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Schedule an email to send at a specific date

How do you set up a service to schedule email sending? I want to send a mail on a specific date and I have tried Gmail, Yahoo! and Zimbra. I didn't find any options to send an email automatically ...
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Filter Mail on Facebook?

I have a friend on FB who sends out FB mail for way too much stuff. Without removing her as a friend, is there any way to control the mail I get from this person? Unfortunately they are NOT using ...
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How did my email get hacked? What to do next?

I use Hotmail. My password was strong (upper/lower case letters, digits, and special characters. No dictionary words. It was only 8 characters, maybe that was the problem? I only use this password ...
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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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Forward a complete conversation/thread in Gmail?

I have a long chain of 20+ emails in GMail I wish to forward to someone else -- I don't want to forward them individually. How can I do that?
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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.
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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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Bouncing emails from Google Apps (Gmail)?

I'm a user of Google Apps for receiving my email in. My inbox is the "Catch all" for my domain which is very convenient in the way I would like to use it. In some special cases I would like to bounce ...
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Permanently block domain in gmail

My inbox is being destroyed right now - i'm for some reason getting 3-4 messages a minute from a specific host (box432.bluehost.com). I would really like to just prevent any and all email from his ...
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How to create email address in format of “me+foo@provider.com”?

I was looking on a person's resume and he has put his email like this: foo+resume@gmail.com. I am talking about that additional +resume. I want to know: How these type of email works? How do I ...
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Insert HTML markup into Gmail signature

Is there any way to add HTML markup signature in Gmail settings? I mean, insert some HTML markup without using rich editor, just inserting HTML?
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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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Personal Gmail Statistics

I want to view my personal Gmail statistics. How many emails I am sending or receiving in avg. in one day/month/week? How many emails I am sending to a specific contact?
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Mute Facebook comment threads after clicking Like

When I Like or comment on a Facebook entry, I get notified on every single comment for the rest of the thread. Sometimes I want that, and sometimes I don't. I know I can opt out of these ...
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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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Setting Gravatar images to same by disregarding any plus addressing in emails

How can I set up Gravatar to use the same image for any plus or tagged email address used? I have subscribed to websites such as Stack Exchange, Stack Overflow, Github, etc. using a "+" email address ...
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Looking for tool to answer emails with “canned/standard responses” (Customer Support)

We're a small customer support (3 people), mainly interacting via mails (~100 mails per day). We're currently using GMail with canned (standard) responses - but the major flaw is that I cannot easily ...
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Can I send an email that will reach a Twitter account?

There is a new restaurant across town I want to make a reservation at, but they only have a Twitter account (no email or phone number listed). I don't use Twitter and don't want to make an account ...
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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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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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Compose an email in Gmail without seeing my inbox

I would like to compose an email in Gmail, but if I open my inbox I find I get distracted with all the emails that have arrived since I last looked. Is there a URL I can go to to compose an email ...
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Unique Problem with EMail Addresses

I have a unique problem. My GMail address is given to banks, Electricity Department, Water Department and so on and so forth. Let us assume, my email address is John@GMail.com. There are lots of other ...
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Can you search GMAIL based on senders IP adress

Someone is trying to fool me. They are sending mails to me and I'm pretty sure it is someone I know. Via "Show original message" I found the IP address of the sender. With the assumption it is ...
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Email is not secure, but what about Gmail using HTTPS, and if sending to myself?

I sometimes send myself some notes using Gmail, but I think if it is regular email, anybody on the Internet backbone or routing place can read your email, so it is not private... But Gmail uses ...
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Catch-all address on Windows Live domains

I know that GMail for your domain has the ability to catch all email that is sent to a non existing address and forward it to a domain's internal address. eg: doesnotexist@mydomain.com is redirected ...
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Upload to Google Docs through email

How do I upload a document to Google Docs through an email attachment? I remember seeing a feature of being able to email my document through and have it saved in Google Docs. Does this still work ...
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Auto responders to only certain email addresses in Gmail

I'm trying to set up an auto responder to only certain people in Gmail. I'm aware you can go to Settings > General > Vacation responder to set a global response, but I'm trying to setup almost a ...
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How can I generate a list of delivered-to addresses in gmail?

I really want to turn off the catch-all option in my Google Apps email service. Before I do that however, I would like to get an idea about the usernames that are actually received mail on a ...
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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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Changing my primary email

Here is my problem, at one point in the past i created another Facebook account to give me more credits in a Facebook game. I used my personal email that i currently use every day. Now i have deleted ...
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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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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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Sort Gmail messages by how long people have been waiting for a reply

I am trying to help someone break the habit of delaying too long in replying to emails. For a select group of email senders in Gmail, I'd like to set up some way of seeing how long it has been since ...
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How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail?

I really like GMail's spam filters. However, they occasionally catch not-spam so I like to quickly scan the contents of spam folder every so often, marking "not spam" to the few messages that aren't ...
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Importing to Gmail, no “Accounts and Import” tab

I have an email account that I would like to import all archived message from into Gmail. The Gmail help page on this topic says that this is done under the "Accounts and Import" tab in the settings. ...
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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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How do I forward my Gmail to my Facebook email address?

I have been trying to find a way to forward emails from my Gmail address to my Facebook email address. When I went to Gmail settings and tried to set up email forwarding from there, Gmail was unable ...
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Assign alias email domain names in Gmail

At my university, the email addresses name@newcastle.ac.uk name@ncl.ac.uk are the same. This makes things a bit messy in Gmail, since the contacts now have two email addresses, and when searching ...
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Import Yahoo! Mail and contacts to Gmail without Y! Mail Plus

I don't have Yahoo! Mail Plus so when I tried to import from Gmail as someone else has it doesn't work for me and I get migration errors. Only a month's worth of email is imported after I tried to ...
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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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How do I see in Gmail whether other people in my team are replying to the same email?

My team uses email for providing support to users. All support emails are CC'ed to the support team mailing list. But sometimes it can still happen that two people in the team are replying to the same ...
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How to participate in mailing list I'm receiving as digest?

I've found that I love receiving messages from mailing lists using the 'digest' format, just giving me one consolidated daily read instead of constant inbox clutter and distractions. However, how do ...
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How to handle multiple email addresses across multiple domains using Google Apps?

I've got domain1.com, domain2.com and domain3.com. Domain1 is my primary business email address setup with Google Apps as a catch-all email. I've added and verified domain2.com but I have to create a ...
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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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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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Is Gmail for business still free [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free Google Apps could not be found I remember a while back Google offered free email to businesses, where you host your email with them and still use emails like ...
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How to see the “receiver address” in Gmail?

I receive e-mails for multiple e-mail addresses on my Gmail. In my Inbox, how can I see what e-mail address the specific e-mail was sent to? If I choose "show original", the only relevant information ...
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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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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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Same e-mail user, different address?

I was wondering why using foo.bar@gmail.com works but not foo.bar@outlook.com. In Gmail, foo.bar@gmail.com and foobar@gmail.com (and any combination of periods in the username) is equivalent. Is ...