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Tagging in email or mobile view

My Google group has the option "require at least one tag" enabled, and in desktop view users cannot post without a tag. However, in mobile view: The option to tag is not even displayed on the new ...
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After the Lavabit shutdown: Download of mails? Forwarding address? [closed]

In an interview with CNET News, Ladar Levison (founder of Lavabit) answered to the question What happens to your customer's e-mails and data?: I'm looking into setting up a site where users can ...
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Making labels sort correctly in Gmail's Priority Inbox

I have a label called "Action Needed," in Gmail and I want to use Priority Inbox to create a section specifically for this "Action Needed" label. In the Inbox configuration screen, I have these ...
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Transferring AOL emails to GMails [duplicate]

Can I transfer my AOL emails to my Gmail address and use it as my primary email address?
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how do i change my google e-mail account address without losing my stuff? [duplicate]

I got my google email when I was quite young, and the name is kind of childish. I want to change my email address but not lose my google account, my youtube, my chrome start page, etc. any ideas? I ...
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Gmail filter not working when subject field is too long

I receive lots of emails in my Gmail account that are sent to a group teamname@mydomain.com and look like this: Author: ... Date: ... New Revision: ... Added (or Modified or Removed): ... Log: ... ...
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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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label incoming emails from a different account in Gmail

Assume I have created a label called "example@university.ac.uk" and I also have that account in my Gmail account, i.e. I can receive and send emails from it. How do I send all the received emails ...
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GMail import from another provider

I am setting up Google Apps and need to replicate all my user email accounts (about 20 in total) within Google, then move all the mailboxes over, then change the MX records to point to Google's ...
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Publish on tumblr with an easy-to-tap email

I know tumblr allows users to post on their blog by mail. But the email given by tumblr is not really easy to tap on a mobile phone per example. Is there a way to post easily on tumblr using a simple ...
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Gmail filter with regular expressions

I use Gmail and I'm receiving lots of emails I want to filter. They all have in common that the subject is like these: Some words - r1234 - Some more words Some words - r987665 - Some more words Some ...
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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 to change the name after the @

How can you have a Gmail account or any e mail account with a different name? For example 123@anothername.com instead of 123@gmail.com? I have already tried going to the account settings and tried ...
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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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Band Fan Page only has “invite friends”, “share page” and “promote page” as options

I have a Facebook fan page for my music. On the promote page option where it should have the options: invite by email invite friends share page promote page The first option is missing. I ...
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How can I read AOL email through Gmail without marking all emails as read?

I want to use Gmail's tab filtering system on AOL emails, but I know that AOL marks all emails accessed through POP3 as read. Is there any way to forward all emails to Gmail or to mark as read only ...
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How can I edit headers of e-mail in my Gmail account?

I used Thunderbird to move e-mails from one account into my Gmail account, but somehow some of the e-mails' From headers have disappeared. I would like to edit the e-mails to add these headers again.
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What email services allow authentication from a different OpenID provider? [closed]

Lots of email services are OpenID providers: Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, and so on. However, as far as I can tell, those services themselves don't allow for OpenID authentication. What email services, ...
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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 to prevent PineApp from blocking mail?

My email provided just installed PineApp for mail blocking. The thing is, I don't want it to block anything. At least, I want to have a "only block by blacklist" policy. Is there a way to 'tell' ...
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How do I send an email to a list of people without them seeing the other email addresses?

I have a group of friends and family that I would like to send an email to, but I don't want everyone to see everyone's email address at the top. How do I do this?
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Gmail Desktop Notifications not Showing Properly

Gmail desktop notifications are not showing up properly. Browser: Chrome, OS: Windows 7 I have Chrome open on my 2nd monitor (not main monitor), and it is currently an open tab. I have not been ...
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Domain1.com is on Exchange and Domain2.com is on Google Apps - Having issues sending scans locally to Google Apps

I have domain1 = total-mechanical.com on a local Exchange 6.5 and domain2 = e-3group.com on Google Apps. I set the MX records for e-3group.com to point outside the network to Google Apps thinking ...
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Google Apps Email - how to add several domain names?

