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How to forward/re-direct emails from Outlook Live WebApp account

Our work email accounts were just transferred from our in-house server to Outlook. I want to forward some or all emails arriving in that mailbox to another account. I can't seem to find such an option ...
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Does Gmail still have the option to import email from other email accounts?

I recall there was an option in Gmail email settings to import emails from another email account but I no longer see it. Is this option still available?
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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 there a way to reject unwanted messages in Gmail?

Somebody mentioned to me a long time ago that this is a feature in Outlook, but I never needed it so I'm not even sure what it's called. I've been getting more and more mis-directed email lately, ...
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Does my name get sent along with my email?

I'm using Gmail. Are recipients of my emails also given my full name? In my own inbox, I see some people as John Smith but others as username@domain.com. I am aware that if I explicitly change ...
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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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Does OpenID expose your email address to websites?

Does OpenID expose your email address to the websites that use the service? For example, when using stackoverflow with google openID provider is my google address exposed to stackoverflow? (It seems ...
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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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Is there a way to disable Facebook's email address?

I logged into Facebook today to see this: I don't want a Facebook email address. I loathe the concept of receiving email via Facebook. I don't want people to even attempt to send me email through ...
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How do I get Trello to re-send my confirmation email?

I signed up, checked my spam filter, and cannot find the confirmation email anywhere. What do I do now?
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Automating filter rule creation in gmail?

I get cases where I start getting e-mails from people I am not interested in getting. These are not SPAM, just boring e-mails. In such cases I tend to create the filter rule that makes all the ...
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Why does email sent to my @facebook.com address always end up in Facebook messages spam?

I'm trying to figure out how my <myusername>@facebook.com address works with regard to sending messages back and forth to non-Facebook email addresses (in the messages area). The ultimate goal ...
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Is it possible to integrate Gmail threads to Trello?

I use Trello for project managing and I really want to share email threads to my Trello comments in cards. It is something like this: "team" <--(Trello)--> "I" <--(email)--> "partners". 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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Best way to set up site-specific, removable email addresses using Gmail

I'm currently trying to figure out a good solution for this problem. I do get spam messages very rarely and I'd like to find out which site gave away my address (or was hacked), so I'd like to use ...
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Youtube email notifications not working

I was an active user on YouTube, and YouTube was sending me emails when somebody was posting a new comment or uploading a new video (where I was subscribed). About 4 months I was inactive on YouTube, ...
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I don't receive my email verifications in Trello

I've just been suggested to use Trello, but I have one problem. I get the message to verify my email address... but I don't receive the email to verify the address. What to do?
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Google Apps multiple domains in one account with mail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does ghs.google.com CNAME work for Secondary Domains I have a Google Apps account, that has several domains (not aliases but domains). I only have mail.domain.com ...
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EU Gmail substitute [closed]

I want a web-based e-mail service which displays e-mails sorted by conversation; can import e-mails from POP3 accounts; can send e-mails from other accounts (either by faking the From header or by ...
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How do I figure out why people aren't getting my emails from Gmail?

I use Gmail for all my email, and most of the domains I own are verified by Google and I can send mail through them (using smtp.google.com). This mostly seems to work, but there are a few people who ...
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Auto delete spam email from a domain in Gmail

I want to auto delete email from the spam folder if they are from a particular domain, is it possible? e.g. if a email is marked as SPAM and it is from example.com, don't keep it in the SPAM folder ...
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Can mail admin read my chat?

I have a company email, hemc@companyname.com, which is managed by my company admin and it is hosted on Google Apps mail services. I want to know whether the admin can check my emails or my chat ...
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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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Way to ensure that my sent email was read

I would like to ask if there is any way to ensure that my sent email was read, and to ensure also that the attached files were opened. I use Hotmail.
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Is there a way to search only the “read” emails in Gmail?

Sometimes some mails that I need to search are mostly among those that I have read. Is there a way to perform this search in Gmail?
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Gmail — Respond from the correct email

Does anyone know how to automatically respond from the email, where i received mail from automatically. Because I forward my work email to my gmail, and i want to respond automatically without ...
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Why do I receive emails sent to address similar to mine but with dots?

