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Know if my emails have been read [closed]

Is there any way to know as to whether the email send by me have or have not been read. I am willing to switch to any service from Gmail for this feature.
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How to forward email of a specific sender from Outlook.com to Gmail?

I got an Outlook.com account which I use to subscribe to some mail lists. I want to forward the emails of one of the lists to my Gmail account, but the only option I see is to forward everything, so ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird “Get Mail” doesn't get all the mail from the beginning

I have installed Mozilla Thunderbird, now it updated to version 24.5.0 . I am trying to download all the emails from my Gmail account to Thunderbird. The problem is that only emails from 8 August ...
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Gmail help - primary account on Google Drive updated without permission [closed]

I accidentally changed a global Google Drive login from a work email address to be a personalised gmail account as the primary account. I can still login using the other accounts but it's proving to ...
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Using Mailchimp to send mail to a mailing list vs. substituting it with another service

I have a Mailchimp mailing list of 36000 people. I'm exploring my possibilities when it comes to sending an email to each of them. Here are the alternatives I can see: Paying $240.00 for a monthly ...
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My google account has an email address that is no longer correct

My google account has an email address that is no longer any good. How do I change my google account email address
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Can I view the email properties in one line in Outlook.com like one can in Outlook 2013

It'd help me better manage my emails if I could view the subject and sender of an email in one line instead of 2. Like one can in Outlook 2013. Is there any way to do this in Outlook.com ?
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Protect emails from deletion in Gmail

In our company, we always create a common email address to put things to check by project common people. Maybe some important emails can be delete recklessly. So I feel some or all mails can be ...
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Lot of spam to deactivated email address [closed]

I used to have an email address from an educational institution that just got deactivated. However, they still forward their email to my other Gmail email address for a month (this is the main, ...
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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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Should changes be made to the e-mail client or actual e-mail account itself?

Sometimes I'm unsure if I should change Outlook or the gmail settings. For example, I noticed both gmail and Outlook asked me for my real name. Why is this and what happens if they are different? If ...
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Gmail spam filter, is there a daily quota for it? And how do I make it less aggressive?

My question is based on the experience in the last few days and the various tests I have done. I observed that if I do not read and simply delete some email which I had automatically put under some ...
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Send an email from Gmail when 3 in a row start with the same set of characters

One of the sites I manage has an email address which gets mailed by the server whenever an error happens (e.g. an uncaught exception). Usually there's a slow trickle of these (maybe one or two a ...
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Remove contact from Gmail

After I have removed and blocked a particular contact from my contact & chat list, when I search with the contact's name in the search option of my Gmail account, it still throws up the contact's ...
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Add another accout in Gmail interface

Q: what's the work around way to use gmail interface with email handle by MS exchange server? The company I worked for use MS exchange server for the emails, but my workstation is iMac and they ...
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Convert an email ID into mailing list

I have an email ID for "Support" which is wide spread. I would now like to convert the same email ID into a mailing list so that a set of people would act as operators and start serving the support ...
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How can I mark all mails as read in a subbox

In order to view the question timely, I subscribe some tags on SE, and create a label(subbox) in my gmail named as stackoverflow. I got lots of unread mails day after day. now I want to mark all ...
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Gmail - How to know if sender requested receipt?

You can see whether a person has read your email by requesting a receipt. However, as the recipient of the mail, is there any way to tell whether the sender has requested a receipt or not? This ...
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Email when Taking a Topic using Google Groups Collaborative Inbox

We use Google Groups Collaborative Inbox and would like it to email a member when they take a topic (when they assign it to themselves). At present it only emails when someone else assigns a topic to ...
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Recover Gmail address [duplicate]

I have a Gmail email address but have forgotten it? How can I find out what it was?
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Online or email heads or tails coin flip for two people [closed]

In the case that two people agree that they would accept the result of a coin flip to resolve some dispute. Is there a virtual heads or tails flip of a coin system that could be done online by two ...
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Can I still write messages from @googlemail.com?

Some while back, Google changed all the user's email addresses to something like nickname@gmail.com (before that, for some users, it was nickname@googlemail.com). I can still receive messages to the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...