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Alternatives to plus-addressing?

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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How to export a single email folder from gmail?

We want to export a single email folder for a colleague to work on from a gmail account that ideally we'd like to export as excel or similar. I know that you can download entire inboxes with ...
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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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Can I receive a notification when a GMail account has not received an email for a given amount of time?

I have a GMail account whose main purpose is to receive updates from an instrument deployed in a remote location. The updates are received 6-8 times a day, and they are normally "All is well", and I ...
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Is there a way to prevent Gmail from quoting entire replies?

Is there any way to stop Gmail quoting the entire previous message when I hit reply? I can use the "Quote selected text" labs feature to narrow down when I do want to quote something, but that still ...
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Keeping mails working and move some of them to google apps

I registered today on google apps as a reseller, cause I'm intending to resell there apps to my clients. Google force resellers to use the keyword 'reseller' as a subdomain; so, I used ...
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Set up Gmail to place the quoted text on top of my reply for bottom-posting

Is there a way to configure Gmail or add a labs extension to enable bottom-posting of replies? By default it quotes the message you are replying and places the cursor at the top. I want it to place ...
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Can I bounce messages (not forward, but a true bounce) in Gmail?

Prima facie this is impossible. But perhaps someone has some kind of hack to do it. This is one of the last things holding me back from switching to Gmail from Pine. To be clear, bouncing a message ...
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How To Sort Emails When Searching In Gmail And How To Sort Messages By Unread?

Sometimes I am searching for messages from a specific sender and when I get the results and select all messages I cannot move them to "Folders". I can only move them to "Labels" which is not what I ...
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Gmail: Received an email intended for another person

I'm not really sure how email routing works, but someone ordered something on Amazon and I received the email instead of them. Or maybe we both got it, I don't know. The order doesn't show up in my ...
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Do any tools exist to combine template based transactional email with CRM? [closed]

I am between a rock a hard place right now with a decision relating to CRM capabilities and general email marketing for our company. We have simply used very basic (think Gmail contacts, outlook, ...
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How do I import email from another email account into my Gmail account?

I have another email account with another email provider which is not GMail, but I want to import that email into Gmail. Is it possible to do this?
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Receive mail into Gmail from custom domain Google Apps

I have a regular gmail account and a custom domain'd gmail account. I want to use Gmail's "Check mail using POP3" function to retrieve the latter into my regular user@gmail.com but I cant get past ...
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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 post new status facebook via email?

A google search on this topic lead me to some instruction that doesn't work for me - since all http://www.facebook.com/mobile/ are redirected to Facebook Home site. How can I do it now?
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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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Google Form and Group email

I have set up a group email that I'd like to use within a Google Form. Currently the Google Form is pre-filled with my personal email and I'd like to change it to the group email. Any help in ...
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Exporting email from Horde

I am trying to exporting my email from Horde, but it never asks me where it should download the file to, it only shows that it will be in the form of a .MBOX file. So where can I find the file?
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Moving Webmail to Google Apps

I am using Webmail (RoundCube) on cPanelX, using BlueHost web hosting. I am planning to move to Google Apps, is there any way to move my existing mail to Gmail?
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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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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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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 long does nuget.org usually take to notify package owners of a change?

I've recently participated in a package owner change attempt on nuget.org. We're not sure whether the attempt succeeded or not - the attempted new package owner did not receive an email asking them to ...
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Changing email provider from Yahoo to Gmail

I have a personal Yahoo email address. Everyday I receive a lot of spam and this wastes a lot of my time. I am thinking of moving from Yahoo mail to Gmail. But how should I do it properly? How do I ...
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Gmail: Downloading unlabeled messages?

I would like to backup all messages without a label from Gmail. Those messages are basically all personal archived messages. I don't want the thousands of messages that are labeled for the various ...
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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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I've changed email servers for client's domain email. Will gmail delete its copies of the old messages?

I have a client whose domain email is set up to be checked from gmail. I moved her web hosting account from netsol to gd and stupidly didn't check the implications that the move would have on her ...
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Downloading all my Yahoo! Mail to my desktop computer

I've a free Yahoo! Mail account nearing 300 emails and I want to download the mail to my computer. I also have a backup of the emails in my another Gmail account. Is there something in Yahoo! Mail ...
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Facebook detects if you are logged in Gmail

Today I was playing with some web security, and there was a surprise when I decided to test the Forget the Password link on Facebook. I chose to send the password reset code to my Gmail address, and ...
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How to copy incoming and outgoing email to another account in Google Apps?