I have a question relating to my Gmail account although I will use a fake email address for the purpose of this question. My Google email account is myaccountname@example.com But then today I ...
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How can I reliably deliver email to Hotmail users?

One of my customers (annoyingly) uses HotMail for his primary email address. A lot of the time, my emails to him get returned undeliverable due an over-zealous spam filter. My email is from my own ...
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Get count of all emails sent from an address in Gmail

Just for fun I wanted to know how many emails a friend has sent me over the years (in gmail). I tried doing a search but it the total only shows x to y of z where z is just an estimate. I then tried ...
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Toggle text/plain and text/html in email client such as yahoo, gmail, or hotmail

I'm testing some mail sending software that I've written and I'm sending emails in text/plain format with an alternative format of text/html. How do I toggle between the text/plain and text/html ...
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Can I view the HTML source of an email sent to my Gmail address?

I'd like to see how a certain email was put together. So my question is: is there a "View Source" for emails sent to Gmail?
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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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Does Hotmail or Outlook.com have a feature where appending a plus sign or a dot to an email address will still have it sent to the same address?

Gmail has this feature where appending a plus ("+") sign or a dot to an email address will still have it sent to the same address. This makes it easier to filter emails sent to you, by checking which ...
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Why can't Hotmail (or other providers) tell the difference between spoof and real emails?

Why can't Hotmail tell the difference between spoof and real emails from a domain (such as blizzard.com)? I get swamped with phishing emails from "blizzard.com" so I put it on my blacklist but then I ...
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What web-based email services provide end-to-end encrypted & signed email messages?

What web-based email services provide end-to-end encrypted & signed email messages, such as in PGP message format? Is special software (e.g. Flash, Java, or another plugin) required for the ...
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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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Set “All mail” as my default Inbox in Gmail?

Is there a way to set my Gmail so that the default Inbox is "All mail"? I mean as soon as I go to gmail.com or mail.google.com, All Mail opens up, is this possible other than specifying it in the ...
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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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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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Sending an Outlook invite from Gmail

Someone asked me to send them an Outlook invite. I'm not on Outlook and don't want to set up an email account just to send them an invite. Is there a way to send an Outlook invite from Gmail?
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Sign in to Gmail after typing email

I just tried to send an email in Gmail, and then it said that I needed to sign in. Since on the screen I was signed in, there is no sign-in link. How do I sign in without losing the email? [I've ...
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Any web app available for accessing Yahoo! mail at work?

A relative asked me this because Yahoo! Mail is disabled at work. I suggested that signing up Yahoo! Plus for $20/year to have POP3/SMTP access, then use Gmail or Outlook to access Yahoo!. However ...
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Is there a way to set a “permanent pen” in Gmail?

Responding to an email inline in Gmail requires formatting each bit of text. Is there a way to set a permanent pen similar to Lotus Notes so that everything I type while it is turned on maintains the ...
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Prevent receiving all mail: *@mydomain.com in Google Apps, being Super Administrator

I'm a Super Administrator for a domain associated with Google Apps. For some reason, I'm receiving all mail that is being sent to this domain. Here's what it says in the Account Settings of my Super ...
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How to block someone that redirected his email spams to your email address?

I have two friends (yes, belive or not they are my friends) that are redirecting all the email spam they receive to my email address. This makes my Hotmail account receive 30 spams per hour (that are ...
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What happens to my old email username after I close down my account?

What happens to my web based email (i.e. Gmail, Yahoo) username after I completely close down my account? Is the username I closed down made available to new users or is it retired for good?
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How can I import Facebook contacts into LinkedIn?

Importing into Yahoo mail doesn't work for me since it halts at about 300 contacts out of 1500 (known bug).
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Can I reply to comments via email [duplicate]

Can I reply to comments via email for a card in a list, and when I see the detail of the card the emails comment is present in the comment list. Just like replying to google-groups post via email and ...
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Reply to receiver as opposed to me

When I send a message to someone in Gmail, and then reply to that sent message, it automatically sends the message to the receiver (not me) as opposed to the sender (me). In OWA (Outlook Web Access), ...
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Facebook - Mobile upload email address [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Email address through which I can update my Facebook status Where can I find my Facebook mobile upload email address? (Once it was displayed at ...