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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 to add all addresses in Outlook.com inbox to safe senders list

My problem right now is that there are lot of email addresses which I've already added to the safe senders list in Gmail, but not yet in Outlook.com. So how can I add all the addresses in my email ...
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Gmail “suspicious sign-in prevented ”. Suspicious or not?

Yesterday I got an email from Google saying that my Hotmail adress had been compromised. Snip below. Someone recently tried to use an application to sign in to your Google Account, ...
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Web database replacement for Access [closed]

I'm looking for an online, multi-user solution to replacement MS Access. The current configuration that I am working with performs the following tasks, which I would like to still be able to do in an ...
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Change “From” address in offline Gmail?

When I use the standard online interface to compose an email in gmail, I have the option of changing the address in the from box. Is it possible to access this feature in offline gmail?
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Trello email notification

I'd like to send Evernote reminders from a Card. Is there a way to customize the email template used in notifications (ie: set the subject to something different from 'Trello Notification'), so that ...
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Ampersand in email address/nickname?

I have received email from an external person addressed to x&y@domain.com instead of xny@domain.com. (& is a valid character in email addresses.) It is caught in the catchall and I would like ...
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How do I verify if my e-mails are caught by Gmail's spam filter?

I'm concerned that e-mails I'm sending are caught by the Gmail spam filter. I'm sending emails via Amazon SES and I neither see reports nor bounces. However, I have zero responses on my emails which ...
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Sending HTML email through Google Groups

I want to send a formatted email (say HTML or PDF) to a large group of people (all parents in a school - no, I do not mean to spam, just send them a monthly newsletter about school-related ...
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Google Groups replies

I have changed the settings of my Google Group, now my members are able to reply/reply all from emails as well. However, when members reply to my posts they get an error. A self replied message as ...
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Is there an app for populating shipping labels for printing via an API?

I have a web app where users place orders for items that we need to ship. Instead of entering the shipping info into usps.com (for instance) manually, is there an app that I can send shipping info to ...
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Send Facebook notifications for pages I administer to an email address other than my primary one

Is it possible to set up Facebook to send notifications for pages where I am the admin to an email address that isn't my primary one? I'm in the process of setting up a Facebook page for our company ...
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Any Postmarkapp.com alternatives around? [closed]

I'm looking for paid STMP services like Postmarkapp.com. Postmarkapp.com is great, but it's prices are too high for me. I know that Smtp.com is also good (but I've failed to contact their sales ...
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Possible to create mailing group from multiple email addresses in a message I received?

Say I get an email with 30 eddresses in the To: field (or CC, etc) is it possible to create a new mailing group from all these people in any webmail app? I'm sort of primarily looking for this in ...
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Is it possible to reset sign-in cookies for all Gmail users in Google Admin?

This can be done for individual users, but I would like to be able to force a weekly sign-in reset for all Gmail users in my org.
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What email services allow authentication from a different OpenID provider? [closed]

Lots of email services are OpenID providers: Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, and so on. However, as far as I can tell, those services themselves don't allow for OpenID authentication. What email services, ...
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Move sent emails from Outlook to Yahoo server

I have a Yahoo email account on Outlook Express which uses POP3. I want to know how to upload all the emails I have in my sent folder to Yahoo server since now I want to manage my emails with IMAP. I ...
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Reset an @iolfree.ie e-mail password [closed]

The main e-mail address I use to sign up to websites is something @iolfree.ie. I've not signed into that site in ages. Instead, I have Gmail set up to sign in over POP3 and retrieve messages. I want ...
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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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Is there any way to auto reply to certain message string? [closed]

I was wondering if there's a way to auto reply "Cool!" to all messages with titles "Yo check this out", messages containing the words "Watch this video!", or something similar, after an hour the ...
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How do I add contacts to CC for a group in Gmail?

I like to use the Groups feature of Gmail to quickly send an email to a certain group of people that are generally always included on certain emails. For instance, I have a Family group so I can ...
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Gmail won't forward mail sent to myself

I own a dedicated server with a domain, we'll say foobar.com. I use google apps to manage my email SMTP servers. Now I don't check two gmail inboxes. I have my own personal one, and then I have ...
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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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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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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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anonymous links in email?