What I want is that all emails sent to/from user1@example.com got copied to user2@example.com. The configuration solution must avoid be modifiable by user1 (due to I think that whatever solution that ...
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When using Postini for spam filtering, is it a requirement that I enter email addresses in Postini for each of my users? [closed]

When using Postini for spam filtering, is it a requirement that I enter email addresses in Postini for each of my users? Or can you avoid specifying any users and just use a "generic" set of rules? ...
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Re-Associate YouTube Account

My YouTube account, which I use actively (both for watching and posting videos), is currently associated with my old AOL address. When I sign in to YouTube, that's what I use in the "username" field. ...
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Yahoo! Mail is not letting me attach files to send… [closed]

Yahoo! Mail is not letting me attach files to send. This problem started suddenly and inexplicably on 18 October 2011. I have tried multiple browsers. I have tried re-installing browsers. I have ...
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outlook.com differnt names for alias

How to put a different name on outlook.com alias? I have my main address with my real first name and last name. I set up an alias, but when I send emails with it, I don't want my real first and last ...
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GMail's new attachment preview not work for only jpg attachment

Recently Gmail launched a new attachment preview & direct save to google drive. Really it is pretty cool. But for me, only jpg or image attachments not working at work (business app gmail ...
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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 do I setup a group in Google Apps for Business to be able to send to to all employees via one email address?

I am running Google Apps for Business for managing our organization emails. I want to setup an email such as team@mycompany.com and when sending an email to this email address, all team members will ...
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Is there a chrome extension for emailing a web image with a single keystroke/click? [closed]

Is there a Chrome extension or other tool that will allow me to email a web image to someone with a single click/single keystroke? I'm picturing something like this: In Chrome, I right-click on an ...
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How to move Gmail sub-label out of hiearchy

In Gmail, I have some hierarchical labels: A/B/C I want to make C a top-level label, but can only find a way to rename it in its current position in the hierarchy or introduce a new hierarchical ...
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Microsoft Equivalent of Google Apps for Business (Email)

I've redesigned a website for a client and am soon to set it live. However, his business emails appear to be hosted with Hotmail and I need to create a couple of new email accounts. He has told me ...
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How to export a list of addresses that email in my spam folder was sent to?

With a Gmail username@gmail.com address, you'll also receive email sent to username+label@gmail.com addresses, very handy for creating filters. I often username+website@gmail.com when signing up to ...
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Google Apps forward email from non-account address to an actual user

In my google apps I have only one user admin@domain.com. How can I configure Google Apps to forward emails from info@domain.com to admin@domain.com?
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Email replies from Exchange email accounts are not posted to Basecamp site

We are using Basecamp for project management and Exchange for our email. The problem we are having is when we get an email from Basecamp and a user replies to it, it isn't posted to Basecamp. Basecamp ...
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Gmail Selective Forwarding | SMS Forwarding

Does anybody know a way to create a rule in Gmail to forward emails from a specific contact or email address? If so, is there a way to forward to SMS? I've tried playing around with the filtering but ...
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Gmail email address becomes a Gmail SMS text message

How would I allow a friend to send an email to my Gmail account, and have it appear on my cell phone as a Gmail text message SMS? (He does NOT have a Gmail account.) I would tell him "email me at ...
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Is there a DNS Blacklist check for Hotmail/Live accounts?

We have a domain which is having issues sending emails to @hotmail and @live addresses. If you add the domain to safe senders it goes through no problem at all. However, sending to a random ...
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Delete an email from a folder only if it is not contained in another folder

I was searching around but found no answers about this issue: I have a folder, in my Gmail account, where I automatically (with filters) put mail with attachments and other characteristics... they are ...
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How can I delete all my Hotmail contacts?

I've done some research but I couldn't find any helpful answer. Is there a way to delete all Hotmail contacts at once? The reason is that some spam emails are sent automatically to my contacts, and ...
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Problems in signing in to Hotmail

Seem that someone tried to sign in to my email in live.com with a wrong password too many times. So I am locked out right now. I can reset my password just with security question, but that lovely guy ...
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What counts as “signing in” for Windows Live Mail's 365-day requirement?

Whenever set up Windows Live Mail (Hotmail) to forward emails from one account to another, you get the following message: Important note: Please sign in at least once every 365 days—otherwise your ...