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Change from Outlook.com back to Hotmail [duplicate]

I had a Hotmail account but it changed to Outlook.com . I really want my Hotmail settings back - anyone know how I can make my Outlook.com account change back to my Hotmail one? I still have the ...
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e-mails from certain domains not going through e-mail alias

I have a former school (.edu) e-mail account that has been converted to an alias, which is supposed to forward everything to my paid Go Daddy account. However, e-mails from certain domains never seem ...
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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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How can I find a message by Message-ID in Gmail?

For archival purposes, I am storing a list of emails. I would like to be able to later find a particular message in my Gmail account. A unique message identifier is its Message-ID. However Gmail does ...
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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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Sync two Google accounts

Since 1994 my primary email has been aol (which I have grown to hate and want to delete) Years ago I set up an anonymouse blog on blogspot with a silly (dumb) Gmail address. Since then I have become ...
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How to view .eml files in Outlook.com?

I was sent an e-mail with .eml files attached. Outlook.com disaplys them as Blocked. How do I view eml files in Outlook.com?
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If I import email from another email account into Gmail, will sent email also be imported? And will appear as sent in Gmail?

I just had this question. The title really just says it all—if I import email from another account (not a Gmail one) into Gmail, will old sent email also get imported? And will it appear as sent in ...
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Gmail forward set “reply-to” header

Is there anyway I can froward all emails from a Gmail account to a number of other e-mail accounts and then setting the reply-to (or from) header as the Gmail's account? So multiple people can use ...
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Why is it when I changed my primary e-mail address on Facebook I didn't need to log back in on my phone?

I changed the e-mail address I use to log into Facebook but I didn't have to change it on my phone (until I logged out and logged back in). Does Facebook keep a record of past log in credentials?
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Email address => full name and social profile? [closed]

If I have an email address, what service can I use to get more information about the user? I remember seeing an API that takes an email address and gives you the full name, and also social profiles. ...
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How can I auto-delete some spam from Gmail?

I really like GMail's spam filters. However, they occasionally catch not-spam so I like to quickly scan the contents of spam folder every so often, marking "not spam" to the few messages that aren't ...
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Exporting Gmail to local Outlook PST

I need to export out emails from Gmail to an Outlook PST file and it seems slow using this method—Outlook and IMAP/POP3 are kinda slow on archiving. Is there any other method than going through POP3 ...
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Gmail filter stopped working

I'm studying in a Russian non-technical University now, where we don’t have a normal mailing list to get emails from teachers and from each other. I've created an account on Gmail and sent that ...
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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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Way to forward old emails from my Gmail to Outlook? And sync sent emails from outlook to gmail?

The question really says all about what I want to do, or need help on. I recently signed up for a new outlook account to try out the new outlook preview and I've set up gmail to automatically forward ...
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Reprocess mail archive for spam

I have a huge archive containing some giga of mail. Once, when I didn't have Gmail, I didn't filter them for spam, so now I have massive spam into it. Is there a way to let Gmail (or some other ...
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Collector for POP3-Mails

I have a desktop PC at home and a notebook for studying. I am currently using Thunderbird to manage my mails, but the problem is, that I cannot keep the data between my two computers syncronized. Is ...
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Auto forward email to specific address when receiving from (other) specific address?

I am looking for a way to do the following (with an app and/or web app): iPhone receives an email from ACCOUNT1@mail.com App (running in background or active when "closed" - is this possible?) ...
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How to block “via” senders in Gmail

I have this annoying problem in Gmail. Spammers are by-passing the Gmail spam filters and are so clever that I am not able to create a manual filter of my own to block them. They are sending me junk ...
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How to link or share an email in Gmail?

I often want to share an old email chain with a friend -- usually someone who was on on the chain in the first place. Is there an easy way to send a "link" or otherwise share that email?
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How to receive a regular email listing all Twitter mentions of a specific word or keyword?