I signed up for Google Apps for Businesses, paid (I guess) $5 a month for this service. My primary goal is to use Google Apps for email accounts for my projects (with custom domains). I added one ...
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Web-based email client to manage email accounts independently

I'm looking for a free web application that allows me to manage all my different email accounts from a single place, but managing each email account independently, I mean, having an inbox, sentbox, ...
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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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I want to get the email address of everyone I've had a conversation with over the last year [duplicate]

I want to send a newsletter using mailchimp to everyone I've had an email conversation with over the past year. What is the best way to export their email addresses? I only want people I've gone back ...
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Facebook email blocked due to privacy settings

I sent an email to someones Facebook using my Gmail address. It came back stating I was blocked by his privacy settings. Is this because I do not use Facebook, therefore, I am not his friend so it ...
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Verify alias for custom domain on outlook.com

Much like a previous question, how can I verify the alias fullname@example.com under the account name@example.com when the alias is not an email account! Contrary to what the previous answer ...
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Managing multiple account from gmail

Ive got 2 work email accounts both from different company (both running on separate domains on google apps for business using so they are using gmails infrastructure) at the moment im managing them ...
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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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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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GMail Send as not working properly to Microsoft Outlook users

I'm using gmail to send emails on email A on behalf of my other gmail account, email B. I have tried checking and unchecking the alias feature, and regardless when I open the email in microsoft ...
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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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Live\ Hotmail email storage

Are all mails from Outlook\Live\Hotmail stored in SkyDrive? Because I have around 6000 emails and some contain attachments of around 1 or 2 MB. But my SkyDrive shows that only 0.01 GB is used. Can I ...
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Migrating POP to IMAP with outlook and Gmail, which way will it sync?

I have a Google apps for domain which I run my emails though using outlook 2010 to access the emails with POP. I'm looking to migrate my existing POP account to IMAP, I have found this guide which ...
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How to auto sync Yahoo! contacts with Google Contacts

I'm using Yahoo! as my primary mail agent, so my contacts are there. Now I decided to put all my contacts from different social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Thunderbird..) onto one Google Contact; ...
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Only display email in `To` field when sending a Gmail message

I often name people in my Gmail account's contact with the "funny" name(s) that remind me of who they are like Smith from Company A, Smith Funny, Smith big head, etc. When sending message in Gmail, ...
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Can one still get a free Google Apps Standard account?

I know there was a workaround that was working a few months ago to get a free Google Apps account for one user, however, when I tried the workaround this morning it didn't seem to be working. Does ...
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Importing Gmail contacts to another Google account by Adding a POP3 account

I want to import a gmail account to a google apps account. I have tried the recommended method of adding a pop account. POP forwarding is enabled. I get the following message: Server denied POP3 ...
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How do I get my old Yahoo emails to my new fastmail account?

I'm moving from yahoo mail after being with them for 10+ years. I have their plus service, so I can use pop/imap to move my messages (and my current ones are being forwarded now). My problem is that I ...
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Email threaded discussions to a web app?

Me and my co-workes get in to long and eventually confusing email threads about what we're working on or comments and revisions about a certain project. For example, I'll email several people about ...
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How to create a vacation away message for your email account?

How to create a vacation away message for your email account?
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I'm using a shared server, and as such GMail marks my email as spam (All from headers are different from the same IP) [closed]

I have a shared server, meaning many people share the same IP. When I send an email, the @website.com is different from someone else that shares the same IP with me, therefore GMail marks it as spam. ...
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attach a note to an email (in gmail)

I want to attach a little note on some conversations, for reference/summarization/etc It is not yet built-in but google is I think collecting enough votes for this feature. There's a third-party app ...
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How can I receive all emails with a subject to a specific folder in Outlook Web App?

I would like to automatically move all emails that has a subject starting with [Something] to a specific folder, and not be shown in the inbox. Is this possible to do in Outlook Web App? how can I do ...
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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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HTML emails into Wordpress with IFTTT

I've been delving into IFTTT today and this seems to be one of the best places to ask queries about it. What I'm trying to do is create rules to automatically get emails into draft Wordpress posts ...
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Reactivate Gmail account without access to dashboard

I recently started a company with a colleague. We created a domain name and registered a Gmail account for our company. For various reasons, my colleague has left the company, and deactivated the ...
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How to send a @mydomain email from Gmail, without paying (Google Apps)

I want to be able to receive email from a few xxx@mydomain email accounts and also send email from those addresses for free (or very, very cheap - 40$/year per user is too much). To receive my email ...