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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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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'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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How to transfer contacts from Yahoo to Gmail?

How do I transfer all my contact addresses from Yahoo mail to Gmail? I have checked gmail and can't find a contact or address directory for my contacts.
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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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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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How do I move a search-filtered set of emails into another folder?

I'm trying to clean up my gmail inbox which has become swamped. My first step is to unclutter it by breaking it up into folders of related mail. That will let me deal with incoming mail ...
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Why does Gmail save a chat in Sent Mail?

I use Gmail. I have a chat conversation in Sent Mail, not in Inbox! Sent Mail means email, but I have a chat there like 1 email-1 line of a chat. It annoys me... I have Conversation view off. I have ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How Do I Consolidate Accounts on OneDrive

When I signed up for Office365 and OneDrive, I had a GMail account: quanticle@gmail.com. So when I signed up, I used that for my log-in credentials. However, in the meantime, I've acquired my own ...
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Recover Gmail address [duplicate]

I have a Gmail email address but have forgotten it? How can I find out what it was?
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Online or email heads or tails coin flip for two people

In the case that two people agree that they would accept the result of a coin flip to resolve some dispute. Is there a virtual heads or tails flip of a coin system that could be done online by two ...
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Can I still write messages from @googlemail.com?

Some while back, Google changed all the user's email addresses to something like nickname@gmail.com (before that, for some users, it was nickname@googlemail.com). I can still receive messages to the ...
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Email Aliases on Windows Live Domains for Custom Domains

I have hosted my email on Google Apps and was trying to move it to Windows Live Domains. However, when I tried to create my email address as me@mydomain.com, I received the error "The requested ...
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Gmail action buttons

Recently, Gmail started showing "action" buttons next to emails that have links to trigger actions on certain third-party sites. For instance: At first, I only noticed it with emails from Amazon, ...
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How to share a Dropbox folder but hide collaborator/user’s emails?

I work with two different customers and need to share the same folder with each of them, but I don't want them to know of each other. At the moment, any user who joins a shared Dropbox folder can ...
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How to edit a table (created by Lotus Notes) in the email reply (in Gmail)?

I've received an email with an embedded table. I want to put some marks inside that table (i.e., edit the content of the table) and send it back. Unfortunately, the Gmail interface doesn't seem to ...
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How do I achieve a “shared inbox” in Google Apps?

I have searched here and on Google for the best solution to achieve a similar function to a shared inbox here at my office setup. I also spent one hour with the Google Apps Support team in the states ...
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How do I adapt Mailchimp for Listserv functionality?

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I currently run a listserv (listservs?) on my Dreamhost VPS for a client. There are 4 different forwarding addresses, and about 160 delivery recipients in total. ...
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Create an “@msn.com” email address

I want to create an email account in MSN that be like something@msn.com. Is there any way to do that? I found only a way to create @live and @hotmail.com email.
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How do I email google map directions (*not* just a *link* to directions)?

I sometimes need to email a list of directions that I need to be available offline. So, emailing a link to Google Map directions doesn't work. I want to email all of the directions. I've tried just ...
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How can I log into several Outlook accounts online at the same time?

I have two accounts, one @live.co.uk and another @hotmail.co.uk. I used to be able to log into one and then switch between the accounts without signing out/in again by using the menu in the top right. ...
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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 do I avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by GMail?

In the body of an HTML e-mail I send <img style="display:block" alt="Revel Resorts | AC NJ" src="http://revel.mydelphic.com/sites/all/themes/revel/images/r_01.jpg" border="0" height="128" ...
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Why is my e-mail address sometimes considered invalid by websites?

It happens sometimes, when I sign up for a forum or a website that I get told my e-mail address is invalid. It looks like this: name_lastname_@hotmail.com. Is there any reason why this might be ...
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How should I send contacts via email?

I often experience problems sending and getting contact information in mobile devices due to some weird incompatibilities (they often arrive garbled, empty or don't arrive at all). So I use plain SMS ...
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check mail keyboard shortcut for Gmail

Is there a keyboard shortcut to check for new mail in Gmail? (Question inspired because I frequently: get a notification from my phone and recognize the sound as a new email on the Gmail app and many ...
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How to export Email Attribute Metadata from Gmail or Thunderbird to csv?