I've received a spam claimed to be sent from one of my friends' email (well I'm sure he didn't send it). What exactly would be the implications of clicking the link? What's the worse that could ...
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Why do I keep getting these emails from non-existent email addresses on my domain?

My wife's got a website/domain for the business she owns, and lately she's been getting emails from email addresses on her domain that don't exist. So, she has like maybe five valid email addresses ...
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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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Download overview of Gmail inbox to text file

How can I approach this? Could you help me? The format of the text file is not very important. An possible format would be: Email 1;Involved contact(s);Subject and preview;Date or time Email ...
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How to group all emails from one user into one collection in gmail?

So I really love how gmail groups for me important conversations. Bu I have tons of job related emails sent to me automatically from @googlecode.com on each project update (svn commit) So it looks ...
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How to do autodelete the trash items in Gmail as it is moved into it?

I am receiving some useless mails every now and then. I have applied a filter for it in my Inbox in Gmail, but it resides in Trash. I also want it to get deleted instantly as it comes into Trash as ...
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Does MailChimp host images for HTML emails?

If I want to send out HTML emails via MailChimp, would they host images for me or do I have to do it on my own server?
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How do I send an email to a list of people without them seeing the other email addresses?

I have a group of friends and family that I would like to send an email to, but I don't want everyone to see everyone's email address at the top. How do I do this?
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How can I set up a Google Apps email address to forward?

I have tried following the instructions here, but when I get to step 4: In the Email routing section, click Add another destination. I can't proceed because there is no Email routing section.
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How to check the authenticity of a domain

I have received a mail from "xxxxx@yahoo-inc.com" Is there any way I can check if this domain is owned by yahoo, or by a scammer? nslookup returns different results for yahoo.com and yahoo-inc.com ...
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Service to check if an email address is valid [closed]

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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Email attachment / Gmail

I was wondering when I attach a file to be sent in an email is the progress bar that displays the file being encoding to MIME or is the file being upload to a server? Thanks.
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Email campaign website with API that takes email addresses

I would like to take advantage of a third party service to send out emails, but I don't want to duplicate my user list. Is there a service that offers an API that will accept recipient emails rather ...
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I want to receive the tweets of everyone I follow as emails. How do I configure that?

I suspect this might require a 3rd party application. There is no way that I would want SMS notifications to my phone (which is almost what I'm looking for). And if I could get emails just for ...
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How are Google Plus emails interactive?

I received a mail from Google+ saying that someone I knew recently joined Google+. The email had an interactive red-box which allowed me to add the user to my circles. As far as I am aware, emails do ...
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Using Gmail to manage multiple email accounts (not all @gmail.com)

Can you use Gmail like you'd use Outlook or Mac mail, i.e., be able to see a bunch of accounts and use them from inside Gmail? I know that you can do this in the new Outlook.com but we're already ...
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Gmail doesn’t delete mails from other account's sever after importing

I import mail from another mail account/server into my Gmail. I do not want to save a copy on this other server. I went into Gmail settings → Accounts and clicked edit info next to my external ...
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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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How do I automatically remove previously sent emails from an email?

I don't know how to properly phrase this question (not a native english speaker) so I guess I'd have to show it to you: I want to remove the red-shaded part of the picture above. It's really ...
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Does using Gmail's “Never send it to Spam” filter mean I can't train their spam filter?

Gmail's Spam filter generates an unacceptable number of false positives for me, and I'm very wary of losing real emails. I don't really want Gmail to delete anything by default, as I don't necessarily ...
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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 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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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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How do I view an organisation member's email in Trello?

In Trello, I created an organisation with several members. I need to get the email of one of the members, in order to invite them to a new separate board. Can I get the email address of an existing ...
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Parse incoming email for key information in Gmail

I get sales notifications via email (Gmail) and I would like a way to parse these incoming emails for key information (purchase id, customer name, email, etc) and then import that into a Google Docs ...