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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 period?...
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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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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 ...
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Some Yahoo mails in Thunderbird (IMAP) will be marked “not junk” immediately after marking them as “junk”

I have a standard Yahoo mail account set up with IMAP in Thunderbird (currently using version 38.1.0). I've been having this problem with earlier version of Thundbird too. It just didn't bother me ...
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Is it possible to use Trello with incoming email integration?

It would be nice to have a mail address where you send a message and is automagically added to a trello list on a specified board. This means it could be used for some sort of issue tracking. Is it /...
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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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How can I prevent Gmail from formatting our order numbers as IP addresses

We send out e-mails to our customers containing an order number. Unfortunately Gmail thinks these numbers are IP addresses and turns them into hyperlinks: In a regular e-mail-client: Your order ...
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Mailchimp eMails don't arrive at strato.de addresses

Here is my problem: I want to use Mailchimp for sending a newsletter to a list of people's email addresses (I do have all the permissions). I set up the list correctly and sent out a test mail but it ...
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Download attachment in Gmail that's falsely identified as 'Virus found'?

I intentionally saved something very sensitive among a lengthy text file named xxxx.dll and saved as an attachment in my Gmail inbox as an email. Now that I needed it and tried to download it, Gmail ...
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What format are emails in cPanel when I look at the file structure over SFTP?

Over SFTP I viewed the data on my shared hosting, and if I go to /homedir/mail/... there's a bunch of folders for different email accounts, and some other folders that I don't understand. What ...
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Gmail: Hiding the original FROM sender address when using “Send As”?

When sending from Gmail's web app on an account configured to send mail from another email account (in my case, another Gmail address), is there no way to conceal the original account's email address? ...
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On-page email header missing in Gmail

When I send emails from my email-server to Gmail it doesn't show the: First Last <email@domain1.com> It only shows: First Last It shows the email if I hover over it, but not on the page. ...
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How do I go about importing emails from my cPanel export into Gmail Apps for Work?

Long story short I'm moving my hosting to Digital Ocean from Namecheap, and I paid $15 to get a full export of the cPanel (no longer have access to the hosting account itself so the backup export was ...
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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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College is going to delete all email accounts. How to keep receiving emails with same address from places I cannot remember right now

My college is using Gmail. The format of my address is 'myname@student.college.edu' How can I keep receiving emails sent to this address? There is no way I will remember everyone I gave this email ...
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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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Old Gmail account cannot be accessed [duplicate]

Years ago, I created a Gmail account. I no longer have the user or password info, and my primary email account has changed. Can I recover this?
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Is my AOL mail account lost if the alternative mail is inaccessible?

I want to change the password of my aol.de account. I set up an alternative e-mail which is no longer accessible for me. Any tries to change the password end up with an alternativeless form offering ...
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Something fishy happening with my Yahoo mail account [closed]

Today, I'm not receiving any emails sent to my Yahoo mail account. The senders receive a MAILER-DAEMON failure notice telling them that the message couldn't be sent "to the following address". But ...
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Fax to email service? [closed]

I have a fax machine which faxes to phone numbers. I want to use it as a scanner where I get the scanned page as an electronic image. Is there a way to fax to a number and that number/onlineservice ...
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Trello email-to-board doesn't work with GMail alias

Trello's email-to-board works fine with the direct email, but I've set up an a filter in GMail to forward mails to it, and it fails. There's no bounced email, but I don't see anything show up on ...
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How to import generic messages into Gmail as emails?

I have some messages that I'd like to import to Gmail. The messages were never emails but are conversations from another service. Right now I have them in a csv file with columns From,To,Date,Message ...
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SMTP File Size Limits

This might be a bit of a nooby question, but it's been on my mind for a while now. When sending a file through email on servers such as Gmail etc. They always impose a drastically low file size limit. ...
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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 to send an email address through eBay

Ebay let's you message sellers and buyers but it doesn't let you include an email address in your message. The warning prompt: johndoe at gmail dot come doesn't work either. Presumably they ...
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Google email - how to add more than 5 POP3 email accounts?

I currently have 5 POP3 emails in my GMail account. I need to add more 4 POP3 accounts? How to do that? Is there any way to add more POP3 accounts to my GMail? Or do you I need to create a Google ...
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An undeliverable email that I didn't know I was sending

When I forward an email to my contacts group, I get an undeliverable reply for an address that I didn't know I was forwarding it to. It is an address that is not known to me and not visible in the ...
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Trello Auto Send Email to Cards

Can Trello be set up to automatically send emails from certain email addresses directly to client's card?
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Automatically forward emails from Google Apps for Business to variable address

At this point, I have absolutely no idea if what I'm asking is possible, but I figured it's worth a shot to ask. I need to be able to send emails from a web server to a Google apps for business 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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How can I find a message by Message-ID in Gmail?

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 assign the due date in Trello via email?

I have been able to create a card in Trello and assign members to the card via email. However, I would also like to be able to set card the due date from the same email. Is it possible to set the due ...
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How To Blacklist Spam Emails With Forged Addresses?

I have been receiving SPAM emails from forged addresses to my Hotmail account. They are filtered and classified as junk. What i want is to blacklist these SPAM messages to never receive them at all. ...
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Using e-mail to send a web form message

Had no idea how to phrase the question better. My problem is, that sometimes I want to send an important notice to a company. I use normal, not electronic, mail - "recorded delivery". The problem is, ...
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How do I set Gmail to use my default account? [closed]

How do I set Gmail to use my default account? My settings are set correctly, so this appears to be a bug. Details: I've checked my settings and my ****@xona.com account is set to be the default, but ...
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How do I make the chat show idle immediately?

When my email is left idle, my chat button shows green for a long time (for about 20 minutes) before turning orange, meaning I am available although I am away doing something. How I make the green ...
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Import MBOX file to Gmail, but pass it through spam filter?

I have an MBOX file of an old email account that I wanted to merge into Gmail as an alias. However, this MBOX file has a bunch of spam emails in it that I want to basically verify and discard. If I ...
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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 ...