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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 do I migrate from Microsoft Exchange to cPanel? [closed]

Is there a good way to migrate e-mails and directories from Microsoft Exchange to a cPanel email account? I have Horde, Roundcube, and SquirrelMail installed by default.
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Can I create a post in a Google+ Community direct from Gmail?

In migrating an organisation from Yahoo Groups to a Google+ Community, we're finding that one of the features that users miss the most is the ability to start a new thread from an email sent to a ...
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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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Facebook — can't find how to stop email notifications

I'm receiving a bunch of group activity notifications from Facebook in a corporate account, and when I click at the "Edit mail settings" link at the bottom, I get this screen: As you can see, ...
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Recovering a saved email in Gmail

A person with low computer skills was writing a message in Gmail (web interface). You know how as you type it automatically saves the message and the word "saved" appears at the bottom, she clicked ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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 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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Stop receiving ANY emails from Facebook

I have searched through the options and settings (and searched for "Facebook email" questions on this site) to no avail. What I want is very simple: I do not want Facebook to ever send me an email ...
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Receive and send Facebook emails from an iPad

How do I log into Facebook email so that I can download and send from an iPad? I want to be able to receive and send using my Facebook account. If my Facebook email address is example@facebook.com ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharing notification mails from Dropbox

Quick question. Right now, when I send a bunch of people a link that I'm sharing from Dropbox, I don't get any "talkback" email confirming that the link was sent, and none of the people I'm sending ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Send form daily/automatically [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone knows a way of sending a Google Form daily and automatically to someone? More specifically, I am a tutor who would like to send a HW check-in to my students daily, but I ...
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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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Link an RSS feed to an e-mail account [closed]

Can I link an RSS feed to an e-mail account? In other words, so each time there is a new item in the feed I'll get a notification by e-mail?
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My replies are missing from Gmail threads when using 3rd party mail clients

When using gmail in 3rd party email clients (iOS Mail, Sparrow for Mac and Airmail for Mac), my replies are missing from threaded conversations. Take the following example; Bill emails Jon, Sue and ...
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How to embed the 'To:' field into my email signature in Gmail compose?

Is it possible to copy the contents of the 'To:' field into my signature when composing new mail? I would prefer to use Gmail's web-based interface (Browser Extension/User JavaScript/GreaseMonkey ...
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How to add my picture to my emails?

In gmail I can set my picture. When somebody receives mail from this gmail account, my picture is shown next to the gmail address. But now I created a mail account for my website. When I send mail ...
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How to block mails from a specific server in Gmail

I am getting mails daily from different mail address like ry8029@fastmail.fm or ry1532@outlook.com etc. Since the mail IDs change daily, I can't filter those mails. I checked the emails’ origin. ...
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Mailchimp campaign - create “part dynamic” campaign

Is it possible to create a mail campaign which would be consisting of two parts? I mean I'd like to create a mailing of this kind: Some hand-edited content. Additional data fetched from a specific ...
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Email service that sends and receives all emails in domain (including wildcards)

I own a couple of domains which have numerous functional accounts all managed by me. So I'd like a way to log in once, see all incoming mails, and send from any username in this domain. (Ideally ...
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Auto forwarding emails in Gmail

I have set up a new Gmail address and I have put several addresses in for any incoming emails to be forwarded to automatically. My problem is that it only seems to be selecting the top email address, ...
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How to send automatic emails to groups in Yahoo mail

I need help to setup my Yahoo email to send automatic emails to different groups periodically and automatically. Is there a way to this from within the client?
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Prevent Yahoo! to ask me again about changing the theme

After the latest design changes (Metro style) when going to Y!Mail page, Yahoo asks me two things: to upgrade change my browser (I click "Continue without upgrading"): to personalize my inbox ...
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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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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 ...