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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 to share a Dropbox folder but hide collaborator/user’s emails?

I work with two different customers and need to share the same folder with each of them, but I don't want them to know of each other. At the moment, any user who joins a shared Dropbox folder can ...
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How to edit a table (created by Lotus Notes) in the email reply (in Gmail)?

I've received an email with an embedded table. I want to put some marks inside that table (i.e., edit the content of the table) and send it back. Unfortunately, the Gmail interface doesn't seem to ...
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How do I achieve a “shared inbox” in Google Apps?

I have searched here and on Google for the best solution to achieve a similar function to a shared inbox here at my office setup. I also spent one hour with the Google Apps Support team in the states ...
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How do I adapt Mailchimp for Listserv functionality?

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I currently run a listserv (listservs?) on my Dreamhost VPS for a client. There are 4 different forwarding addresses, and about 160 delivery recipients in total. ...
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Create an “@msn.com” email address

I want to create an email account in MSN that be like something@msn.com. Is there any way to do that? I found only a way to create @live and @hotmail.com email.
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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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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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Importing to GMail from Yahoo! Mail Plus takes forever

I've decided to migrate over to GMail, so of course I would like to migrate my old Yahoo emails and forward Yahoo mail to GMail for a few months until the transition is complete. (Yes, I've already ...
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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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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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Do email services send sender's IP address?

If I'm going to receive/send email through Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo, would I be able to see the IP of the sender? I know there's nothing to do with the IP but would it give away the location from where I'm ...
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Turn e-mails into an RSS feed? [closed]

The title explains it all. Here is a service that once did it, but doesn't seem to work any longer: http://www.mailbucket.org/ Any suggestions?
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Sending an email to a Facebook user, knowing only his id

If I send an email to john.doe@facebook.com then John will receive the message. In my address book I have the Facebook ids of my friends. Can I use those ids to send an email? I just tried ...
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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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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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How do I get the e-mail addresses of my Facebook friends?

I want to send one of my Facebook friends an e-mail, but I don't have his email-address. It's rather personal, so I don't want to send it via Facebook if possible. How can I get his e-mail address ...
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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 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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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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Sending email from gmail appears in outlook.com inbox

I recently added a gmail account to my outlook.com account. Now I have tried to remove it unsuccessfully and whenever I send an email from gmail it is showing up in the inbox for my outlook.com ...
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How to migrate emails from one outlook.com address to another outlook.com address?

We have to migrate emails from user@oldDomain.com => user@newDomain.com Both oldDomain and newDomains are actually hosted via outlook.com (Live Domains) so it's essentially on the 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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Creating email price alerts for online products with Google Spreadsheets?

I'm trying to figure out a way to get an email or text notification when an item's price drops below a certain point. I've tried using ImportHTML and ImportXML with Google Spreadsheets but can't seem ...
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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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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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Can I receive a notification when a GMail account has not received an email for a given amount of time?

I have a GMail account whose main purpose is to receive updates from an instrument deployed in a remote location. The updates are received 6-8 times a day, and they are normally "All is well", and 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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Keeping mails working and move some of them to google apps

I registered today on google apps as a reseller, cause I'm intending to resell there apps to my clients. Google force resellers to use the keyword 'reseller' as a subdomain; so, I used ...
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Set up Gmail to place the quoted text on top of my reply for bottom-posting

Is there a way to configure Gmail or add a labs extension to enable bottom-posting of replies? By default it quotes the message you are replying and places the cursor at the top. I want it to place ...
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Can I bounce messages (not forward, but a true bounce) in Gmail?

Prima facie this is impossible. But perhaps someone has some kind of hack to do it. This is one of the last things holding me back from switching to Gmail from Pine. To be clear, bouncing a message ...
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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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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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Do any tools exist to combine template based transactional email with CRM? [closed]

I am between a rock a hard place right now with a decision relating to CRM capabilities and general email marketing for our company. We have simply used very basic (think Gmail contacts, outlook, ...
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How do I import email from another email account into my Gmail account?

I have another email account with another email provider which is not GMail, but I want to import that email into Gmail. Is it possible to do this?
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Receive mail into Gmail from custom domain Google Apps

I have a regular gmail account and a custom domain'd gmail account. I want to use Gmail's "Check mail using POP3" function to retrieve the latter into my regular user@gmail.com but I cant get past ...
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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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Importing to Gmail, no “Accounts and Import” tab

I have an email account that I would like to import all archived message from into Gmail. The Gmail help page on this topic says that this is done under the "Accounts and Import" tab in the settings. ...
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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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Exporting email from Horde

I am trying to exporting my email from Horde, but it never asks me where it should download the file to, it only shows that it will be in the form of a .MBOX file. So where can I find the file?
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Moving Webmail to Google Apps

I am using Webmail (RoundCube) on cPanelX, using BlueHost web hosting. I am planning to move to Google Apps, is there any way to move my existing mail to Gmail?
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Label outgoing emails in Gmail when composing the mail

I try to label every single conversation that is in my Gmail inbox. For incoming mails this is super straightforward. I just hit L, type the first few letters of my desired label and hit Enter. So far ...
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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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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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Changing email provider from Yahoo to Gmail

I have a personal Yahoo email address. Everyday I receive a lot of spam and this wastes a lot of my time. I am thinking of moving from Yahoo mail to Gmail. But how should I do it properly? How do I ...
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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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Can I set a reminder for Google Tasks based on their due date?

Is it possible to be notified before a task is due, similar to how you can set notifications for events on Google Calendar?
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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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Downloading all my Yahoo! Mail to my desktop computer

I've a free Yahoo! Mail account nearing 300 emails and I want to download the mail to my computer. I also have a backup of the emails in my another Gmail account. Is there something in Yahoo! Mail ...