Searching Twitter for mentions of a word or multiple words can be a chore. Is there something that can be set up in Twitter that will email me a digest of search terms? Or do I have to look for some ...
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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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How can one bounce (remail) from gmail (like I do in mutt)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I bounce messages (not forward, but a true bounce) in Gmail? I use 'b'ounce all the time in mutt to pass bureaucratic mail to where it needs to go. gmail users keep ...
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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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Undeliverable email warning not forwarded from gmail

I have a Google Mail account which should forward all emails to my main email account. It works in 99% of cases with my current filters: Matches: is:spam Do this: Never send it to Spam Matches: ...
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Using new hotmail.com 'send as feature' results in a 'from <live email> on behalf of <sent as email>', anyway to 'fix' that?

With outlook.com I can opt to send emails from other accounts, but when I do send an email the 'from' is formatted as: 'Sent by myemail@live.com on behalf of theEmailIWantToSendAs@gmail.com'. Would ...
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Disable Facebook email notifications but keep them on the website

If I disable my notifications in the notification settings on Facebook, does that also disable the notifications on the website (little red numbers on top) or does it only disable the e-mail ...
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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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Gmail labs: Can you create custom shortcuts involving Ctrl + or Alt +?

I'm moving from Outlook to Gmail (in Google Apps) and am setting things up in it to make it as powerful as possible in being my daily driver... (like the message pane). I want to set up Ctrl+R for ...
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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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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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Mass/Bulk Forwarding Emails based on tag, from one Gmail Business account to another

Problem: I need to forward (entire thread) a few hundred emails from one Gmail Business account to another based on the tag. Is this even possible? If so, what application do I need to support ...
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Using e-mail to send a web form message

Had no idea how to phrase the question better. My problem is, that sometimes I want to send an important notice to a company. I use normal, not electronic, mail - "recorded delivery". The problem is, ...
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Is there a webapp which let's me email stuff to my colleagues, and they receive a daily summary of those emails?

It should also archive the content of those emails in some sort of private online feed, for easy reference. I'm going to use it to notify them of new rules and coding conventions we're going to use. ...
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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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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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How can I delete all my Hotmail contacts?

I've done some research but I couldn't find any helpful answer. Is there a way to delete all Hotmail contacts at once? The reason is that some spam emails are sent automatically to my contacts, and ...
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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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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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(Free) Google Postini alternatives? [closed]

I would like to know whether there are any (free) alternatives to Google Postini or not. I want to screen the messages first before sending them to the inbox.
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How can I filter and label emails that are sent to a mailing list (which I am a part of)?

My current Gmail e-mail address is a part of a bunch of mailing lists that I need to be a part of. The problem is that I don't know what they are and they are always changing. So, how can I have it ...
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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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Non-Transparent Msg Forwarding in Gmail

I am trying to use Gmail as a group messaging system between 3 people - A, B and C. I created a Gmail ID - D for this purpose. I then set rules in Gmail which work as follows - If A sends an email ...
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Is there any email marketing web application that allows the absence of a physical address in the email? [closed]

I know they (e.g. Mailchimp, Aweber, Vertical Response...etc) want to comply with the CAN-SPAM act so they have to force us to include a physical address in the mail that we send. I have just taken a ...
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How do I set Gmail to use my default account?

How do I set Gmail to use my default account? My settings are set correctly, so this appears to be a bug. Details: I've checked my settings and my ****@xona.com account is set to be the default, but ...
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Mass Delete GMail EMail while keeping certain addresses

I would like to delete majority of the email in my inbox. I have read ways of doing this, here is the method: Open your Web browser, head to Gmail, and sign into your account. Next to the Search the ...
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Gmail: Forwarded email to another recipient DeliveredTo me

I tried to forward an email that landed in my Gmail account to a 3rd party (through the Gmail web interface); should be simple enough... However, I check my own emails immediately afterwards, and I ...
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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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Is it possible filter messages in Hotmail using boolean OR / AND conditions? [closed]

Is there any trick to put different criteria in one folder? Or add criteria in a field with boolean conditions? Is it only possible to add a condition and a new folder (not in an existing folder)?