmail account without using forwarding. My ...
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How to reply to a Twitter conversation via email?

Is there a solution that makes it possible to reply to a Twitter conversation using email? Ideally, I would like to directly respond to the email notifications as shown below:
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Automatically print every email message from a certain sender in Gmail

I would like to be able to set up Gmail, so that it prints an email, as soon as the email registers in the account inbox. Is there any simple way to do this with gmail? I am interested in printing ...
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Using Gmail web interface email client for 3rd party mailboxes?

This Google guide talks about configuring ones Gmail (e.g. me@gmail.com) to fetch emails from another mail service (e.g. me@myorganization.com) via POP3 into as well as being able to send emails as ...
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How to report scam Gmail acount?

A Yahoo account was hacked, Lets assume it was called example@yahoo.com and that the victim also have another email example@gmail.com. The guy who hacked Yahoo email id stole the contact list, and ...
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Would deleting messages from Facebook also delete them from my email?

If I delete messages from Facebook will it automatically delete from my email? Or do I have to delete both?
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How can I remove the “on behalf of” message when sending from a delegated account?

Please note that this is not the same as this question which is to do with removing the message for send as aliases. If I delegate access to my Gmail account to somebody else, they are able to access ...
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Migrate Apple Mail Mbox files to Google Apps for Work

I've got a few clients using Apple Mail with large Mbox files. I need to upload 10Gb of old mail to Google Apps for Work. I was told that copying mail from locally saved mailboxes (in Apple Mail) to ...
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550 error when trying to set up Gmail to send mail as Hotmail

I'm trying to configure my Gmail account so that I can use it to send mail as my Microsoft address (let's say it's example@hotmail.com), but I'm getting a weird error. I've already gone into Gmail's ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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Not receiving all emails sent to my Google Apps account (via gmail)

I use Google Apps for my business. I route emails from my gapps email address to my personal email account on gmail by way of setting the personal account to check and receive email from the gapps ...
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How do I email collaborators on a folder or Word document in the New Google Drive?

Google's newest version of Drive doesn't allow anymore to "email collaborators" except on files that are part of the Google Apps suite. Here's a use-case: I have a Word document I share with my ...
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Send file to email from URL

Is there a website that I can enter a file URL and an email address, and the website will download the file and send it directly to the email address? I can set this up on a private server, but I'm ...
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Exporting Gmail to local Outlook PST

I need to export out emails from Gmail to an Outlook PST file and it seems slow using this method—Outlook and IMAP/POP3 are kinda slow on archiving. Is there any other method than going through POP3 ...
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Why does it take so long to be removed from an email mailing list? [closed]

This question is not site specific, but--what happens behind the scenes which makes being removed from an email mailing list such a lengthy task? All websites which I've visited, if you wish to be ...
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How can I remove all traces of my original Gmail address from a “send mail as” alias?

Background: Forwarding custom domain's email to and from Gmail I've got a personal Gmail account that I've had for many years at example@gmail.com. Of course, the address isn't “example”, it's ...
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Is it possible to use a custom domain with Gmail, but without Google Apps?

Is there any way to use a custom domain in Gmail without having a Google Apps account? I have configured my domain to use: MX 3600 1 ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. MX 3600 5 ...
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Is it possible to reset sign-in cookies for all Gmail users in Google Admin?

This can be done for individual users, but I would like to be able to force a weekly sign-in reset for all Gmail users in my org.
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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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How can I send a HTML message from Gmail?

How can I send a HTML message from Gmail? HTML: <p style="background-color:green; padding: 30px;">Hello</p>
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Using an email adress with two different names in Gmail? (as two aliases) [duplicate]

I've setup GMail to use my own email address, like 'info@mycompany.com'. When using this address as from-address, sometimes I want it to prefix with my personal name, and sometimes my company name. ...
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Transfer email and contacts from msn to Gmail

Here's the context: I've been with msn.com for a while and have also had a google account for a while, though I never decided to set up my google account for gmail. I've finally decided to set up ...
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Get rid of Russian junk from my Gmail

For a while now, the spam folder in my Gmail everyday gets simply flooded with Russian-speaking / Russian-written junk e-mails. How can I get rid of it? Is there any filter in Gmail, that let me ...
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What are the IMAP folder called in a certain locale in Microsoft's Outlook 365 email account?

I want to find out what the special IMAP folder are called in a specific locale in order to set up my email client properly. By special folders I mean: Sent items Drafts Trash Is there a ...
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Easy way to receive Gmail inbox activity summary at a different email address?

I'm currently switching email providers. Is there an easy way to get a weekly summary at my new email of activity in my old Gmail inbox so I don't miss anything important during this transition ...
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AOL Email Attachment Not Showing

I'm working with a user who has an Outlook 2013 account in addition to an AOL account. They sent an email with a .pdf and .pptx attachment from their Outlook account to their AOL account. In the AOL ...
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Setting an account picture for “other” accounts when using the Gmail mobile app

Recently I've noticed that if you have a picture associated with your Google account, and you send an email using your Gmail account to someone using the Gmail mobile app. That picture will show on ...
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Email-to-fax with + and = in Return-Path

I want to subscribe a fax number to a (private) Google Group mailing list, so each message sent to the list will arrive on the fax machine. I have tried several email-to-fax services include MaxEmail ...
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Yahoo approving spam SPF to be sent from another email server

I have a friend with a Yahoo mail account. She noticed that friends are receiving emails from her that contain spam links. I looked at the header for the email and it's clear that the emails didn't ...