I need to export my emails messages Attribute Metadata like: createdby, description, from, to, ... someone, some text, some@email.com, me@email.com, ... someon2, some text, some2@email.com, ...
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Do email services send sender's IP address?

If I'm going to receive/send email through Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo, would I be able to see the IP of the sender? I know there's nothing to do with the IP but would it give away the location from where I'm ...
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getting my primary alias back

I went into outlook to make sure my email account V*AW@hotmail.com was up as primary alias because I was getting no mail. A few weeks ago I added another alias B*@gmail.com. and accidentally put it as ...
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Turn e-mails into an RSS feed?

The title explains it all. Here is a service that once did it, but doesn't seem to work any longer: http://www.mailbucket.org/ Any suggestions?
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Sending an email to a Facebook user, knowing only his id

If I send an email to john.doe@facebook.com then John will receive the message. In my address book I have the Facebook ids of my friends. Can I use those ids to send an email? I just tried ...
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Gmail - check multiple POP3 accounts from one inbox

I have multiple domain specific email address that I'd like to check from a single Gmail login. I've previously seen a set up where multiple inboxes or accounts were accessible from the left side bar ...
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Find a message in Gmail using Message-ID

For archival purposes, I am storing a list of emails. I would like to be able to later find a particular message in my Gmail account. A unique message identifier is its Message-ID. However Gmail does ...
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How can I upload images to Google+ via email?

Is it possible to upload an image to my Google+ profile via email? All other social services seems to have this feature available, but I can't find it on Google+.
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Can I easily search for starred / flagged messages across all folders in Yahoo Mail?

I am trying to find functionality in Yahoo Mail which is similar to what Gmail and Outlook allow for "starred" or "flagged" messages. I would like to be able to star / flag a message, and then easily ...
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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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stop outlook.com automatically marking emails as read when clicked

How do I stop outlook.com marking emails as read when I click off them? You can change this setting in the Outlook desktop applications but not in outlook.com
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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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Why does email sent to my @facebook.com address always end up in Facebook messages spam?

I'm trying to figure out how my <myusername>@facebook.com address works with regard to sending messages back and forth to non-Facebook email addresses (in the messages area). The ultimate goal ...
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Sending email from gmail appears in outlook.com inbox

I recently added a gmail account to my outlook.com account. Now I have tried to remove it unsuccessfully and whenever I send an email from gmail it is showing up in the inbox for my outlook.com ...
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How to migrate emails from one outlook.com address to another outlook.com address?

We have to migrate emails from user@oldDomain.com => user@newDomain.com Both oldDomain and newDomains are actually hosted via outlook.com (Live Domains) so it's essentially on the outlook.com ...
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How can I personalize HTML emails using Mail Merge and google spreadsheets?

I'm attempting to personalize an email that uses HTML coding. Basically, I've made an HTML template that I want to have say the name of a person within the HTML code as well as the subject line of the ...
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Use Domain from Google Mail for Business

A friend started to use "Google Apps for Business" (Mail) where he has to pay for it. He also registered through Google a Domain with his name (office@namename.com) When he now enters the domain ...
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Gmail puts copy of emails I send in Inbox

Recently, my Gmail started putting a copy of every email I send in my Inbox. How can I stop this?
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How do I look at my list of email contact addresses for my hotmail.co.uk address?

I have a hotmail.co.uk address. Since the home page, which appears when I sign in, has changed I cannot see how to look at my saved contact addresses so have to scroll down all my old emails if I want ...
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Creating email price alerts for online products with Google Spreadsheets?

I'm trying to figure out a way to get an email or text notification when an item's price drops below a certain point. I've tried using ImportHTML and ImportXML with Google Spreadsheets but can't seem ...
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In modern email apps, how to automatically include the recipient's name in the text?

For example, I have contacts "John Smith" and "Marry Jones". When I send email to them at the same time, I want to have unique greeting words for different people. For example, "Dear John, " then is ...