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Is it possible to utilizing the “Send mail as” GMail feature from SMTP?

I have my GMail linked to non-gmail email accounts so that I can send mail as them. Is there a way to use this feature without the web interface (smtp)? I use Mail for Mac OSX Snow Leopard.
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Can you share calendars on Microsoft Online Services - Online Exchange

I am in a trial of Microsoft Online Services as our company is looking at Exchange (and Exchange like) email solutions. MS Online Services is interesting, but I haven't been able to figure out how to ...
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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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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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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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Facebook private messages email notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to receive email notification on about new Facebook messages? I used to get email notifications when I received private messages but for some reason I'm not getting ...
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Why can't I reply to Facebook wall posts by email?

As mentioned in this answer, it is supposed to be possible to respond to Facebook wall posts via email, by replying to the notification message. This used to work for me, but now suddenly doesn't. ...
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Automatically pick sending account based on recipient domain in gmail.com

I have multiple accounts linked to my Gmail.com account, so that when I click Compose in the web app, I can choose one out of a few "From" addresses. Is there a way to make it pick a "From" address ...
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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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Is it possible to use Trello with incoming email integration?

It would be nice to have a mail address where you send a message and is automagically added to a trello list on a specified board. This means it could be used for some sort of issue tracking. Is it ...
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Newsletter and bulk email service

I need a good service to send Email newsletters. I send a couple of product news letters a month to about 6000 registered clients Can you guys recommend a good service ? It whoud be nice if it had ...
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How can I send my emails in Thunderbird to Gmail

I had, a long time ago, a non-free email account. Once I get a gmail account I forget about it, but I still have all the emails stored (in Thunderbird format) I will like to be able to join them with ...
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Gmail hacked, no IP alerts

Recently my Gmail was hacked - I was suddenly signed out of Gtalk and my password no longer worked. I was able to reset my password by following my secret question/answer. When I logged in again, I ...
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How to allow someone else to send emails in my name?

I want to give another person the ability to send emails in my name. This person should be able to send mail using my email address, but not be able to read my email. Does anybody know a webapp or ...
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Unsubscription links in spams: Safe?

Some emails circumvent the spam protection mechanism and drop into inbox. I occasionally see this happen both on web based mail services and on our Exchange mail server. Some of those spams have a ...
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How do I setup a group in Google Apps for Business to be able to send to to all employees via one email address?

I am running Google Apps for Business for managing our organization emails. I want to setup an email such as team@mycompany.com and when sending an email to this email address, all team members will ...
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How to make Gmail receive email only from one account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to implement a white-list-based system in Gmail? I want to make my Gmail account filter out all incoming email, save for those from a particular address, so that ...
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E-mail user services deletion account policy for inactive accounts?

Is there any deletion account policy for web based email services like Yahoo, MSN or Gmail? For example if you don't access your account for a while will it be deleted?, will it be deactivated only? ...
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Detailed list of automated die roller web sites? [closed]

What sites exist for automated die rolling? In other words you can choose which and how many dice to roll, the site rolls it and gives and answer, and also may email the rolls to whom you choose. ...
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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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Can I remove a '.' from my Gmail username?

I know it doesn't make much of a difference, as Gmail forwards all messages to "john.doe" and "johndoe" to the same inbox, but I don't want it there anymore. The . shows up whenever my Gmail username ...
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Using Multiple email via gmail

I have a gmail account which i using for years. Now i have bought a domain for which i set up with google app. Now what i want to know is that. What i want is, using couple of email address to one ...
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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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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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How can I forward email from an old account to my new GMail account?

I have an old Yahoo mail account on which I still get a few emails, now and then - but I now primarily use GMail. Is there a way for me to automatically forward or fetch emails from that account so ...
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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 easily search for starred / flagged messages across all folders in Yahoo Mail?

I am trying to find functionality in Yahoo Mail which is similar to what Gmail and Outlook allow for "starred" or "flagged" messages. I would like to be able to star / flag a message, and then easily ...
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Service to check if an email address is valid

Is there any online service to check if a given email address is valid? I don't want to use my private email address to verify an email address by sending a trial message and waiting for a ...
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Automatic notifications from Bitbucket

I created a repository on the Bitbucket. And in Admin tab I found Services configuration. As I understand services allow to integrate with email, twitter and so on. I expected that once I configured ...
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Gmail: can I import my IMAP sent folder from another account without creating duplicates?

I have an email account that supports IMAP, and I also have a Gmail account. I want to import a folder from the email account that supports IMAP to Gmail (my sent messages folder). This Lifehacker ...
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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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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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Is it possible to modify outgoing mail headers in Gmail?

Is there any way to modify the mail headers in an outgoing message sent using Gmail? I'm interested in doing this to add an "Approved:" header to a Mailman announcements-only list (reference).
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Is Facebook email unusable or just unpopular?

Facebook recently has been rolling out the ability to email to and from the "messages" interface. This is rolling out with the update that combines Facebook Chat and Messages, etc, into one messaging ...
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Automatically sending files to your Dropbox Account via email

Is it possible to, say, email files via attachment to your Dropbox account? As opposed to manually placing the file on the Dropbox folder on your computer?
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Send txt msg to webmail?

Is there an email provider that supports sending text messages to a phone # and will send you an email from it? Does it also support (image) attachments (say i see a funny ad on the subway, can i take ...
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Is there a way to print my e-mails in a book?

Is there someone who knows if there's something available online where I can print parts of my e-mail inbox? I've been trying to make the selection by hand, but I just don't have the time to make a ...
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Gmail got hacked - how should I report?

My Gmail recently got hacked and quite a few messages were deleted. I got the password back, and they didn't send any email or try to impersonate me -- just deleted quite a few messages. Do you think ...
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E-mail address protection snippet

Is there any WebApp that allows you to publish an e-mail on the web using a script tag that protects it from robots? To be more clear: I want to publish a post on Blogspot that prints my e-mail on ...
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What is a good program/online service to automatically forward mail to gmail?

Gmail's "check mail using POP3" feature only checks for mail every hour or so for me. I want the mail in my mail server to be forwarded to gmail ever few minutes. What is the best way to set something ...
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Why does Facebook say that my friend searched his email contacts but he didn't?

Facebook Friend Finder suggests me to search for friends and asks for my email password saying "N found 2 friends by searching his email contacts. Give it a try". But my friend never did this, I ...
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Flickr upload by email to Tumblr

Is it possible to upload an image to Tumblr over Flickr by email feature? It looks like Flickr is offering that but it's not working for me: (Login required) http://www.flickr.com/blogs.gne
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Gmail: get a list of all conversations with one person across several e-mail addresses

Say there's a person in my contact list that uses several email addresses - eg john.doe@gmail.com and john@doe.com I list both addresses in his card at GMail's contacts, but if I want to get a list ...
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Google Apps - 550 550 Authentication is required for relay (state 13)

I have Google Apps setup for my business and use Gmail as my mail host. I can send email just fine, but there are a couple addresses to which I cannot send e-mail. I get the error 550 550 ...
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Free email portal with forwarding feature

I'm looking for a free email portal that supports forwarding my mail to my main email for free. What are some good solutions? Gmail doesn't work because all the memorable email addresses under 10 ...
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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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Stop getting Netflix notification emails

Netflix wants to send me an email by default every time they receive a disk from me and every time they send one out. How can I turn these emails off?
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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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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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Is there a DNS Blacklist check for Hotmail/Live accounts?

We have a domain which is having issues sending emails to @hotmail and @live addresses. If you add the domain to safe senders it goes through no problem at all. However, sending to a random ...