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Assign alias email domain names in Gmail

At my university, the email addresses name@newcastle.ac.uk name@ncl.ac.uk are the same. This makes things a bit messy in Gmail, since the contacts now have two email addresses, and when searching ...
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Import Yahoo! Mail and contacts to Gmail without Y! Mail Plus

I don't have Yahoo! Mail Plus so when I tried to import from Gmail as someone else has it doesn't work for me and I get migration errors. Only a month's worth of email is imported after I tried to ...
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Changing name when sending mail from same account in Gmail?

let's say my Gmail is js@gmail.com. Sometimes I want to send mail as John, and sometimes as John Smith from the same address. Is there a way to do this without having to change the "Send mail as" ...
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How do I see in Gmail whether other people in my team are replying to the same email?

My team uses email for providing support to users. All support emails are CC'ed to the support team mailing list. But sometimes it can still happen that two people in the team are replying to the same ...
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How to handle multiple email addresses across multiple domains using Google Apps?

I've got domain1.com, domain2.com and domain3.com. Domain1 is my primary business email address setup with Google Apps as a catch-all email. I've added and verified domain2.com but I have to create a ...
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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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Whats the best way to handle and monitor multiple email accounts without using desktop applications such as outlook?

I have many email account on different domains, on gmail, yahoo, hotmail, aol, and my company email account. I don't like applications that download my emails on my PC such as outlook, i like to ...
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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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Same e-mail user, different address?

I was wondering why using foo.bar@gmail.com works but not foo.bar@outlook.com. In Gmail, foo.bar@gmail.com and foobar@gmail.com (and any combination of periods in the username) is equivalent. Is ...
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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 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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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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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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How can I correct Gmail timestamps after copying them over IMAP?

I have imported several thousand messages into my Gmail account over IMAP, but in the Gmail interface and the iPhone Mail application the date of every message has been changed to the date of the ...
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Send email from Google Group

My company uses Google Apps for Business for our email etc. We use Groups for forward-facing email addresses, e.g. "software@ourdomain.com" which goes to several people. Is it possible to SEND email ...
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How to report scam Gmail acount?

A Yahoo account was hacked, Lets assume it was called example@yahoo.com and that the victim also have another email example@gmail.com. The guy who hacked Yahoo email id stole the contact list, and ...
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Using Gmail web interface email client for 3rd party mailboxes?

This Google guide talks about configuring ones Gmail (e.g. me@gmail.com) to fetch emails from another mail service (e.g. me@myorganization.com) via POP3 into as well as being able to send emails as ...
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Send an email if someone post a message into a Slack channel

We are using Slack as a team. However, there are also parties that are not part of our team but can participate via a mailing list. I want to set up a channel in Slack, say #mailinglist. Whenever ...
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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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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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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 avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by GMail?

In the body of an HTML e-mail I send <img style="display:block" alt="Revel Resorts | AC NJ" src="http://revel.mydelphic.com/sites/all/themes/revel/images/r_01.jpg" border="0" height="128" ...
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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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Why does Gmail save a chat in Sent Mail?

I use Gmail. I have a chat conversation in Sent Mail, not in Inbox! Sent Mail means email, but I have a chat there like 1 email-1 line of a chat. It annoys me... I have Conversation view off. I have ...
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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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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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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 — 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 to mark all unread email as read on Hotmail

I have around 2K email as unread in Hotmail. How can I mark all of then as read in one go?
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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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How to send an email address through eBay

Ebay let's you message sellers and buyers but it doesn't let you include an email address in your message. The warning prompt: johndoe at gmail dot come doesn't work either. Presumably they ...
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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 do I email collaborators on a folder or Word document in the New Google Drive?

Google's newest version of Drive doesn't allow anymore to "email collaborators" except on files that are part of the Google Apps suite. Here's a use-case: I have a Word document I share with my ...
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Gmail to Gmail Email Security

Consider an email sent from <some_user>@gmail.com to <some_other_user>@gmail.com. Aside from the HTTPS encryption that each user has with the server, I presume emails have to be stored and ...
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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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Download attachment in Gmail that's falsely identified as 'Virus found'?

I intentionally saved something very sensitive among a lengthy text file named xxxx.dll and saved as an attachment in my Gmail inbox as an email. Now that I needed it and tried to download it, Gmail ...
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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).